I am trying out resistance band workouts. I am fairly experienced using barbells and dumbbells. While trying chest press using a band, I feel my triceps more than my chest. What could be possibly wrong? Any good YouTube videos on resistance band workouts?

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    Resistance bands do not provide the same resistance as weights (the bands increase their resistance as they are pulled ), so you wuold feel the weight in a slightly different way. – Liiuc May 17 at 8:10
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    Liiuc is correct. Bands provide the greatest resistance towards the end of the movement, where your triceps are doing almost all of the work. – John M May 17 at 13:30
  • Yeah I get that part. But to feel triceps is normal or am I doing something wrong? – aneeshere May 18 at 10:48
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    You're not doing anything wrong. It's what you would expect with a band chest press. – John M May 18 at 13:34

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