The best resistance bands for yoga are powerful little fitness tools that have become an essential part of our at-home workouts.
Gone are the days when we relied on kettlebells and dumbbells to build strength and muscle. Resistance bands have made it all much easier and our living room (which has become our part-time gym) is thanking us for it, too.
When shopping for the best resistance bands for women, in particular, there are a few things to keep in mind. Firstly, you have to make sure you pick the right resistance band for you. How do you work this out? If you're new to the strength-testing bands, you should always start off light and work your way up to bands with more tension. Secondly, you need to establish the type of workout you're using your resistance band for.
If it's the best resistance bands for yoga that you're after, then we've got some great suggestions for you.
The best resistance bands for yoga
1. Gritin Resistance Bands [Set of 5]
Like most resistance bands, this Amazon's Choice set comes with five different strength levels, which means you can alternate them depending on how intense you want your workout to be.
Made with a natural latex material, the resistance bands are skin-friendly and according to reviews, they provide amazing durability and won't crack easily either—and they're bright and colorful, which is always a plus.
2. TAIYUNWEI Resistance Bands Set [Set of 3]
These stretchy resistance bands for yoga can easily be tailored to your training level, your strength, ability and comfort, whether you're a newbie or an experienced user.
Bought in a pack of three, in yellow, blue and purple colorways, the 1.5 meter bands are especially great for yoga practice as they help you achieve full-body extension and enhance exercises on your legs, hips, waist, arms and back. They're also amazing at increasing your flexibility.
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3. Fit-Flex Resistance Exercise Band
Available in blue, red or yellow, these Fit-Flex resistance bands have been given a strong four-star rating by happy customers on Amazon. Not only is the product super purse-friendly but according to Amazon, they're used and recommended by physiotherapists and fitness professionals.
Specifically great for stretching, conditioning and strength training, they're one of the ultimate activewear accessories out there. And unlike bands with plastic handles, the simple form of a Fit-Flex band is fuss-free and easier to grip.
4. Haquno Resistance Bands, Non-Slip Workout Bands
Haquno's set of two allows you to switch it up between light and heavy resistance to provide more flexibility and more versatility to your at-home workout routine.
The non-slip stretch fabric is durable enough to offer support during even the most flexible of yoga poses but is soft enough that it won't dig into your skin or cause any irritations.
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