The RESISTANCE BAR is exercising equipment which is light in weight and mobile. This item is specially designed to work on the improvement of the gripping ability, strength and the upper body intensity functions. RESISTANCE BAR is designed as such, that it provides other uses such as swinging movements and mobilization.
There are Four levels of resistance and sizes are available:
6 pounds ................. Requires force to bend the bar into a “U”
10 pounds ................. Requires force to bend the bar into a "U"
15 pounds ............Requires force to bend the bar into a "U"
25 pounds ................. Requires force to bend the bar into a “U”
The bar helps in improving the grip strength and the upper body extremity strength.
The bar allows swinging movements which help in building neuromuscular training and the balance training
The bar helps in the movement of soft tissues and joints.
- The Resistance Bar should be used after consulting with your health professional, and after they prescribe the suitable exercise for you. Ensure that you exercise under the presence of a health professional. The information provided in this manual does not imply towards any medical condition diagnose and always follow the advice of your healthcare professional.
- Stop the exercises immediately if you experience any pain or difficulty and consult with your healthcare professional.
- Before using the RESISTANCE BAR please ensure the product is not damaged and works properly. Replace the product in case of any damage.
Strengthening the grip
Hold the bar in your hand and twist in motion.
Wrist strengthening (flexing/extension)
Hold the bar steadily in one hand and roll the bar upwards for the wrist extension and roll it downwards for wrist flexing.
Thumb Strengthening (flexing)
Hold the bar in one hand with the thumb on top. Press the thumb to push the bar.
Thumb abduction strengthening
With the thumb inside hold the bar in the hand. Push the bar on the outside.
Thumb abduction strengthening
With the thumb outside hold the bar in the hand. Push the bar on the inside.
Lay down and place the bar under your knee. Tighten the quad muscle in your thigh and move the heel upwards from the ground.
Shoulder abduction strengthening
Hold the bar with both hands. Move the bar downwards towards the body.
Wrist pronation strengthening
Hold the bar down with one hand. Move the bar downwards in rotating movement.
Wrist supination strengthening
Hold the bar down with one hand. Move the bar upwards in rotating motion.
Wrist ulnar deviation strengthening
Put the base of the bar on to a table. Push the wrist downwards moving it away from the body.
Wrist radial deviation strengthening
Put the base of the bar on to a table. Pull the wrist upwards moving it towards the body.
Hold the bar from the base. Keep the wrist, elbow and shoulder firm and oscillate the bar.
Shoulder oscillation (statue of liberty)
Hold the base of the bar and oscillate the bar. Keep your wrist elbow and shoulder firm.
Statue of liberty with Tubing
Statue of liberty with tubing: hold the base of the bar and the tubing. Keep the wrist, elbow and shoulder steady and oscillate the bar.
Statue of liberty balance
Stand on one leg and hold the base of the bar. Keep the wrist, elbow and shoulder steady and oscillate the bar.
SOFT TISSUE MOBILIZATION:
Hand tissue mobilization
Place the bar under the hand. Roll the hand from palm to fingers.
Cervical Soft Tissue Mobilization
Cervical soft tissue mobilization: place the bar at the base of the skull. Move the head backwards into the bar gently.
JOINT MOBILIZATION EXERCISES:
Put your fingertips on to the bar and push the fingers into the bar applying overpressure.
Bend the fingers and place the fingernails on to the bar. Push the fingers into the bar.
Place the bar on the elbow and bend the elbow.
Place the bar behind the knee and bend it.
Place the bar under the calf and move the knee downwards.
Place the bar under the toe and move the toe into the bar.
Place the bar under your back and press the bar into your back.