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Summer HIIT Workout: TRX Summer Salutation Series


Crank up the heat on your summer body with this short, sweet and sizzling-hot workout you can do anywhere. Excellent for anyone who doesn’t have much time but still wants to get great results, this workout gets your heart rate up and your waistline down.
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New Marine Corps Secondary MOS: Fitness Instructor


The United States Marine Corps recently announced that a new secondary MOS (Military Occupational Specialty) will be created to ensure USMC members maintain adherence to the new physical standards for recruits who wish to enter into combat-related positions.
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Suspension Training For Killer Abs


You can crunch, plank, slam, and rotate your way to a six-pack till your heart’s content, but if you are not adding Suspension Training into your ab-shredding plan, then you’re working harder than you really should.
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Strong Summer Body: Summer Salutation Program Week Two


Build a strong, lean and toned body to get after all of your favorite summer adventures with this quick, but potent total-body workout. Designed to challenge your core strength as well as develop the fitness you need to get the most out of your summer, this is a perfect excuse to take your TRX outside and get after it.
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TRX Exercises for Mountain Biking


We're going to share a secret with you: the fastest way to getting better on your bike is through strength training, not just riding your bike more. The trick is to do the right kind of
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SUMMER CRUNCH: 12 DAYS - 12 EXERCISES


There are only 12 days left until the official start of summer! If you’ve been on the ball with your training program and diet, then you’re golden. If you’ve been slacking, then this is crunch time. No worries, though, because we’ve got you covered either way. To celebrate the start of summer, and in the spirit of getting you ready, we put together our 12 favorite TRX exercises to make your body sizzle.
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Single Handle Mode


Want to learn how to put your TRX Suspension Trainer into Single Handle Mode? Watch this video for a step-by-step tutorial.
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TRX Hamstring Circuit


like incorporating this TRX hamstring circuit into my training regimen on a regular basis, especially when my body needs a break from the usual hamstring culprits that many are used to relying on
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Benefits of the TRX Education Journey


The current TRX Education Journey has been nearly a decade in the making. Although TRX is known for its flagship Suspension Trainer™ product, it is really our Education - ie. our Trainers/Instructors - that have been the life-blood of the company’s philosophy and mission over all these years.
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How TRX helped me stay healthy during pregnancy


A body transformation success story was shared with us from GoodLife Fitness a TRX Partner in Canada, highlighting a TRX Coach - Sekh Samuel and the success of one of his GoodLife Members Beth, and her success with TRX Training both pre and post pregnancy.
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TRX on Million Dollar Genius


What's the best advice you've ever received? The entrepreneurs of Million Dollar Genius, including TRX Founder and CEO Randy Hetrick, share the tips that helped them to succeed.
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TRX WORKOUT IN SHAPE MAGAZINE


"If you've used a TRX or seen one in action, you know that it's no joke. The hanging straps ratchet up the resistance of body-weight moves by leveraging gravity and make each rep a balance challenge."

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TRX for Yoga: Warrior II


Warrior II is a popular yoga pose that strengthens the legs, and opens up the hips and chest. The TRX Suspension Trainer assists in helping you open the chest by positioning the shoulders down and back while holding your arms and hands in a powerful extended position allowing you to go deeper into your pose.
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TRX for Yoga: TRX Handstand


For most people, inverted poses can be challenging and intimidating. Similar to using a wall or partner to assist you into an inverted pose, the TRX Suspension Trainer can serve as a great tool to help you to slide into an inversion and feel confident along the way.
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TRX for Yoga: TRX Dancer


The Dancer Pose (Lord of the Dance Pose) is an elegant pose that requires balance and flexibility. Let the TRX Suspension Trainer assist you with your balance as you use the straps to go deeper into the pose and increase your flexibility. Following this sequence will transform you into a graceful dancer in no time.
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TRX for Yoga: Eka Pada Koundinyasana 2


Eka Pada Koundinyasa (Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya II) is a graceful yet challenging arm balance pose. The TRX Suspension Trainer helps you get into the pose and assists in helping you hold the pose before you are totally on your own. Even if you already know how to perform EPK2, the straps will help you to get deeper so you can get more out of this beautiful pose.
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TRX Shoulder Prehab Routine


Scott Thom, head strength coach for Men’s Basketball at Washington State University, explains the importance of preventing injury when the season is on the line
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What we can learn from the NFL Combine?


Chris Frankel - TRX Head of Human Performance – makes the trip to there every year, so who better to peel back the curtain for the TRX community to show what goes into this athletic spectacle and pull out learning’s that you can use in your own daily training practices.
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Rip Training for Baseball


Ever wonder how small baseball players like NY Yankee second baseman Dustin Ackley (190 pounds) can smash the ball out of the park? Ackley may not look physically imposing, but he has the perfect balance of
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The Principle of Individuality


TRX allows you to be “all in” physically and emotionally because you can use it anywhere, anytime for any fitness goal. You are on your own journey, embrace your positive results, take every opportunity you can to celebrate your body’s movement and keep your eyes on your next small victory.
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Sleep & Recovery


Some of us may have grown up believing the fallacy “No Pain, No Gain,” but the risks of overtraining include illness, injury, and lost training time. Of course, you should expect to be tired after a hard workout, but you should recover by the following morning.
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Different Types of Workouts to Consider


What is the best method for you to train for cardio, strength, endurance or flexibility? The answer depends on what you want to accomplish – the goals of your training. There are several options you can choose from and TRX Suspension Training is an effective, powerful and portable tool which can be part of all of the following techniques.
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Holiday Workout


Looking to beat that holiday bulge? Check out these calorie-burning holiday workouts from TRX.
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2016 Top Fitness Trends


American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) predicts its top twenty fitness trends of 2016 in its 10th Annual Survey of 2,800 health and fitness professionals.
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Glutes Workout - Get a Better Butt


Glutes Workout - Get a Better Butt with this amazing TRX workout with Shana. Photo Credit: TRX User and Triathlete/Fitness Model/Mother Angi Greene Fletcher (@AngiGreene)
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Weight-Loss Workout: 15-Minute Fitness with Jay Cardiello


Light up your metabolism and burn a ton of calories with this incredible, fat-torching workout from celebrity fitness expert Jay Cardiello and TRX. With these five simple moves you can get in great shape virtually anywhere. The best part? This workout only lasts 15 minutes, so get ready to give it your all.
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Core Workout: 15-Minute Fitness with Jay Cardiello


Get strong, lean, firm abs with this super simple, 15-minute core workout from celebrity fitness expert Jay Cardiello and TRX. Designed to for all fitness levels, these exercises provide the perfect punch of strength training for the midsection of your dreams. Performing any exercise on the TRX Suspension Trainer fires up your core in a way that no other equipment can, and this workout combines all the best TRX has to offer.
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Upper Body Workout: 15-Minute Fitness with Jay Cardiello


Develop a bigger, stronger and more defined upper body with this 15-minute workout from celebrity fitness expert Jay Cardiello and TRX. Sometimes the hardest part about your workout is just finding time to do it. That’s why we’ve developed this super time-efficient upper-body workout for building the chest, arms and back you’ve always wanted, in the time you have.
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TRX Going Digital


TRX is turning over a new leaf this Fall by making the switch to Digital Manuals.  Our Education Journey (STC, FTC, GTC, and RTC) are all going digital. This will enable participants to digitally interact with our education manuals, as well making our manuals more portable and easily accessible.  They will be delivered to participants via their TRX MyLocker Accounts.  Participants in the soft launch window, August 22nd through September 30th 2015, will receive both a hard and digital copy of the manual. Beginning October 1st 2015, all Education Journey courses will completely switch to 100% digital. Please refer to our FAQ’s below and online for more details. If you have any specific questions you can contact our Customer Service team.

