Resistance bands are a great way to engage in resistance training. It is effective because the risk of injury is lower than with free weights. Resistance band are also less stressful on your joints.
How to use Resistance Bands effectively
1. Make sure you wrap the band around somthing sturdy
A pole above your door anchor is a good strudy place to start. You may also stand on the band for resistance.
2. Make sure you position the band according to the muscles you want to work.
For example: If you are doing arm curls, you may want to stand on the band as your anchor.
3. Make sure you are in control of the movement
The exercise is more effective is you are in control of the movement the entire time.