3 Day Resistance Band Workout (Download PDF)

New to resistance bands or just looking for a new way to workout at home? Check out this easy-to-follow and effective 3 day resistance band workout routine.

This workout plan will help you improve your total-body strength, endurance, balance, and overall conditioning. 

To perform this workout routine, all you need is a set of resistance bands and some space where you can move around freely while performing the exercises with ease.

Resistance bands are efficient for building strength and muscles as well as improving your balance and flexibility. A study has shown that training with elastic bands stimulates similar strength gains to conventional weight training in people of all ages.

Workout Summary

Program Duration4 Weeks
Workout GoalDevelop Strength and Muscle
Frequency3 Days a Week
Split/Routine TypeFull Boy
Duration/session30-45 minutes
Targeted GenderMen and Women
DifficultyBeginner
Suggested Next Plan5 Day Resistance Band Workout

Additional tips for using this workout plan effectively:

  • Warm-up: Warm-up helps increase your heart rate and blood flow and prepares your body to perform resistance exercises effectively. You can do low-intense cardio exercises for five and ten minutes before you start the main training.
  • Types of bands needed: Having bands with different tension levels allows you to perform various exercises effectively. For example, with the light band, you can do isolation exercises, such as biceps curls, front raises, flutter kicks, etc. And with heavy bands, you can do compound exercises, such as pushups, deadlifts, and squats.
  • Recovery Days: You can take an alternate day off. Working out three days a week is good for a newbie to start with.
  • Integration of additional exercises: You can also integrate dumbbell, bodyweight, and barbell exercises to add more variety to your workout routine.
  • Substitute/Replace exercises: There are tons of workouts that you can do with resistance bands. So it’s best to perform different exercises on different training days. Doing that will not only provides good results but also make your workout program enjoyable.

Full Body 3 Day Resistance Band Workout Routine

Workout Schedule

  • Monday – Workout
  • Tuesday – OFF
  • Wednesday – Workout
  • Thursday – OFF
  • Friday – Workout
  • Saturday – OFF
  • Sunday – OFF

Day 1

ExerciseMusclesRepsRest
Resistance Band SquatQuads15 x 32-min
Resistance Band Floor PressChest12 x 32-min
Banded Overhead PressShoulder12 x 31-min
Overhead Tricep ExtensionTriceps10 x 31-min
Banded Hammer CurlTriceps10 x 31-min
Standing Oblique CrunchBack10 x 32-min

Day 2

ExerciseMusclesRepsRest
Resistance Band DeadliftPosterior Chain10 x 31-min
Banded Bent-over RowBack10 x 32-min
Banded Seated RowingBack10 x 31-min
Banded Lateral RaisesShoulder10 x 31-min
Resistance Band Dead BugCore10 x 31-min
Resistance Band Glute KickGlute and Ham10 x 31-min

Day 3

ExerciseMusclesRepsRest
Curtsy Lunge to SquatLegs10 x 32-min
Banded Lat Pulldown Back10 x 32-min
Resistance Band Push-upChest10 x 31-min
Resistance Band Rear Delt FlyTraps & Delt10 x 32-min
Banded Superman PulldownBack10 x 31-min
Resistance Band Flutter KicksCore10 x 31-min

Download 3 Day a week Resistance Band Workout PDF

Final Thoughts

Resistance bands are cheap and suitable for beginners because you can do essentially any exercise that you would typically do with free weights. However, you need a good resistance band workout routine that can help you workout efficiently and improve your fitness level.

If you’re looking for a straightforward workout plan to help you develop your strength, muscle mass, and mobility, you can download this 3 day resistance band workout routine.

This program is great for you if you’re a beginner, as it will help scale your fitness to the next level and maximize your strength for weight training.

Once you complete this program for the desired period of time, you can increase your workout frequency or start lifting free weights if possible.

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Murshid Akram
I'm a certified personal trainer, fitness blogger, and nature lover. I always learn more about exercise science and human anatomy so that I can provide the best information possible. I share science-based, practical, and logical information that can help you achieve your desired fitness goal.