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Core Workouts: 15-Minute Fitness with Basheerah Ahmad and TRX


If you want to trim, tone and strengthen your core and midsection, this 15-minute workout from celebrity trainer Basheerah Ahmad packs delivers all the moves you’ll need. Perfect for anyone who wants to see awesome results on a tight schedule, this workout delivers incredible core strength, fast. Each exercise can be modified and progressed to accommodate any fitness level, so there is no need to be intimidated - jump right in!
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Lower Body Workout: 15 Minute Fitness with Basheerah Ahmad and TRX


If you want an incredible butt, leg and hamstring workout give this 15-minute, lower-body blast a try. Celebrity trainer Basheerah Ahmad designed this short, super-effective TRX workout to strengthen, tone and shape your legs and lower body. Scalable to any fitness or strength level, this workout provides a challenge for everyone, whether it’s your first time on the suspension trainer, or you’re a seasoned TRXer.
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Metabolic Burn Workout: 15-Minute Fitness with Basheerah Ahmad and TRX


If you want an awesome workout to ignite your metabolism and burn a ton of calories, fast, try this quick and effective 15-minute, total-body blast from celebrity trainer Basheerah Ahmad and TRX. Designed to help you get an incredible results in the time you have, this workout will get your heartrate up and your waistline down. No matter what your fitness level, there is a modification for each of these five exercises that anyone can perform.
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How to Avoid the Freshman 15 with TRX


While the “freshman 15” may be an exaggeration, research has shown that 1 in 4 college freshmen put on about 5% of their body weight in their first semester. When you consider that weight gain in college has been proven to lead to continued weight gain throughout life, nipping this tendency in the bud could be a pay off big in the long run.
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How To Lose Belly Fat With TRX


If you are looking for a quick trick to shed some excess belly fat, TRX could be a good place to start. Unlike almost any other training system available, TRX Suspension Training challenges your entire body in all planes of motion creating a huge metabolic effect and helps you build lean, toned muscle.
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Four TRX Exercises for Surfing


Surfing requires a tremendous amount of upper-body and core strength, as well as cardiovascular endurance and skill. Whether you’re an elite-level surfer or your just trying to get the most out of your limited time in the water, doing some cross training can really help to improve your performance.
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Todd Durkin & Randy Hetrick's 79 Rep Challenge


What happens when TRX inventor and CEO Randy Hetrick has a chance run in with his old pal, elite strength and conditioning coach, Todd Durkin while on vacation in Vail? A brutal, total-body workout challenge, of course. As luck would have, it Hetrick’s son Harri was on the scene with camera in hand to capture the carnage for Men’s Health.
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Dad Bod to Rad Bod Workout


Without a doubt, the Dad Bod has garnered more attention this year than ever before. If you’re looking to shed some excess dad weight, we’ve got a killer workout to trim down that baggage and transform you into a man of steel. Short and super effective, this workout develops upper-body strength and definition by targeting the back, arms, chest and waist, perfect for shedding that excess dad flab.
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TRX for Yoga: Q&A with Shauna Harrison


One of the greatest benefits of a yoga practice is balance: the balance between strength and flexibility, between movement and breath, between mental and physical. Balance is something that yoga instructor, PHD and Under Armour Trainer Shauna Harrison has worked hard to achieve in her career and in her life.
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TRX for Yoga: Warrior Three


Warrior Three is a beautiful pose that challenges your hamstrings, core and balance. Here are a few ways you can integrate the TRX Suspension Trainer to achieve, improve or perfect your Warrior Three.
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TRX for Yoga: Headstand


Today we get to work on the oh-so-popular headstand. Like many inversions, this pose is all about core strength and protecting your neck. This progression on the TRX Suspension Trainer will first help you establish your base and then safely help you develop the core strength and control to get fully inverted.
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TRX for Yoga: Backbends


Backbends are a beautiful and deeply beneficial element of any yoga practice. Improving the foundation of your backbend makes you more confident and secure before setting off on your own. This pose is as much about grounding your feet and opening your hips as it is about extending your back. This series will help you build your backbend from the ground up.
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TRX for Yoga: Crow Pose


The TRX Suspension Trainer provides an excellent way to scale, complement and improve your yoga practice. We’ve partnered with yoga and fitness instructor, and Under Armour trainer Shauna Harrison to show you how to incorporate the straps into your yoga practice.
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TRX Upper-Body Workout from LIVESTRONG


This TRX upper-body workout develops strength in your arms, chest, back and core, with movements that translate to the way you move in every-day life. Try adding this workout to your training regimen to get a taste of how Suspension Training can take your fitness to the next level.
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For the Love of the Run: Leg Strength and Core Stability for Runners


Imbalances in your leg strength and mobility between your left and right side can give you an uneven and inefficient stride. Over time, these imbalances can lead to overuse injuries. These TRX exercises provide an excellent way to recognize, improve and ultimately, overcome those imbalances, so you can do what you love, longer and more pain free.
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For the Love of the Run Week Two: Knee Drive and Posture


In this installation, we take a look at building better posture and knee drive, as well as improving hip and ankle mobility. These exercises will make your stride more even and consistent, and help to identify any imbalances in strength or mobility you may have across your left and right sides.
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Flexibility Drills for Lacrosse from Paul Rabil & TRX


Whether you’re shooting, defending or on goal, improving your flexibility will enable you to add power and speed to your lacrosse game. Becoming more flexible will also greatly reduce your likelihood of injury. Here are two drills from LAX pro Paul Rabil to help you improve your lacrosse-specific flexibility.
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Total-Body TRX Circuit from Fitnessista


Whether you’re a seasoned TRXpert or a novice to Suspension Training, this total-body TRX circuit from our friends at Fitnessista delivers an efficient and fun workout you can do anywhere.
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Couples Who Sweat Together, Stay Together


This Valentine’s Day, make a commitment to your health, the health of your partner and the health of your relationship with TRX. Research shows that couples who participate in challenging physical activity together (like this awesome TRX couple's workout!) are more satisfied with their relationship and generally express greater feelings of love for their partner.
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Lacrosse Defense Tips with Paul Rabil and TRX


