Part Three of four: Sit on the floor with your back angled backward about 45 degrees, your legs bent slightly at the knees and your feet hovering a couple of inches above the ground. Keep your legs close together.
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SaYou don’t need expensive equipment to develop an effective, diverse routine that builds muscle strength. Exercise should be a mix of strength training and cardiovascular training. Both modes of exercise burn calories and, in turn, lead to stored fat being used as a source of energy. Resistance bands are my go-to for a killer full body workout at home, giving you the versatility to play around with speed, while working on your cardiovascular system and providing you with several resistance options for you to build the strength. Be sure to challenge yourself, using the thicker tighter bands to really work those muscles.
Now that the milder temperatures are upon us across the country, Canadians are flocking to the great outdoors for physical and mental soundness. For those of you who’ve been chomping at the bit to take a break from the elliptical trainer, Stairmaster or treadmill and take things outside, there are likely many more options than simply running or walking that you may be neglecting.
The past year has seen some major changes in the world that have seriously impacted the health and wellness industry. With many gyms closed and equipment becoming difficult and expensive to find, Becky Colwell, Registered Physiotherapist, and myself, founder of Toronto’s b-Stretched, have put together a three-part series that shows you can still get a great workout at home with a simple set of resistance bands.