10-Minute Tuneups: Resistance band workout (1/6)

Need a quick workout? Get toned all over in just 10 minutes a day using only a resistance band

intro

A quick resistance band workout

Resistance bands are portable and easy to store, and let you work your muscles from different angles. That means a more toned look overall.

The thicker the band, the more resistance it provides, so choose one that feels challenging to pull but not like you’re straining, which can hamper your range of motion and ruin your form. You can up the intensity of these exercises by shortening the band; to do so, wrap the ends loosely around each hand.

Warm-up: 1 minute

Do gentle jumping jacks. Or simply march briskly in place while swinging arms to shoulder height.

    1   ...   >>    

Related content:

Secrets to Staying Healthy & Happy

Portrait of young happy smiling woman with perfum bottle indoors

Natural home remedies: Asthma

Asthma is serious and should be discussed with your doctor. But there are also home remedies you can try to reduce the severity and frequency of your attacks, and to help manage your symptoms when they happen

beauty-habits-sleep

News: Dreaming about work could improve your performance

Do you ever dream about work? I often do, and I interpret it as a sign of job-related stress. But new research suggests that dreaming about a task can actually help people perform better. The study, published this week in the journal Current Biology, revealed that people who were taught a new task and later […]

fitness-buddy

Tricks to prevent you from falling off the fitness wagon

I’ve finally found a way to actually stick with my fitness routine and will soon be running my first half-marathon. Here’s what worked for me:1. Set a goal. And then set another goalI got married this summer so of course I felt pressure to shape up for the big day. Signing up for a few […]