Is strength training with bands better than using free weights or machines?

Every strength training tool has its advantages and specific impact on the body. So it is not a question of one tool being better than the other, but how to maximize each tool to help you get better. A resistance band’s ascending variable resistance, compared to a free weight’s constant resistance, challenges the muscles and joints to adapt in a way that can only be created by bands. Training against multiple force vectors, in all planes of motion and not exclusively against gravity allows bands to be more joint friendly and easier to recover from. If you looking at getting stronger, you must apply resistance in which case resistance bands or weights will work. If you are looking for joint friendly strength training alternative that provides you with a sustainable way to strengthen your body, resistance band need to be part of every workout. (Read more on using bands with weights)