In lacrosse, you need to hone your defense just as much as your offense, and here to help you do it is lacrosse star and New York Lizard midfielder Paul Rabil. In this video you’ll see two different drills, one with just a lacrosse stick and one with the Rip Trainer.
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Lacrosse Pro Paul Rabil Talks Training With TRX


Lacrosse pro and New York Lizard’s midfielder, Paul Rabil, does so much more than masterfully impose his will on the field with the unyielding grace of his powerful wand. Rabil is a media visionary, a businessman bent on success, a sports fashionista, and, most relevant to this blog, he is a fascinating interview subject.
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Improve Your Lacrosse Shot with Paul Rabil and TRX


Producing a dynamic, explosive shot requires core strength, balance and rotational power. The “time and room” drill enables you to practice generating momentum through your entire body, from the ground up, to get the most out of your shot.
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Celebrity Workout Secrets


We’ve put together a short list of some recent TRX media sightings, so you can stay on top of what’s hot, or at least provide you with some inspiration
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TRX Muscle-Building Workout


The TRX Suspension Trainer can be used to ignite your pursuit of size, power and functional strength. We developed this free training program to showcase how you can build muscle and develop total-body strength using the TRX Suspension Trainer as your primary tool.
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The 5 Factors of Fat Loss Training


Burning fat and toning up is as much an art as it is a science. It can be incredibly difficult to break through your plateau and sustain the gains you’ve made, especially amid all of the “get-thin-quick” advice floating around these days. Here are five simple tactics to help you see results and keep them, to get that trim, toned physique you’ve been working for.
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How to Set S.M.A.R.T. Goals


At the beginning of each year, people set training goals with the best of intentions. Faster, longer, stronger, better in some way at something. The reality is, by the time we flip the calendar to February,
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Tone It Up’s Favorite Healthy Holiday Gift


Celebrity fitness gurus Katrina and Karena of Tone It Up have compiled their favorite healthy holiday gifts of 2014 and we’re pleased to announce that the TRX HOME Suspension Training Kit is at the top of the list.
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Tips for TRX Demo Classes


Looking ahead to some business planning in 2015?  Each New Year brings forth new clients waiting for an invitation and opportunity to change.  It is also a chance for us as trainers to capitalize on potential business growth.  If you’re looking to increase your client base in 2015, consider hosting a well-planned TRX Demo.  Most people have heard of the Suspension Trainer and Rip Trainer, but still fear the unknown ‘torture’ of the straps and sticks.  How can you get new people in the door and efficiently turn a demo into a potential long-term client? Use the following check-list and hit the easy button to host a simple yet productive TRX Demo.
 

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Men’s Fitness: New Study Backs TRX


We’ve always known that Suspension Training provides an effective and efficient way to develop strength, build muscle and increase athletic performance, now we have some quality third-party validation to prove it.
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Total-Body TRX Workout From Shape.com


Shape.com recently asked TRX inventor and Randy Hetrick for a military-inspired workout that their readers could try using the TRX Suspension Trainer. The result was this total-body TRX blast.
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TRX Ambassador Program


Use the TRX Ambassador Program to help you get the most out of your TRX CORE membership. This referral program is only for TRX CORE members and gives you the ability to easily pay for your membership while passing along special deals to your network.
Refer your friends, family, co-workers and clients to TRX and they will get 15% off their purchase and afree video download, while you take home 10% cash back.

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TRX Workout Tips For Beginners From Popsugar


Your first TRX workout can be more than a little intimidating, especially if you plan on jumping into a crowded group workout at your gym or health club, or joining a new boot camp. Luckily, Gina H. from Fitnessista and POPSUGAR Select Fitness, put together some helpful tips to make your first time a success.
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Dehydration


We all know proper hydration is key to your best performance, but how can you be sure you're getting enough water? Dr. John Berardi, PhD, CSCS of Precision Nutrition explains how how much water you really need. Watch other Nutrition videos: Part 1: Essential Fats Part 2: Proteins Part 3: Allergies And Intolerance To learn more about nutrition, sign up for a free course here: http://www.precisionnutrition.com/cmd.php?Clk=5198303
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The TRX Muscle & Fitness Workout


The TRX Suspension Trainer can be used to ignite your pursuit of size, power and functional strength. We developed this free training program for Muscle and Fitness Magazine to showcase how you can build muscle and develop total-body strength using the TRX Suspension Trainer as your primary tool.
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TRX Urbanathlon Mobility Workout


Perform this Urbanathlon-specific TRX mobility routine before every strength or running session to prime your body for peak performance. For more information on how to incorporate TRX into your Urbanathlon training, see our comprehensive, free four-week
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HIIT Workout with the TRX Rip Trainer


Try this TRX (HIIT) high intensity interval workout from inventor of the Rip Trainer Pete Holman and STACK.   If you are looking for the most effective way to achieve your fitness goals, you need to
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TRX Philosophy: Stand Up to Train


Since its inception, TRX has advocated that people stand up to train. Going to a gym to sit down in a machine to “workout” after a day spent seated—during a commute, at the office, at the
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UFC CHAMPIONSHIP TRAINING WITH TRX


Success in the rapidly evolving world of mixed martial arts requires tenacity, dedication and constant innovation on every front. UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and his training partners at Team TakeDown in Mansfield, Texas rely on TRX Suspension
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Proper Post Workout Nutrition


Designing (and sticking to) an effective exercise routine is only half the battle. What you eat, and when you eat is, is of paramount importance to endurance athletes (to anyone, really), and many experts agree what
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How Much Should You TRX?


One of the most frequently asked questions we receive is: how often should I train using the TRX Suspension Trainer? Here, TRX Head of Human Performance Chris Frankel explains how regular TRX use can ensure your
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TRX Ninja Workout


A pair of ninjas materialized amidst puffs of early morning fog on the TRX HQ rooftop. Their weapon of choice for developing rotational strength, power, mobility and dim mak? The TRX Rip Trainer. Check out this
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Who We Are - About TRX


At TRX, we stand for movement.   At TRX we believe in training movements, not muscle. We produce best-in-class training equipment, workout programs, and education courses to help you achieve peak performance, reach your goals and
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What is Rip Training?


Originally created to meet the needs of combat sport athletes and physical therapists, Rip Training variable resistance exercise is a multi-faceted approach to strength and cardiovascular conditioning that challenges you in all three planes of motion
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From Cubicle to Kilimanjaro Summit with TRX


The physical impact of a high stress office job in Chester, England left Heather Branigan in the same position as millions of business people around the world: inactive, out of shape and overweight. Fed up with
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What Is Suspension Training?


