It’s a new year and with that comes a new you! Now is a good time to start the new year off right with fitness and exercise. Each year, millions of people make fitness New Year’s resolutions, and each year those resolutions are promptly forgotten about within a month’s time. However, you do not have to be one of those millions of people. To ensure that you stay healthy and active this year, here are a few items you can use:
Val-u-Band® is a great economical exercise band that comes in various resistances and sizes. You can use these bands to do various exercises including but not limited to bicep curls, squats and pushups. Levels range in order of resistance from least to greatest resistance: pear (0), peach (1), orange (2), lime (3), blueberry (4), plum (5), mushroom (6), pineapple (7). The 6 and 50-yard bands are ideal for the gym or a physical therapy clinic while the 5-foot band strips are perfect to use at home or take on-the-go. Both latex and latex free versions are available.
CanDo® 2-layer Foam Rollers
CanDo® 2-layer Foam Rollers feature a premium 2-layer design with a dense core and a unique outer layer that comes in different firmness levels. It is designed for rehabilitation, Pilates exercises, and normal gym use. It features a four-inch high-density core with a one-inch outer layer the comes in a certain firmness depending on the color. Use it to strengthen your core, abdominal muscles, back stabilization and various other body strengthening routines.
CanDo® Yoga Mats
CanDo® Yoga Mats are a great surface to use for Yoga and other exercise routines. They are lightweight yet cushioned and offer extra padding so you can comfortably practice Yoga on any type of floor. These mats conveniently roll up into a compact roll to fit in gym bag making it very portable and travel friendly. With this mat you can do anything from Yoga to abdominal exercises and pushups without hurting yourself on the rough ground.
All these products are great for staying in shape for the new year. If you think any of these products are right for you, please consult with your clinician before use.
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Article written by William Graves.