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In the world of strength training, resistance bands tend to fly under the radar – especially when used with a strong striker how kettlebells and dumbbells are compared, but what is not to like about resistance bands? They are light and versatile and easy to stow in a sports bag or carry-on bag, making them an ideal choice for the man who wants to work anytime, anywhere. You can use them alone or add them to standard exercises to increase your resistance to a more varied workout.
However, the resistance bands can be very different, and some are better suited to certain activities than others. Take a look at our top selection to find the right one for you.
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TheraBand Resistance Bands Set
These bands provide light resistance (2.4 to 21.3 pounds) for upper and lower body moves and is ideal for the musculature and enlargement of the body freedom of movement. They are also hypoallergenic and therefore the perfect band option for people with latex allergies or sensitivities.
Rogue Monster Bands
These closed-loop bands are a bit expensive but very durable and versatile. You can also get them in up to eight different resistance levels – from 15 to 200 pounds – making them one of the heaviest tape options on the market.
Black Mountain Products Resistance Band Set
The next time you get stuck in a hotel room, you can use this Resistance Band Set to squeeze in a fast pump. Comprising five levels of resistance levels ranging from two pounds to 30 pounds, this set comes with a handy door anchor, ankle straps, carrying case and exercise instructions.
Mini XL Band with Better Practice
According to the manufacturer These small, closed bands are ideal for warming the core, hips and shoulders. Buy the set of four for light, medium, heavy and extra heavy resistance.
These Resistance Bands feature four braided tubes that provide a durable training tool to withstand your toughest sessions. The only downside: you have to buy the different resistance levels separately.
Bodylastics MAX XT Resistance Band Set
If you're "above average", you'll love a 14 piece Bodylastics set that can bring you up to 142 pounds of resistance. This set includes six straps that can be easily clamped together to provide as much resistance as you need, plus two durable grips and ankle straps, a door anchor and a small anchor that goes everywhere.  RBT Economy Fitness Package
New to resistance band training? This package offers everything you need to get started: four straps with over 100 kg of resistance, a pair of grips and a four-week training program.
RIMSports Elite Hip Sling Resistance Bands
This circular waistband helps you find the right squat shape while targeting your glutes and abductors. And unlike other resistance bands, this is made of a soft, sweat-proof material that does not slip during squats, deadlifts and lunge.
Better All-Purpose Heavy Exercise Band
The Perform Better All-Purpose Band actually gives you two ribbons connected by a 10-inch loop. In this way, each arm can pull its own weight. The bands are available in six resistance levels, with the heaviest offering more than 100 pounds of resistance. Cheerfully: A reviewer warns that the bands have worn out after 12 months under heavy use. The price, however, is pretty hard to beat.
WODFitters Resistance Band Set
$ 109.99 (39% off)
This five-piece set by WODFitters can be used for anything from stretching, to putting on support, to resistance in heavy-duty exercises such as bench presses and squats. The gangs range from 10 pounds to 175 pounds of resistance so anyone can find one that works for them.