Born in the Navy SEALs, Suspension Training bodyweight exercise develops strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously. It requires the use of the TRX Suspension Trainer, a highly portable performance training tool that leverages gravity and
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Early Bird Pricing Extended


TRX is extending your Early Bird pricing on the the next TRX Trainer Summit!   Save $120 off registration with coupon code:  COREEARLY120   Register here by October 3rd.   And don't forget to book your room! Group
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Torsional Buttressing


Rotation can be seen in all dynamic sporting movements (kicking, throwing, tennis swings, etc.,) and is a common character trait of any explosive athlete. However, before athletes can rotate explosively with maximum power and minimal risk
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Precision Nutrition: Allergies and Intolerances


What is the difference between a food allergy and intolerance? Dr. John Berardi, PhD, CSCS of Precision Nutrition explains how you can identify your food intolerances.    Watch other Nutrition videos here: Part 1:  Essential Fats
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IDEA World Highlights


IDEA World 2014 Recap and Highlights     In case you missed TRX at IDEA World 2014, we wanted to give you some highlights from another successful year of changing lives and taking names: The Pre-Convention:
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TRX for Soccer Training


What do Manchester City FC, US soccer star Heather O'Reilly and Ronaldo all have in common? They all turn to TRX Training as a full-spectrum solution. From prehab to rehab to strength and conditioning, TRX Training is
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Move Better


One thing which differentiates a great coach from a good coach is an understanding of “advanced basics.” Advanced basics is a term I use to consider what we are already practicing and see if we can
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2014 East Coast Trainer Summit


Registration Now Open!!     The TRX Trainer Summit in Long Beach sold out quickly and proved to be a smashing success. Now we bring the same program to the East Coast for the first time
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TRX & Drew Brees in Sports Illustrated


*Click the image above for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes video. How does a Super Bowl champion quarterback stay strong and durable in order to absorb punishment and keep dominating at age 35? To find out, Sports Illustrated
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How Can I Be A TRX Instructor?


TRX® Instructors are among the very best group of educators in the world. They are part of an elite team of the most accomplished fitness professionals on the planet but to be a TRX instructor is
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Urbanathlon Ambassador


DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES? The Men’s Health Urbanathlon will put your clients—and your training—to the test in a cool new way. TRX is a proud partner of the Men’s Health URBANATHLON, the ultimate urban
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TRX Tactical Training Box


The TRX Tactical Training Box is a fully-deployable, heavy-duty steel chest designed to anchor a functional-training rig and create a multi-modality training center to accommodate 1-5 users in just 10 minutes. Highly-portable, this Box provides all
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The TRX Tactical Training Locker


The TRX Tactical Training Locker    For more information on the TRX Tactical Training Locker, go here.    For more information on the TRX Tactical Training Box, go here.   For more information on how to
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TRX Trains Trek Factory Racing


TRX is proud to be a technical sponsor of the Trek Factory Racing team.    For more on how you can use TRX to get the most out of your endurance training, check out our endurance
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Rip Training For Tennis


If you want to unlock your inner powerhouse and deliver Sharapova-style serves and Federer-esque backhands, get after this Rip Training exercise.   The Rip Rotation:   Set Up: Stand sideways to the anchor, with your feet
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TRX Trains South America


TRX Training and Development Manager, Dan McDonogh, traveled to Santiago, Chile to spread the spirit of TRX Training. What he found blew him away.
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Mobility, Strength and Goldilocks


I am fortunate to spend time working with collegiate, professional and military teams integrating TRX Training into their programs. One of the highlights from 2012 to present has been being a part of the Marine Corps’
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New TRX Small Group Training Course


Become an expert in small group training and be one of the first to experience the new TRX TEAM, an advanced Level 2* Suspension Training® course. This hand-on, eight-hour course builds on the foundational knowledge introduced
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It pays to have friends


Refer a Friend to TRX Education   Share TRX Education with a friend and earn cash when they sign up for a course, or invite them to join you for your next course! Pass along a 15%
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Some Changes Coming to TRX CORE


Good news! We’ve listened to your feedback and as a result, we are implementing some exciting changes to TRX CORE, to deliver more of what you want and less of what you don’t.   New Enhancements
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TRX Memorial Day Vacation Travel Workout


Memorial Day provides an excellent opportunity to get out of town for some much-needed R & R, but just because you’re on the road, doesn’t mean your training has to take a vacation, too. Kick off
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TRX Trains Trek Factory Racing for Tour of California


The Trek Factory Racing team was recently in Sacramento California to acclimate for the Amgen Tour of California, America’s biggest professional cycling race. To help them prepare for the eight-day, 700-plus-mile race, TRX Training and Development
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Drew Brees Invents TRX Flying Breezup


What happens when TRX CEO and Inventor Randy Hetrick calls out Saints QB Drew Brees and his trainer Todd Durkin for missing a TRX event? One of the most creative and challenging TRX moves we’ve ever
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Meet Randy Hetrick in NYC- 5/8/14


Don’t miss the opportunity to meet TRX Founder Randy Hetrick. TRX will be taking over the new Under Armour SoHo Brand House, providing TRX demonstrations and answering all your training questions. Bring your clients and learn
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Help Change Lives


Some time ago I was working with TRX Founder Randy Hetrick to create the “How to Build Your Brand” session that he delivered at IDEA (if you missed it you can check it out in “The
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Top 10 TRXperts to Follow


It seems like every week, new, paradigm-shifting information comes out that completely changes the way the world works out. To help you keep up on the latest in functional training, we’ve put together a list of
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TRX Lacrosse for Building Shot Speed


This story was written by TRX Director of Rip Training Pete Holman and was originally published on STACK.com on April 3, 2014.   Historically, lacrosse players have not been considered gym rats compared to other athletes
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Exclusive Event- CORE Cocktails


TRX CORE Exclusive Event   Be sure to arrive early to the TRX Trainer Summit in Long Beach, CA! Join our TRXperts and industry leaders Friday night for some cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and mingling as we
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Are you the Next Top Trainer?


Are You the Men’s Health Next Top Trainer™? Our friends at Men’s Health are conducting a nationwide search for The Next Top Trainer™ and we know many of our male CORE members would make excellent candidates!
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Rip Trainer Origins


Serendipity (ser-en-dip-i-ty): The occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.   What does cleaning out a closet to paint it have in common with training a world-class snowmobile X Games
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Precision Nutrition- Essential Fats


Do you recommend a fat-free diet to your clients? You may want to reconsider. Some essential fats are an important part of a training athlete's diet. How can you be sure you're getting the right kinds
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TRX Golf Workout


When elite athletes like Cam Newton and Brandon Marshall step off the gridiron and onto the fairway, they turn to LeadBetter Golf Performance expert Trevor Anderson to help them drop a few swings from their score.
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TRX Tips for Baseball



 As pro baseball players slide into spring training, they seek every possible advantage to maximize functional strength gains for the grueling 162-game season ahead. The performance enhancer that all 30 MLB teams use universally? TRX.
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TRX On Tour at the Mavericks Invitational


Barreling down a 40-foot wall of liquid concrete, burying the rail of a seven-foot board and cranking out a hair-pin bottom turn requires the perfect mix of skill, fitness and guts—and over the past few years,
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IDEA PTI East Event: Talk Shop with Fraser Quelch


Join TRX at IDEA PTI East Feb 28-March 2nd for another TRX CORE member exclusive event. You can chat with Fraser Quelch, TRX Director of Training and Development and get your questions answered, get tips for your training, or try
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Natalie Coughlin's Total-Body Workout


