The resistance band bicep curls is similar to the dumbbell curl but instead of using dumbbells you are using resistance bands. The bands allow you to switch resistance as needed to build muscle and tone your arms.
The biceps are located in the upper front part of the arms.
This muscle is use to lift and carry object during your daily routine.
For example your biceps are using when you are carrying you groceries to your car, or when you want to lift up your children up or even when you need to left something at work, that is when you use these muscles.
One way that you can strengthen this muscle is by doing the bicep curls with resistance bands.
Below I will show you how the resistance band bicep curl works with a step by step instruction and with a video.
This exercise is one of the more common oblique workouts. It is effective and only requires an exercise mat.
1. Stand with both feet together, holding the handle of a resistance band in either hand. Step both feet onto the middle of the band, hips-width distance apart.
2. Inhale, and as you exhale, simultaneously bend both elbows. Make sure you have the correct alignment.
3. As you inhale, straighten both your arms, coming back to the starting position. This counts as one rep.
4. Repeat for 6 to 16 repetitions.
Tips: While doing this exercise make sure you let your bicep muscle do most of the work and do not us the momentum of you body. As make sure you keep your elbows close to your body as you try to minimize the movement of you upper body.
Try to aim for one to five set of this workout depending on the number of rep and your fitness level.
Here is a great site for more resistance band workouts.
Watch the video below on how to do this exercise correctly.
While doing this exercise make sure to keep your foot on the floor to minimize movement of your hips.
The resistance band workout is as good or even better than buying weightlifting equipment. You can get a full workout with resistance training with less money.
Below is a great 16 minutes Bicep & Tricep Super Set Workout - Resistance Band Exercises.
The abdominal crunches is the most common and the best exercise for your abs. They are the most easiest stomach workout and if they are done correctly can be very effective.
Interval training or HIIT which is short for High-intensity interval training, which is a great way to combine low intense aerobics with high intense workout.
Once you are done with this resistance band exercise, you should give these dumbbell workouts a try.