TRX Suspension Training Workouts

TRX Suspension Training

TRX suspension training leverages gravity and bodyweight to perform exercises. The user is in control of the challenge by adjusting body position to increase or decrease resistance.

A system for TRX suspension training workouts has been at two of the gym locations I use for a couple of years, but I never really saw anyone use it for any length of time, so I was curious to find a class and learn proper form.

The one thing you need to be aware of is your core, if you don’t have a strong core and/or you have lower back issues, this probably is not workout you want to pursue. I didn’t know this until I met my third TRX instructor. Since I have low back issues, it made it difficult for me to do certain moves until I learned the modifications.

You can get a solid resistance workout using TRX. I prefer free weights, but I’ve used the TRX YouTube channel to find videos to create my own 15- or 30-minute workouts to do before going to spinning. As I mentioned few use the TRX so if you look like you have a clue, you tend to attract a crowd, which is fine unless it is 5am and you’re keeping a tight schedule.

If you’re interested in trying TRX, I would find a studio or trainer who is certified in TRX so you get a full introduction to adjusting the straps and form for various exercises or moves.

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