8 of the Best Resistance Bands and Loops on the Market

8 of the Best Resistance Bands and Loops on the Market

This article may contain affiliate links. We collect a share of sales from qualifying purchases.

If you’ve never worked out with resistance bands, you’re in for a total game changer. Resistance bands and loops are lightweight, budget-friendly, portable, and perfect for traveling. Use them for stretching or to add a little (or a lot of) resistance to strength training exercises. Here are eight of the best resistance bands and loops for every level of your fitness journey.

For workouts you can do with your new resistance bands check out Openfit’s workout programs and get started for free today!

1. Limm Exercise Resistance Loop Bands

This budget-friendly set offers five levels of resistance, and the lightweight loops stash into a small carry bag so you can take your strength exercises on the road.

Get the set here.


2. Tribe Resistance Bands Set

Attach the soft-grip handles in this versatile set to the color-coded bands to get just the right amount of resistance — you can use the bands alone, or stack them for resistance up to 105 pounds. The set also includes ankle straps, a door anchor, and a carry bag.

Get the set here.


3. Xtend Barre Resistance Band

Take your barre workout to the next level with this lightweight, 1.5mm-thick band that provides a little extra resistance to Xtend Barre moves.

Get it here.


4. Recredo Nonslip Booty Bands

These ultra-thick fabric resistance bands are perfect for toning your butt and legs. Choose from light, medium, or heavy resistance to add an extra challenge to hip raises, lunges, squats, and more.

Get the set here.


5. LEEKEY Resistance Band Set

Made from wear-resistant rubber, these bands can be used for assisted pull-ups, stretching, and resistance band exercises. They’re available in four resistance levels — for up to 125 pounds of resistance — and come with a convenient carry bag.

Get the set here.


6. TheraBand CLX Resistance Band with Loops

These non-latex bands feature a unique looped design — the long band is sectioned off into smaller loops, so you can change your grip or adjust your resistance level without having to tie the band or wrap it around your wrist.

Get it here.


7. Sling Shot Mark Bell’s Hip Circle 2.0

This thick glute band is made from stiff, durable material that won’t roll up or rip out your leg hair. It can be used to add resistance to exercises like leg kickbacks, or as a reminder to maintain proper form during squats and deadlifts.

Get it here.


8. Gorilla Bow Portable Home Gym Resistance Bands

Don’t have enough space to build a home gym? Try this super-versatile set, which includes a weightlifting bar and eight heavy-duty latex resistance bands. Attach up to four bands at a time to add up to 330 pounds of resistance to strength exercises.

Get it here.


resistance band pin image

Chelsea Frank


Chelsea Frank was born and bullied in Los Angeles, CA. When she's not performing stand up comedy or crying while doing squats, Chelsea writes about all things health, beauty, and travel. Her work has been featured in Shape, Uproxx, TripSavvy, The Daily Beast, Thrillist, and Reductress, among others. Fun fact: she's traveled to over 50 countries and has gotten sick in pretty much all of them! Follow her on Twitter.