Can you build muscle with resistance bands? Yes. Are resistance bands better than free weights for building muscle? No. Can you build three times as much muscle with resistance bands? Absolutely no! And as you'll learn in this post, both science and observation back up these answers. But if this is true, then why do resistance bands seem so popular these days and why do you hear so many people claiming bands are better?
It’s frustrating when you can't do a single pull-up or chin-up. But with proper training, anyone can get better at these exercises in a simple and predictable way. It just requires some hard work using the right tools for the job. One of those tools is the Assisted Pull-up using a band
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