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I'm not sure if i'm posting this in the right place, so feel free to move it.

 

I am wondering about therabands. Are they o.k. for kids to use? They come in (at least) three strengths; is it best to start with the lightest? Do they include instructions for use? Thanks!

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I think they are okay as long as they are shown how to use them. The teacher should do that with the young ones. And yes, I would start with the weaker bands at that age. The Gaynor Minden package has light weight bands and an instruction booklet.

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No, they really do not provide the same resistance at all.

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Not enough, but also a different kind of resistance, I would think. I have never tried it with tights, but even though they stretch, I just don't think it would be the same at all. I could be wrong.

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