Updated: Feb 10, 2021
I love the strength band. It's true. You must be wondering how can someone love a massively oversized rubber elastic band?
Well, let me count the ways...
It's affordable. Starting at an average of $15 CAD, you can easily build a collection of bands with various tension options, as part of your home gym, without breaking the bank.
The lightest band I have, which is listed at $14.70 CAD on corefx.ca (as of the time of this post), can provide 15 lbs to 35 lbs of variable tension. Imagine how much that would cost in dumbbells. Let's have fun with the math. Shall we? At the average price of $1 per pound, add up one dumbbell per weight level (15, 20, 25, 30, and 35 lbs), we'd be looking at $150 for the complete set of singles and $300 if we bought pairs. Please, don't take this the wrong way, I love dumbbells and kettlebells, but if you're on a budget, the strength band is your best option.
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