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Dumbbells or Bands, which are better?

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Great success story! Read before and after fitness transformation stories from women and men who hit weight loss goals and got THAT BODY with training and meal prep. Find inspiration, motivation, and workout tips | Dumbbells or Bands, which are better?You don’t need expensive weight machines or free weights to increase strength because elastic bands work just as well.

Researchers from Malaysia and Australia found that muscle activation was greater when doing biceps curls with elastic bands compared to free-weight dumbbells.

The elastic bands worked best when shortened by 30 percent, which increased resistance.

Elastic bands are inexpensive, lightweight and portable, and can be used almost anywhere to provide a quality resistance exercise workout. (European Journal Sport Science. 13: 155-163. 2013)

Source: FitnessRx

Originally posted 2013-12-30 11:53:05. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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