Why Our Equipment Works

 

 

 

Resistance bands and cables offer several advantages over traditional weights when it comes to certain exercises and training goals: 

  

1. Variable Resistance: Resistance bands and cables provide variable resistance throughout the entire range of motion. As you stretch or pull on the bands or cables, the resistance increases, challenging your muscles at different points in the exercise. This allows for a more natural and effective resistance curve, targeting the muscles more effectively compared to weights which provide a constant resistance. 

 

2. Constant Tension: Both resistance bands and cables provide constant tension throughout the exercise. Unlike weights, which can have a momentary lapse in tension at certain points, bands and cables keep the muscles engaged throughout the entire range of motion. This constant tension creates a greater muscle stimulus and can lead to increased muscle activation and growth. 

 

3. Joint-Friendly: Resistance bands and cables put less stress on your joints compared to heavy weights. They allow for a more controlled and smooth movement, reducing the risk of joint strain or injury. This makes them particularly useful for individuals with joint issues or those recovering from injuries. 

 

4. Stabilizer Muscle Activation: Resistance bands and cables require greater activation of stabilizer muscles. These smaller muscles help to support and stabilize joints during movements. By using resistance bands and cables, you engage these stabilizer muscles more effectively, leading to improved overall strength and stability. 

 

5. Versatility and Portability: Resistance bands are lightweight, compact, and portable. They can be easily carried and used anywhere, making them ideal for home workouts, travel, or outdoor training.