Make a Splash in 2014 with this total-body workout, designed using 20-time World Medalist and World Record Holder Natalie Coughlin’s favorite TRX exercises. Incorporate this workout into your New Year training regimen 2-4 times per week
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Natalie Coughlin's Eggs in Hell Recipe


If you want to satisfy a craving for comfort food without sabotaging your diet or healthy-eating initiative, try this recipe for “Eggs in Hell” from champion swimmer Natalie Coughlin. This healthy, balanced dish takes little time
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Natalie Coughlin's Healthy Living Tips


Staying healthy while you travel can be challenging, especially during flu season. In this video, champion swimmer Natalie Coughlin shares some tips on how to feel your best on the road. Whether visiting relatives, on a
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Winter Gardening Tips From Natalie Coughlin


One way to stay on track with your healthy-eating resolutions this year is to grow your own herbs and vegetables. The only problem? It’s still winter and many of you are experiencing frigid temperatures. Luckily, champion
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Natalie Coughlin's Hotel-Room Workout


Working out on the road can be challenging. You never know what kind of equipment or space you’ll have access to with the limited time that you have. In this video, Champion swimmer Natalie Coughlin shows
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Rip Training for Rowing


TRX Rip Trainer inventor, Pete Holman, a former two-time TaeKwondo National Champion has never stopped competing. His latest athletic pursuit, competitive indoor rowing, led him to enter the Denver Indoor Rowing Championships in Denver, CO. Holman
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TRX In The News January 2014


From the glossy pages of Glamour Magazine to the sweaty field tests of Outside Magazine’s  “Perfect Home Gym,” January proved to be an exciting month for TRX Training in the news. Find out what everyone’s saying
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X Games Training with TRX


With the 2014 Winter X Games storming down on snowy Aspen Colorado this weekend, we wanted to show you a few exercises to maximize your pow-shredding potential. To dominate in the X Games, athletes need to
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NEW: TRX Lacrosse Workout


The ultimate lacrosse training tool, TRX Lacrosse delivers a 30-minute, real-time Rip Training workout with three levels of progression for all fitness levels. Featuring LAX-star and 2012 NCAA Player of the Year Peter Baum, this workout
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Randy Hetrick 2013 Media Roundup


2013 brought a significant amount of media attention to TRX Training and our Inventor and CEO Randy Hetrick. Everyone from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business to Shape magazine wanted to get a glimpse at the man
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TRX Trains Jens Voigt and Team Trek


The Trek Factory Racing pro cycling team chooses TRX Suspension Training to develop strong cores, full-body strength, mobility and flexibility. Whether they’re in training camp, the Tour of California or grand tours like the Giro d’Italia
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Training in Cold Weather


Winter - hibernation time. Restricted to climate controlled indoor environments, avoiding inclement weather conditions and starving off cabin fever can feel like a seasonal sentence. If you live in a northern climate, you may already be
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Durkin Turkey Triumph


Thanksgiving may be over, but the season of indulgence has just begun. Todd Durkin from Fitness Quest 10 and trainer to elite athletes like Drew Brees developed this Turkey Triumph TRX challenge to help you stay
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TRX Bigg Rigg Battles for Glory at UFC 167


This Saturday, under the bright lights of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, UFC fighter and TRX athlete Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks will go to war against Georges St-Pierre in an attempt to dethrone the
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Fraser Quelch on TEDx- Playing for Change


When was the last time working out felt more like play? In this TED Talk, listen as TRX Head of Training and Development Fraser Quelch addresses how the fitness industry can improve the lives of people
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Spandex is a privilege, not a right!


What inspires you? Is there anyone in particular that you aspire to look like, be like or move like? In reality, that is impossible because we cannot be exactly like anyone else. However, we can still
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Meet the Faces of TRX CORE


A new membership program for TRX Qualified Trainers, TRX CORE provides you with a continuous feed of exclusive TRX video content developed by industry-leading experts. This includes coaching tips, exercise videos and real-time workouts that you
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TRX Aids Supermodel Bonnie Chen in Comeback


Just three months after fracturing her ankle in four places, supermodel Bonnie Chen, a former rhythmic gymnastics national champion in China, pushed through pain to power to the finish line of the Nike Women’s Half Marathon
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TRX Rip Training with STACK


On this episode of STACK Fitness Weekly, they brought in US National TaeKwon-Do Champion and TRX Director of Rip Training Pete Holman to demonstrate his unique twist on the classic Push Press. “I love the Push
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TRX CORE Baby Blast


We have a TRX first here today. This workout literally comes straight from the delivery room where TRX CORE Member Jesse Rowe and his wife Sarah just welcomed their first child—baby Nolan. Rowe found a few
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TRX Sweeps Winner's Euro Trip with LFC


The unique scalability of TRX Training enables people of all fitness levels, from gym-goers to elite athletes, to achieve their training goals. With the TRX Liverpool FC Sweepstakes, we merged the two worlds together, sending grand
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BJ Penn Meets the TRX Rip Trainer


To his surprise, a star struck Pete Holman, two-time US Taekwondo Champion and creator of the TRX Rip Trainer, got the unique opportunity to golf with one of his idols, MMA legend BJ Penn. Widely considered
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Urbanathlon Perks for TRX CORE


  Inspire Your Clients Join the Men’s Health Urbanathlon Client Referral Program and motivate your clients to get fit and lean, fast. You’ll get a FREE entry into the ultimate urban obstacle race in Chicago, New York, or
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Be the Next Featured Trainer


Training is more than a job for TRX CORE Members: It’s a career, a lifestyle and a passion. TRX CORE is made up of real professionals who inspire their clients every day with training that is
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2 for 1 on Golf Fitness Specialist Workshop


Golf presents the health and fitness professional with the ideal opportunity to expand their careers into the lucrative world of golf fitness. Grab a friend and join this 2-day workshop designed and taught by Sean Cochran,
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TRX Drew Brees Sweepstakes Winner


What does Drew Brees like to talk about when he’s not busy slingshotting spirals into the end zone and the trusty hands of his wide receivers? TRX Drew Brees Sweepstakes winner Mike Johanns knows: “Anything but
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AMERICA'S CUP KIWIS ON TRX


Bleeding-edge technology defines the race for the America’s Cup, from the boats to the training methods sailors use to prepare their bodies for the trial of controlling sailboats that can hydrofoil above the water at 50+
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Trainer Spotlight- August 2013


Michael Piercy is a TRX CORE member, the owner of The LAB (Performance & Sports Science) in West Caldwell, NJ, and a TRX Senior Course Instructor teaching both the STC and TRX TEAM. Mike was the
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Science Backs TRX: Part One


Recent research by Dr. Stuart McGill on spinal health and Suspension Training suggests that TRX training truly does deliver on the motto “All Core, All the Time.” In part one of this three-part series, we take
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Get Leaner, Faster & Stronger


