What Is Resistance Tube? Like weight training, resistance or strength training is designed to build muscle mass. Weight training is subcategory of resistance training in which the resistance is provided by gravity. The resistance tubes offered by resistance tubes is in the elasticity of the tubes themselves. Resistance tubes are much more convenient than typical weight-lifting gear, being lighter, more portable and composed of tubes of rubber with foam handle for easy of use. How To Use It? A typical use for resistance tube is to place under your feet while standing, hold the other end in one or both hands, and pull up against the tubes. This is the equivalent of a bicep curl with hand weights. A resistance tube with foam handles on either end can be held by the feet while seated on the ground ith legs outstretched. Taking a handle in either hand, you pull both back and shoulder muscle to work the same muscle groups that a rowing machine would exercise. Resistance tubes are much more portable than other exercise equipment. You can take your resistance tubes travelling with you and exercie in your hotel room or even your office.