3lb Ultra Light

A Gentle Start for Fitness Newbies

If you're a newcomer to the fitness scene or looking for a low-impact option, the 3lb ultra-light band is tailor-made for you. It provides a gentle resistance that's perfect for beginners, offering a welcoming introduction to strength training. Personally, as someone who once felt intimidated by the gym, these bands became my stepping stone to a more confident, healthier lifestyle.

  • Start your fitness journey
  • Increase Mobility
  • Rehabilitation
  • Warm Up

7lb Very Light

The Perfect Progression for Beginners

For those taking the first steps on their fitness path, or
for individuals advancing through the rehabilitation process, the 7lb very
light resistance band is the perfect progression. Its gentle resistance
provides a seamless transition, offering an ideal challenge without
overwhelming your muscles. When our customers incorporate these bands
into their routine; it is a game-changer in building foundational strength
without the strain.

  • Great start for an active person
  • Increase mobility
  • Rehabilitation step up band
  • Warm up for active people

12lb Light

The Gateway to Resistance Bands

If you find yourself in the hustle and bustle of daily life,
engaged in activities like yard work, sports, hiking, jogging, or simply
keeping active with household chores, congratulations! You're in the
intermediate fitness level, and the 12lb light resistance band is your perfect
starting point. Many of our active customers choose this band to begin their
fitness journey because it will challenge muscles you do not use in your active
daily life.

  • Intermediate band for active people
  • Build muscle
  • Tone your body
  • Band 3 for rehabilitation

18lb Medium

A Stepping Stone for the Active Enthusiast

For individuals who exercise regularly and are no strangers
to an active lifestyle, the 18lb medium resistance band is your ideal match. It
falls within the mid-range of the intermediate fitness category, providing a
step up in intensity. Customers who transition to this level, find it a bit
more challenging, but the results were seen quickly, and it seamlessly
integrated into their daily workout routine.

  • Mid intermediate band for active people
  • Build strength and muscles
  • Tones your body quickly
  • Get results faster from your workouts

25lb Heavy

For the Dedicated Fitness Enthusiast

If your fitness journey involves regular gym sessions or
active participation in dynamic classes like Box Gyms, yoga, Pilates, P90X, or
HIIT, the 25lb heavy resistance band is your ultimate companion. Generally,
this is the starting point for men, given its robust resistance, but it's
equally embraced by incredibly fit women. Transitioning to this level often marks
a turning point in your fitness pursuit, offering a challenge that matches the
intensity of any workouts.

  • Highest Intemediate band
  • Build strength
  • Preferred by my men
  • Challening for very fit users

40lb Very Heavy

A Weapon for Muscle Building and Beyond

Designed for the very fit user, the 40lb very heavy
resistance band is not for the faint of heart. It's a go-to for those who have
mastered their fitness game, including personal trainers, bodybuilders
sculpting masterpieces, and the elite athletes of CrossFit. This level of
resistance isn't just a workout; it's a testament to the dedication and passion
for reaching peak physical condition.

  • Advance category
  • Defines your already muscular physique
  • Challenges your current routine
  • Used by Bodybuilders

55lb Ultra Heavy

Unleashing the Ultimate Challenge

Designed for the extremely fit individuals, the 55lb ultra
heavy resistance band isn't for the faint-hearted. If you find solace in
lifting heavy weights and consider the gym your second home, this is your
ticket to the next level. This band isn't just a workout; it's a testament to
pushing boundaries and challenging even the most advanced fitness enthusiasts.

  • Highest Resistance Level Offered
  • Challenging for Super Fit Users
  • For extreme fitness enthusiasts

We have provided ideas, suggestions and previous customer uses for each resistance level. This is NOT a guide, you have to take your own journey into consideration and use your judgement starting with the questions above, especially when buying resistance bands for beginners.

You should always consult your physician before using new equipment.

There are so many variances that you must take into consideration when choosing the correct resistance level, we could not provide them all here, but we can provide you with an overall idea about how to choose the correct resistance level for yourself. If you need more assistance do not hesitate to contact us at (251) 967-2510, we are open M-F from 8:30am to 4:30pm and are always happy to assist you. 

This is a breakdown of FitCord Resistance Band Resistance Levels. We can not speak for other companies and you should be aware that not all online resistance bands have accurate resistance levels. 


Resistance Levels Broken Down further for you below.

Be Advised FitCord will not be held liable for choices made by suggestions on this page, nor any result thereof. We do not speak for other resistance bands companies as they are often incorrect resistance levels, we can only make suggestions based on our products.

This page is ONLY suggestions to assist you in choosing your personal needs.