Using Bands Whilst You Bench Press

Bands are one of those great training tools to keep in your training bag due to their versatility.  You can use bands for adding or reducing resistance training loads or for every day stretching.  In the video below we see osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy demonstrate how a 41 inch yellow power band from Ironedge can be used within his bench press training routine to provide additional resistance.  The band is wrapped around his chest and bar so that when he is pushing the bar away from his chest, the band will be increasing in tension and he is having to work harder during this phase of the movement.

For more information on how you can incorporate bands into your everyday training program, be sure to book in at Principle Four Osteopathy.

This blog was written by Osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy.

 

Principle Four Osteopathy

Principle Four Osteopathy is one of Melbourne City CBD leading Osteopathy clinics. At the clinic we treat a wide range of clients, ranging from the office worker, exercise enthusiast to athlete. We have 3 experienced osteopaths working across both of the clinics.

The Melbourne City CBD clinic is located at 29 Somerset Place (basement), close to the corner of Elizabeth St and Little Bourke in the Melbourne City CBD. Our premises adjoin the Jon Weller Personal Training Studio, a fully-equipped training space which allows clients to combine their osteopathy treatment with exercise tutorials or specific training programs and rehabilitation.

The Docklands clinic is located at 717 Bourke St (Ground Floor), beneath the Channel 9 building near the walkway from Southern Cross Train Station to Etihad Stadium. Our premises adjoin Pilates on Bourke, a fully-equipped pilates and yoga training space which allows clients to combine their osteopathy treatment with exercise tutorials, pilates or specific training programs and rehabilitation.

To speak to an Osteopath or book an appointment at Principle Four Osteopathy, please book online or call 03 9670 9290.

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