9 TRX Workouts for Every Ability Level


It’s remarkable what you can often do with just one piece of equipment. TRX Suspension Training bands are a prime example: Those black and yellow straps hanging (usually) from the ceiling can build upper and lower body strength, core stability, balance, and flexibility. That means working your entire body! Test lots of exercises to find your favorites, but then make sure to keep expanding your TRX knowledge so you’re pushing yourself and getting the full effect. These TRX workouts, moving from beginner to advanced, should do the trick. And remember, you can make simple adjustments on many TRX exercises to increase difficulty as you’d like: Try it one-sided, raise one leg, or increase your depth to make the movement even harder.

TRX for Beginners

If you’re just getting started, these suspension bands can be an intimidating thing. Start slow and focus on these three basic movements to master. Don’t rush: hold proper form as best you can.

Featured: TRX Chest Press, Row & Fly 

TRX chest press

More: The Beginner’s Guide to TRX Suspension Training

Intermediate TRX

Once you have the Chest Press and other basics down, add in these more sophisticated movements and additional reps as you can manage.

Featured: TRX Power Pull, Split Deltoid Fly, Overhead Back Extension, Single Leg Squat, Step Side Lunge, Standing Roll-Out, Body Saw


More: Legsanity Workout | 45 Insanely Effective Exercises | Core 500

Advanced TRX

If you’re ready to move on and looking for a challenge, here are four TRX movements you should be doing!

Featured: TRX Extreme Leg Extension, Halos, Single Leg Burpees & Flutters

More: 8 Advanced Strength Exercises | Drew Brees Shoulder Circuit


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