Earlier this month we premiered our brand new, Rip Training: Leaner | Faster | Stronger workout to packed crowds at the IDEA World Fitness Convention in Los Angeles. We created this workout to meet the overwhelming
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Workout with Randy Hetrick


The American Council on Exercise (ACE), caught up with TRX Founder and CEO Randy Hetrick at the 2013 TRX Instructor's Summit in San Diego. In this video, Hetrick first details the evolution of TRX from its
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Benchwarmer to Starter


I will never forget working with a 15-year-old adolescent boy who desperately wanted to make the Aspen Valley High School football team. The downside was that Paul came to me just four weeks prior to tryouts
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NEW: TRX CORE Challenge


In celebration of our official launch of TRX CORE at IDEA World last week, we also launched our new TRX CORE Challenge. Fitness pros gathered at TRX Booth 439 each day and competed against each other
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TRX CORE Challenge


We’re excited to launch our new TRX CORE® Challenge at IDEA World August 7-11 and you can be one of the first to try it. Drop by Booth 439 any day to compete for the top
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Coming Soon: New TRX Rip Workout


Next week at IDEA World 2013, TRX will launch its newest TRX workout, Rip Training: Leaner | Faster | Stronger, led by Rip creator and US National TaeKwon-Do Champion Pete Holman. This first-of-its-kind workout will help you
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TRX Goes to the Circus


DISCLAIMER: Don’t try any moves featured in this video at home, or anywhere for that matter, ever. We do however, strongly encourage you to watch this video. When British actor, dancer, stuntman and circus performer Darren
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TRX Helps Marines Get Combat Ready


Born in the Navy SEALs and used in every branch of the US Military, the Marine Corps recently incorporated TRX into its new High Intensity Tactical Training (HITT) program. Designed to deliver combat-level fitness and increase
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Join The Core: Alexis Craig


For TRX Senior Course Instructor and former MMA fighter Alexis Craig, being a member of TRX CORE has helped her grow her business, get clients and get noticed. She even gets stopped by people in the
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Join The CORE: Pete Holman


What did a two-time US National TaeKwon-Do Champion have to gain from TRX CORE?Watch this video to find out how inventor of the TRX Rip Trainer Pete Holman has “completely transformed” his training business through the
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Understanding Your TRX Content


Your TRX CORE account provides you with content that complements the TRX Education Courses you have completed. You only receive content that pertains to the types of courses you have taken.   If you have completed
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TRX for Adaptive Athletes


The High Fives Foundation, a non-profit organization that helps winter action sport athletes who have suffered life-altering injuries, has developed new adaptive workouts using TRX Suspension and Rip Training. In this video, personal trainer Chris Cloyd
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TRX Rip Training for Power


Director of Rip Training Pete Holman recently teamed up with Isaiah Truyman from EZIA Human Performance to talk about their favorite exercises for developing power. Truyman’s choice, the snatch, develops a tremendous amount of power and
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UFC Fighter Jake Shields Trains with TRX


It only took one training session to convince UFC Welterweight Jake Shields that TRX could improve his performance in the Octagon. That session happened to be an intense, combat-inspired workout at TRX HQ with Pete Holman,
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How do I Move Up in Rank?- Updated!


Your TRX CORE membership provides you with a TRX Rank, a way to show how you stack up among TRX’s most elite community of trainers. Your TRX Rank badge and wristband correspond to the level you’ve
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Social Media Tips


Congratulations on your TRX CORE membership! Now it’s time to start leveraging your new, elite status to help you grow your business, get noticed and get more clients. Read some important, industry-wide best practices for building
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TRX Negative Push-Up


Our friend Coach Dos needs help naming this advanced TRX Chest Press variation, tentatively called the TRX Negative Push-Up.   In this video, Dos takes a TRX Chest Press and moves it behind the anchor point
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TRX for Triathletes Workout


As a follow up to the TRX Workout for Runners, Runner's World UK partnered up again with TRX Master Trainer Elizabeth Banks and designed this TRX workout for triathletes.    With the triathlon season very much upon
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Runner's World UK TRX Workout


TRX Senior Group Trainer and Development Manager Dan McDonogh teamed up with TRX Master Trainer Elizabeth Banks to show Runners World UK the TRX ropes. The workout below will help build total-body strength to support running
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TRX for SUP Part 2


Part 2 of this TRX for stand up paddleboarding workout series focuses on balance. In this video, Pete Holman, the inventor of the Rip Trainer, guides PaddleFit founder Brody Welte and professional SUP racer Willis Lindabury
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TRX Aids in Firefighter Fitness


  One of the most commonly used movements specific to firefighters is rotation, and most low back injuries occur during rotation while under load (such as when we're pulling hose). This specific movement is often difficult
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TRX Stand Up Paddleboard Workout


Get ready to conquer the waves this summer with this TRX Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) workout, shot on the Pacific Coast beaches of Santa Cruz, CA. In this video, Director of Rip Training Pete Holman pushes
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Rip Training Football Workout


Football is a "combat" sport. To be successful on the gridiron requires superior conditioning and durability. Specifically, football players need lateral agility, explosive hip power and core strength. And one of the best tools to develop
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UFC Fighter Keith Jardine and TRX Yoga Fusion


After 11 years inside the Octagon, UFC fighter “The Dean of Mean” Keith Jardine has switched things up and opened his own studio, Hot Yoga Infusion in Albuquerque, NM. This first-of-its-kind facility combines hot yoga with
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TRX HOME Transformation: Alexis


Meet Alexis Craig and see how she went from a clumsy kid in dance class to a personal trainer and workout “Warrior Goddess.” Things have changed quite a bit since Alexis took her first grade school
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Rip Training for a Better Golf Swing


In this video, golf fitness trainer Sean Cochran, whose clients include PGA golfer Phil Mickelson, teams up with inventor of the TRX Rip Trainer Pete Holman to show you how to use the Rip Trainer to
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NBA's Brandon Jennings STACK Workout


See how Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Jennings tears up the floorboards with this 30-minute workout incorporating TRX Training from STACK.com. FX Studio owner Nate Costa runs Jennings through a typical training session at the Under
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TRX HOME Transformation: Terry


Meet Terry Acrota III and see how he went from “Terry the funny fat kid” to a Power Lifting Champion. Things have changed quite a bit for Terry since his transformation. Today, as a personal trainer
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Mobility vs Flexibility With TRX


Get the most out of your TRX workouts by incorporating an understanding of flexibility and mobility, and how it relates to building your total body fitness.  In the wide world of fitness talk, flexibility and mobility
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Military Times TRX Workout


Try this TRX military-style workout from retired Army Major Tim Hardy, the TRX Army Program Manager and ultrarunner.  Military Times columnist Bob Thomas developed this total-body workout which includes seven TRX exercises with progressions to increase intensity. 
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TRX Handwalk


  Try the TRX Handwalk, from UFC360 and MMA Conditioning Coach Doug Balzarini. This advanced TRX exercise builds shoulder stability and endurance.   Head to the UFC360 Facebook Page to enter for your chance to win
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Tackle a Tough Mudder with TRX


