Ask any fitness enthusiast for their recommendation for an at-home workout set-up (or a travel workout kit, once traveling is a thing again) and they’ll likely mention resistance bands. Affordable and compact, these bands easily fit in a drawer (or in your carry-on) and are all you need for a surprisingly wide range of exercises. BodyTonic Pilates instructor Merav Cidor told us TheraBand resistance bands “can be used to make your routine more challenging — or add ease of movement in uncomfortable positions.” Strategist columnist Chris Black says he relies on resistance bands for his hotel-room workouts because “they are super-versatile and take up no space. They work like weights — our muscles contract to generate force to stabilize and control the desired movement.” While they were frequently sold out at the start of the pandemic, for today only, you can get this set of three TheraBands (with three different resistance levels) for just $10 — 33 percent off the regular price.
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