Resistance Band Exercises for Your Legs and Glutes

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If your gym is closed and you are looking for ways to improve your workout without weights then order some resistance bands online and you will see how much they work.

They come in different levels of resistance and they can really elevate your bodyweight home workout and make it a little more challenging. They also help to activate and engage your muscles. They are easy to take with you from place to place and so are great for traveling. Here are a few exercises you can use them for.


Put a resistance band over both your knees and sit in a squat position really pushing with the hips against the band. Do this 15 times.

Squat Jump

Resistance band above your knees and squat down, explode through your heels and jump up. Land down in the squat position and go again as many times as you can in 45 seconds.

Side Kicks

Stand straight with your legs together and the band above your knees. Bend slightly at your knees and left one leg to the side. Lower the leg and start and repeat for 45 seconds. Repeat the same motion on the other leg.

Donkey Kicks

Put the resistance band above your knees and come down on to your hands and knees. Keep the foot flexed and extend one leg and pulse towards the ceiling for 45 seconds. Repeat on the other side.