A team of 24 employees from TRX corporate HQ recently conquered the NorCal Tough Mudder event at Lake Tahoe, a challenging course at 8,000 ft. of elevation that featured 11 miles of mountainous terrain and 20
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Functional Suspension Training and TRX


Before you get too deep into a TRX training regimen you may want a little background on exactly how and why Suspension Training and body weight exercise is such an effective way to build total body
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How to Warm It Up


Your grade school P.E. teacher told you: warm up to prevent injuries. He was right. But there's more to it than that. An effective pre-workout routine helps to prime the body by:   ● Waking up
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Revamp Your Run with Matt Dixon


Elite endurance coach Matt Dixon is known worldwide for his innovative approach to endurance training. His method of integrating TRX Suspension Training to develop functional strength in endurance athletes has helped some of the biggest names
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TRX Exercises for Triathletes


To get the most out of your triathlon training it is critical to integrate a program for building functional strength in order to develop a strong core and increase durability. Let’s take a look at a
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TRX Helps Injured Winter Sport Athletes


In one tragic moment in December, 2011, everything changed for 16-year-old, professional freestyle skier Jake Hickman. While skiing in a top-level competition in Colorado, he lost control and crashed, suffering a severe spinal injury that resulted
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TRX Air Guitar Workout


Hit your core and the right chords with this fun, yet functional TRX Rip Training Air Guitar Workout from our friend Frank Addelia. Put on your favorite vinyl and let your inner rockstar loose, but destroy
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TRX Shoulder Stability Workout


  If your weekend plans include making a trip to your local ballpark to take in America's pastime, pause between bites of that frank to note the number of players on the DL. Injuries among Major
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Rip Training for Hockey


Improve your hockey game and slice up the ice with this TRX Rip Training workout from Director of Rip Training, Pete Holman, as featured on Stack.  Hockey players must perform a hockey conditioning program that focuses
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High Intensity Interval Training on the TRX


High intensity interval training (HIIT) techniques like tabata intervals can be used to supercharge your TRX Suspension Training or Rip Training workouts. The basic HIIT technique is to alternate periods of extremely high intensity exercise with
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TRX Innovative Core and Upper Body Workout


Dough Balzarini, a personal trainer and strength coach at Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego, flexes his creative muscles and demonstrates five innovative TRX moves to mix up your routine and take your fitness to a
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TRX Ab Challenge Workout


In this workout, TRX Master Trainer Jonathan Ross takes a three-dimensional, multiplanar approach to core training. Ross combines a blend of traditional and original TRX exercises that manipulate stability and movement to challenge your core. These
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Hope and Straps: TRX Gives Back


At TRX, we believe that when you workout, you give yourself the gift of fitness, wellness, health and performance. You forge a better you, both for yourself and for the people around you. But it’s just
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Rip Training Interval Workout with BJ Gaddour


BJ Gaddour was at TRX HQ recently to show us some metabolic work using the TRX Suspension Trainer including ladders, circuits, complexes, density training and Tabatas (watch this space for more from him in these areas).
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TRX for Lower Extremity Injury


Dr. Jennifer Reiner incorporates the TRX Suspension Trainer into her sports rehabilitation services at Todd Durkin’s facility, Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego. Here she demonstrates her top five exercises for individuals rehabbing a lower extremity
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TRX Exercises for Endurance Athletes


Check out this three movement sequence designed by TRX Head of Human Performance Chris Frankel for endurance athletes looking for a supplemental metabolic workout in place of a swim, bike or run. As the endurance season
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TRX for Hockey Training


Here, Carlos Teasdale from the TRX Programming Department shows us three exercises that will help you to increase your endurance and explosive power as well as your lateral strength and stability, an essential component of an
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TRX for Strong Knees


"Your MRI looks worse than you do,” my doctor said to me after a recent visit. After a torn ACL and cartilage damage I had suffered two decades ago, I was given a diagnosis of “early”
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Rip Training for Basketball


Improve your basketball game with this TRX Rip Training workout from inventor of the Rip Trainer Pete Holman, as featured on Stack.   Basketball players are fast, explosive athletes–which is why so many can dunk the
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Get the Abs of a God[dess]!


Here is a TRX Suspension Trainer workout specifically designed to give your core an awesome challenge. Soon you'll have those Gods envious of you!   Ab Workout   TRX Overhead Back Extension (12 reps) TRX Kneeling
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TRX 16 Minute Total Body Workout


Check out this awesome 16-minute total body TRX workout. Cycle through these exercises on the TRX Suspension Trainer with minimal rest breaks and stop at 16 minutes (30 seconds per movement).   TRX Plank Adjust the
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TRX Total Strength and Conditioning Workout Program


The TRX Total Strength and Conditioning Workout Program is a six-week progressive training regimen (in PDF format) that will build your cardio endurance, strength, core stability and flexibility.   Results are a combination of diligence and
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TRX Combos for the Perfect Pump


Looking for an awesome burner to finish your workout strong? TRX Master Trainer and fitness competitor Shana Martin swears by these TRX combos to get the perfect pump, whether you’re about to walk onstage for a
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TRX Tips for Effective Core Training


In an effort to clear up a bit of the ambiguity surrounding core training, TRX Director of Programing and Education, Fraser Quelch, gives us this deep dive into what surrounds your midsection. Learn about some must-have core
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Five TRX Exercises for Basketball Players


With March Madness in full force, we figured that many of you out there might want a little basketball-inspired training to work out your broken-bracket aggression.   TRX Director of Human Performance Chris Frankel hand picked
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Thanksgiving Turkey Burner Workout


Turn turkey gravy into raw steel and burn off your holiday indulgences with this simple but effective TRX metabolic conditioning HIIT workout.   High intensity interval training (HIIT) techniques like tabata intervals can be used to
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Train with Natalie Coughlin Sweepstakes


This summer, TRX gave one lucky winner a rare opportunity to train like a Champion. Randomly selected from more than 3,000 entries, Renea Cribbs of North Richland Hills, Texas received the phone call announcing that her
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How To Use TRX to Improve Triathlon Times


Before Matt Dixon became a much sought-after triathlon and running coach with clients including 2009 Hawaii Ironman runner up Chris Lieto among the pros in his stable, he earned his MSc in Exercise Physiology and competed
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Advanced Rip Training for Precision and Power


In this video, TRX Director of Rip Training Pete Holman demonstrates some advanced tactical and combative Rip Training moves to break out at the end of a particularly trying day. The exercises require intensity and mental
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TRX and Hardcore Resistance Training


As a coach and athlete visiting from another fitness planet, Planet Maximum Muscle, Power and Strength, when visiting TRX world, I made it a point to study the techniques and tactics that have made TRX the
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The Preparation - Brian Stann


UFC middleweight “All American” Brian Stann steps back into the Octagon at UFC 152 for the first time since a shoulder injury knocked him out of his first shot at a headlining fight. Now, with the
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The Recovery - UFC fighter Brian Stann


