BowTie

BowTie elastic resistance are ideal for exercise and rehabiliation. Bowtie bands provide resistance for increasing muscle strength and come in a variety of levels. 

For those less aware of Bow Ties for fitness use, following are a few of the ways to have a great cardio workout using BowTie elastic bands:

Bicep Curl (biceps): Sit on a chair with your upper legs parallel to the floor. Place feet shoulder length apart and place one end of the bowtie band under your left foot. Place your right elbow on your right knee and and grab the band with your hand, palm side up. Curl arm toward shoulder. Repeat 10-15 times and switch hand and foot positions.

Standing Row (back): Stand with your right leg in front of the left leg. Place the middle of the bowtie elastic band underneith your right foot. Grab both ends of the band with each hand with the palms facing each other. Pull upwards with elbows aiming behind back. While doing this, squeeze shoulder blades together. Repeat 10-15 times.

Front Raise (shoulders): Stand with both feet under each hip. Place one end of the bowtie resistance band under the right foot. Grab the other end with your right hand. Keep your palm facing down. With your arm extended and elbow straight, lift your arm as high as your shoulder, then lower and repeat 15 times. Switch to other hand/foot.

Leg Extension (quads): Secure one end of the bowtie elastic band to something stable. Place the other loop around your right ankle. Stand with your back to the band. Stand with feet hip width apart and shift your weight to your left foot. Slowly extend your right leg straight in front of you. Raise your foot as high as possible and return to start. Repeat 10 times and then switch feet.