You may have heard about ViPR Training or weighted resistance tube training and wondered what it is? For pictures of what these are as well as further information, visit www.viprfit.com. Some information on how these work along with a list of some of the benefits, can be found below.
They use the four pillars of human movement: gravity-into-ground loading, stretch-to-shorten, multi-directional movement and using the entire body for movement.
Functionally trains the body to improve muscular response, increase fat burn and metabolic rate. Increases tone, strength, power & speed along with bridging the gap between movement and strength. It’s the programming of a traditional resistance workout together with the physical agility needed for an optimal sports or fitness performance. Suitable and adaptable for elite athletes, through all levels of training to GP referrals – they can be used indoors, outdoors or in small spaces.
-Provides an effective whole-body workout
-Improves balance and flexibility
-Build lean tissue and burn calories through strength and movement training
-Versatile. It can be lifted, dragged, flipped and thrown
-Safety comes from being made from rubber as opposed to steel free weights.
-Suitable for all ages and abilities. Weights ranging from 4-20kg.
-It’s different and hence adds variety into training plans.
-Mostly uses compound exercises so exercises more than one muscle group at a time
-Encourages aerobic activity with strength
-Can be delivered as group exercise