Resistance bands are those big, rubber band-like pieces of workout equipment that most people ignore at the gym. Pity, too, because they’re awesome and are incredibly travel-friendly. This graphic shows you the many strength-building exercises you can do with them, in and out of the gym.
We’ve discussed different types of resistance bands and how versatile they can be before. This chart gives you plenty of ideas on how you can work every part of your body with them, organised by body part and difficulty.
Resistance bands can even be used to help you work up to your first pull-up! When you try the exercises below, use various everyday objects like a heavy chair, a bed, a pole, or door to serve as your anchor point.