After re-looking at the available resistance bands for 2019, we stand behind our original findings.

After using resistance bands from all of the major manufacturers in various settings with various workouts over the course of two months, we've determined that the X-Over Bands by FitCord are the best available.

Differences Between Resistance Bands

How We Picked and Tested

Our Top Pick: FitCord X-Over Bands

Our Budget Option: BMP Resistance Band Set

The Competition

Further reading

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The Best CrossFit Equipment for a Home Gym in 2019

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The Best Rowing Machine for 2019 Cover Image

The Best Rowing Machine for 2019

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The Best Trap Bars for 2019 [Buying Guide]

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The Best Olympic Barbell for 2019

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