Ever wondered what those yellow straps are in your gym? Well the’re TRX straps and they look very complicated to use but really are not! Many people use TRX straps to lose weight, strengthen the core and just warm up the whole body. TRX is a form of circuit training and is for your core mainly, you can use it practically anywhere and work your whole body out with it. Whole body? I know that sounds crazy.. how can two yellow straps help me that much?
TRX straps help you use your whole body weight to workout. That’s what make’s the great for weight-loss because they have you sweating and moving like crazy! Here are some simple TRX workouts you can do at home or at the gym that help with weight loss and help strengthen your core while building muscle on your whole body with your own body weight.
5 Quick and Simple TRX full body workouts:
For all workouts do 4 sets of 25, for a beginner don’t set a time limit but for the more advance try do every set in a 5 minute period with only 45 seconds rest. (plank not included)
- Kneel on hands and knees, facing away from a TRX with feet in foot cradles.
1. Stand facing TRX with hands extended chest length in loops, pulling down so that there is tension on the straps. With feet shoulder-width apart and hands still, squat down until thighs are parallel with the ground.
develop powerful hips and a strong core tones up glutes same time you are loosing fat.
For the more advanced, try jumping up when coming up from a squat and also go as low as possible.
TRX Low Row
- Stand facing the anchor point of a TRX while holding onto the handles and lean back, keeping tension on the straps.
TRX Hamstring Curl to Hip Press
2. Bend knees, pulling the handles toward buttocks until heels are under knees.3. Drive hips up until knees, hips, and shoulders are aligned. To return to starting position, first lower hips, then extend legs.
This exercise helps your hamstrings and all major lower-body muscle groups.
For the more advanced try, squeezing into your glutes for 10 seconds