Wellness dictionary

Little ABC for your spa-break questions ...

In their treatment discriptions, wellness hotels often use technical terms, which are hard to understand for potential guests. We have therefore collected and defined the most relevant terms in our small wellness ABC. A tip: Our wellness dictionary also supports word requests. You don't need to know the exact wording.


A Thera-Band is an elastic latex band,

which is manufactured by the company of the same name. Due to the company's popularity, all latex bands are named Thera-Bands. It is made use of in physcial therapy for general physical training as well as for classic strength training.

With the help of a Thera-Band one can train and strengthen different muscle groups intensively. Whether you want to train your back, shoulders, stomach or legs.  Individual muscle groups can be easily trained with the help of a Thera-Band.

Thera-Bands are available in different colours,

which symbolize different torque strengths. The torque strength can also be varied by gripping the Thera-Band shorter or longer. Before using the Thera-Band, make sure it is not damaged to avoid tearing under pressure. You should also wrap the Thera-Band around your hand to relieve your wrists and to increase safety. Talc helps to keep the Thera-Band smooth.

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