Hip resistance bands are fitness accessories that work out best your lower body. They can be found in an assortment of sizes, resistance levels and materials. Often, they are called hip bands, hip circles, hip loops, mini bands, hip thruster loops and so on.
What will resistance bands do?
As the name suggests, a hip resistance band will ad resistance to your exercise. This added resistance helps strengthen your muscles and pushes you to work a little bit harder.
The hip resistance bands purpose is to increase resistance for a certain exercise or movement so that the muscles will work a bit harder, hence getting stronger.
Adding a hip resistance band to your work has many benefits: they tone and strengthen the muscles, they can add assistance not only resistance (for squats, for instance, they will keep the knees aligned) and they are great for stretching. In addition to their ability to help you strengthen muscles groups, they are also super affordable, adaptable for multiple fitness levels and they’re portable, as they are small and light weight.
Hip resistance band are necessary because you can do just about any type of strength training exercise without the need for heavy weights. So yeah, when it comes to light or moderate weights, resistance bands are a great weight replacement.
They are best for legs and glutes muscles toning. They can be used for all lower body exercises as well as for some of the abs exercises. They will help you build those muscles and grow your glutes and booty and even lose weight: as they add resistance, the muscles must work harder, increasing the metabolism and the fat burning.
Their only drawback, not taking into consideration the materials if they’re premium or not, is the fact that you need more than one to do your lower body exercises.