These three letters will get you fit. Every good gym nowadays has this full-body workout and if you have enough space, you can even do it at home. The main thing is that you perform the exercises correctly. And how does it work? Check out these videos.
«Total (Body) Resistance Exercise» or TRX has become an integral part of fitness training. If you’ve ever tried it yourself, you’ll know how hard work it is, as you rely on your core stabilisers in every exercise. TRX is effective training for the smaller, deep muscles close to the joints.
Alessandra Giunta from BLG Sports in Zurich is a qualified fitness coach and personal trainer with Jay Personal Training. Alessandra has created a range of videos to show you the basic TRX exercises. Every video shows you how not to and how to do an exercise correctly.
Exercises for legs and glutes
Extend your legs all the way to the back.
Keep your knees in line with your toes.
Keep your hips low.
Again, make sure your knees are in line with your toes.
Squat down as far as you can, but don’t stick your bum out.
Exercises for hamstrings, glutes and lower back
Push the hips high off the ground.
Exercises for chest, arms and shoulders
Careful: Don’t bend your elbows too far back.
Exercises for upper back and shoulders
Make sure not to lower your shoulders.
Exercises for biceps
Pull your hands towards your forehead.
Exercises for abdominal muscles
Keep the hips up and activate your core muscles at all times.
Exercises for abs, chest and arms
Keep the hips up and the core tight.
Train like a SEAL
TRX was developed by US Navy SEAL Randy Hetrick as a possibility to train effectively in the limited space available on ships or submarines. TRX is all about core strength and strong abdominal and back muscles and is also a great training for leg, arm and shoulder muscles. It improves your coordination, especially of the spine, and works on your muscular endurance. In addition to this, TRX is ideal to prevent injuries during sports and in everyday life.
With the TRX «Suspension Trainer Strong» you can perform over 300 exercises for any muscle of the body. Due to the high training intensity, an effective full-body workout is possible within 20 minutes.
Strong (Body weight)
The perfect TRX for bodyweight suspension training at home or on the go. Ideal for an effective full-body workout.