First Place Mini Band
- Mini-Bands can be used anywhere – on the field, at home, in the clinic or gym, or even when traveling.
- Effective for both upper and lower body training.
- By using resistance bands for dynamic warm up, you can target the hip and shoulder complexes.
- When used in conjunction with other exercises these band sequences can help activate the core as well as prime movers, synergists and stabilizers in the hip and shoulder area.
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Ratings & Reviews
by Thomas M -
I've used these for years and find them useful as part of warm-up. I'm surprised that PB doesn't post 100 uses on their website or include an information sheet directing buyers to articles and videos illustrating their use.
4-pack Mini Bands
by FranP -
I have been using the yellow band in my rehabilitation at PT. I wanted some for myself at home so I could continue my exercises. They came quickly and were exactly what I needed. I ordered by phone (888-556-7464) because I had a question, so I can't remember who your rep was that helped me, but he was awesome!!
I'm only 5ft so the 9in bands are perfect. If you're in the 6ft range, I think the 12in bands would probably be better.
A great product
by LN -
First used this mini band in my physical therapy sessions. Now I use it every night as I do the exercises that were recommended. They work well and hold up. These are the ones I will buy when I need more.
A Great Product!
by ken otoole -
We use these at our training facility everyday for a variety of different programs. From an activation series to static holds there are a million different ways these bands benefit our clients.
A Must Have! Simplicity at it's BEST. Convenient & Effective.
Love this easy, on-the-go physical therapy tool. I was introduced to it by my PT, Kerry Lane at Pasadena Physical Therapy Center. I began my treatment with Kerry after being diagnosed with multiple herniated spinal discs and knee injuries resulting from an auto accident. I have had physical therapy in the past. However, none consisted of me using a resistant-type stretch band such as PERFORM BETTER. The name says it all...this tiny band fits in the palm of my hand but don't be fooled by its size. It packs giant-size power and enables me to "perform better" after just a few consecutive days of use. Because of Perform Better bands, I was able to "perform better" in my yoga practice without exacerbating an injury and also gained confidence that I would have a full recovery soon! I highly recommend having one of each strength for home. After Kerry integrated this band into my treatment interventions with proven results (as quick as a few consecutive days use) I had to have one and purchased the Green band on the spot. I literally don't leave home without it. Especially since I'm on the road all over LA and not sure how long I will be sitting in meetings, this has to come with me. Love it...thanks to Kerry for introducing me to Perform Better and thanks to PERFORM BETTER for a convenient, quality product. Namaste
Able to continue my physical therapy at home!
by Ginny -
These are the same bands at I use with my physical therapist. I ordered them so I could continue my exercises at home. I really feel my legs/hips getting stronger! Now, with the Covid-19 outbreak I had to postpone my sessions. So glad I have the bands at home! Very affordable too. Even the therapists were surprised at the price. They thought they'd be twice a much.
by Brian X
These bands are a staple in my training programs. I have used many others but these by far a my favorite
by Nancy -
I had been searching for bands to use with my clients and these are amazing!
An asset to the gym
by Dawn -
These are replacing ones we've had for several years. It's amazing how stretched out the old ones were. This are much tighter & will surely be more effective.
An asset to the gym
by Dawn -
These are used for so many things. A very small price to pay for such a great tool.
I'm a PT and since I began I always noticed few gyms (even the one I currently work for) do not carry these bands. For newer clients this is an excellent builder for those muscles that don't quite fire like they should. To put it simply: it's a must! Highly recommended!
by Coach G -
I love these bands. I been using them for years with all my clients. From athletes to my senior clients everyone can benefit from these bands.
by Lorri C
I'm always giving these bands away to friends or family to use. I love them and so do they!
by Jane Nash F
I love using the mini-bands in my group exercise classes. We also use these bands as gifts for fitness-related events. They are inexpensive and very effective for a multitude of leg exercises. They are great too for challenging the core for abdominal bicycle work. Thanks!
Best 9" resistance bands
by Creaky -
I was very deliberate in my search for which resistance bands to buy. These bands are clearly marked as 9" long, exactly the measurement I was looking for in doing some of my exercises. These bands are sturdy and I have confidence when using them. Thank you Perform Better!
Best Bands Going
by Coach Pete -
I tried a multitude of mini-bands for our program, and these are the best by far. Although our coaches monitor their use, these bands are definitely abused by our athletes. Yes, we do experience breakage, but these bands are far more robust than the other bands on the market.
PB mini bands have just the right amount of resistance that we are looking for in a resistance band. We primarily use the Blue bands, but also utilize extra heavy Black or double them up, mixing colored bands to achieve the results we are looking for.
by Carrie Provencal
As a PT I use these bands and find them great to add challenge to various types of Physical Therapy and strength training exercises.
by Ted M -
have already snapped 3 of these in the short time I have had them--the 2 I am using now have lasted an acceptable period of time but the first 3 snapped in less than5 uses
Don't order these
I have been a trainer for 40 years. I have long used mini-bands w/ my clients and love them. I needed some new ones and have always liked Perform Better products. I am sorely disappointed and will never order them again. They are smaller then the usual mini-bands and are overly strong w/out much difference in the strength of one to another. The result is they do not allow for full range of motion. It it was not such a hassle I would return all of them. I have adapted by tying 2 of them together.
Perform better makes the best mini bands I've used BUT- I coach at a D! college and work with 6-10 athletes. We use the mini bands especially for posterior chain activation every day. I buy a new 10 pack every year... by January (4 1/2 to 5 months) they are breaking. Can't even get past 6 months....
Ease of use
by John C
Like this band, great for bigger groups and can be used for many different exercises.
Easy and quick
by Lynall -
I love the bands. They are convenient. I have one at my office so that when I get up from my desk I can do a few quick arm or shoulder reps. Same thing at my desk at home I have one sitting there as a reminder to get up and move for a minute.
Discovered these at Physical Therapy, and were part of my exercise routine, for two exercises. Very effective!
Enjoy these Mini Bands
by Robert -
Bought the first place mini bands on recommendation. I really enjoy them. They strengthen upper and lower body well. My wife uses them also. Thumbs-up from this 73 year old. Thank you for this product
Exactly as recommended by my Pilates instructor
by C -
I'm amazed at how quickly these arrived! There exactly what I wanted as recommended by my Pilates instructor. I couldn't 9 inch bands anywhere else. Thanks