When UFC fighter the “All American” Brian Stann injured his shoulder while sparring with a heavyweight, he had to withdraw from his first opportunity to headline a UFC fight. To get him back in the Octagon
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TRX Body Blast Workout


The goal of TRX Body Blast is to get all different fitness levels together to perform the same exercise at the same time in a group exercise class. The key ingredient for the TRX Body Blast
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Find your Rip Training Sweet Spot


To get the most out of Rip Training, it’s critical to identify your resistance cord sweet spot--the optimal distance from the anchor point. It’s crucial to understand that no matter how strong and powerful you are,
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TRX HQ at the Races


At TRX HQ, employees often spend their evenings, weekends--and lunches--putting their hard-earned fitness to the test in the crucible of competition. From lunchtime TRX Circuit Training classes to hill repeats up nearby Coit tower to runs
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Rip Training: The Rip Windmill


Use this innovative Rip Training exercise to improve functional movement in athletics and life while developing strong core, back and oblique muscles. To perform the Rip Windmill, stand sideways to the anchor point, Basehand Zone one,
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Frankie Edgar Trains for UFC 150 with TRX


TRX athlete Frankie “The Answer” Edger is known as one of the most durable, hardworking and driven fighters in the UFC. Edgar now has his sights set on his upcoming rematch against Benson Henderson, where he
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TRX 10/10/10 Workout Challenge


Designed by TRX Master Trainer Jonathan Ross, this new challenge is advanced and requires many characteristics of fitness to be present all at once. It requires strength, stability, balance, power, coordination and endurance.   Success in
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Kym Fant rides 2012 Tour de France route


Kym Fant can’t officially compete in the Tour de France, but that doesn’t mean she can’t complete it. She and five other women have taken on the rigorous route, riding all 3,479 kms (2,162 miles) of
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U.S. Women's Soccer TRX fit to win


Almost exactly one year ago, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team endured heartbreak. In the Women’s World Cup Final against Japan, the U.S. twice gave up the lead -- once in regulation, and then again in
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TRX Workout for Cycling


Many of today’s top professional cyclists in the peloton such as Team RadioShack Nissan Trek are currently using the TRX as part of their training regime throughout the year. For those of you who want to
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TRX Takes NASCAR To Victory Lane


At the 2012, Toyota/Save Mart 365 NASCAR race in Sonoma, CA, Clint Bowyer roared his No. 15 5-hour Energy car past the chequered flag and ripped a ceremonial victory burnout. Just two days before Bowyer won
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TRX Home Workout for Small Spaces


No matter where you are or how small the space, this TRX Small Space Workout can fit into your life, even in your college dorm or studio apartment. To highlight the reality of the “small space”
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TRX Pilates Workout


In this video, we've enlisted the help of Kirsten Gerding, a certified Pilates Instructor and TRX Trainer, to show us the following three Pilates-based moves you can perform on your TRX.   TRX Stroking the Globe
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TRX Combo Exercises


Here, TRX Instructor and MMA coach Doug Balzarini shows us five two-part movements that involve alternating between two TRX exercises, perfect for getting a total body workout in little time. You will perform one rep of
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The TRX Crossing Balance Lunge


The TRX Crossing Balance Lunge is an excellent exercise to build single-leg strength and core stability for soccer, MMA or any other activity with unilateral lower body movement.  To perform the TRX Crossing Balance Lunge, adjust
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TRX Core Workout Program


If you want to get the most out of your training this summer, incorporate this time-efficient and effective workout program into your normal routine 2-3 times a week for four weeks, and you’ll feel the difference
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National Fitness Month with TRX


May is National Fitness Month and the question that begs to be asked is, “Why dedicate an entire month to fitness?” I mean, aren’t there more important things to think about? Like global economy, environmental crisis
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Rip Training: Stack MMA Workout


Check out this Rip Trainer workout with TRX Director of Rip Training Pete Holman, perfect for lighting up your arms, shoulders, and core, as well as getting some awesome cardio conditioning. MMA fighters are some of
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TRX Kettlebell Fusion Workout


Combining the TRX Suspension Trainer with kettlebell training yields a hybrid workout that packs a wallop. The TRX Kettlebell: Iron Circuit Conditioning video, available as a DVD or download here, is an exceptional fusion workout that
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TRX Combo Exercises


Here, TRX Instructor Doug Balzarini shows us five two-part movements that involve alternating between two TRX exercises, perfect for getting a total body workout in little time. You will perform one rep of one exercise followed by one rep of another exercise and continue to alternate back and forth for the desired number of reps. Using the interchanging sequence requires a bit more coordination and core stability. Use these movements only with healthy clients and monitor them throughout to ensure they are performing each exercise with proper form.

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TRX Weekly Exercise: TRX Hinge


The TRX Hinge is an intense and unique exercise for challenging the anterior core and for teaching separation of hip and spine movement. Your TRX should be adjusted to mid length, with your shins in a
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TRX Off-snow Triplex


This off-snow TRX triplex will help you keep your conditioning edge, maximize your on-snow performance and minimize your risk of injury.   Although the snow is a bit "thin" in some resorts in the western US,
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TRX for Fibromyalgia


Here, Dr. Perkash addresses a question submitted by a member of the TRX Community who's fiancée has been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, a complex chronic pain disorder that affects people physically, mentally and socially. Question: My fiancée
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TRX Weekly Exercise: TRX Single-Arm Row


The TRX Single Arm Row can be used to develop unilateral strength as well as challenge the core, arms and back. To perform this exercise:   Pull your working arm to your side and activate your
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TRX for Building Muscle and Power


By Marty Gallagher   Hardcore Resistance Training: TRX’s Final Frontier?   The validity of TRX as a concept, tool and tactical approach for improving “fitness” and increasing human performance is beyond dispute: combine a serious resistance
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TRX Weekly Exercise: TRX Plank


The TRX Plank is the cornerstone position for any exercise on the TRX, and should be the core of any core training program. It is the single most important exercise to master because it applies to
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TRX Functional Core Training Workout


The TRX Suspension Trainer provides many variations for training the trunk stabilizers. Here, Dr. Jennifer Reiner works with professional MMA fighter Kerry Vera, who is returning from a lumbar disc and compression fracture injury. Utilizing the
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TRX Valentine's Day Workout


Grab a partner this Valentine’s Day and get after this TRX lower body workout. Here, TRX Group Programming and Development Manager Dan McDonogh takes you through a four-exercise, lower body sequence designed to be performed in
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5 Steps to Improved Heart Health


It’s Super Bowl season. You know what else it is? Heart Health Month. Weird. Those two don’t seem to be in sync. Here are some sobering stats for both “holidays.”   Super Bowl: It's the second
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Time-Crunched? Try TRX Two-a-Day Workouts


As summer's end draws near, and the days get shorter and colder, training time seems disappear. Whether it’s school starting up again or just having less daylight, it’s hard to get a solid chunk of time
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TRX Rip Rope Turbulence Workout


Join TRX Master Instructor Shana Martin for this exciting and calorie-burning TRX Rip Trainer and battling rope metabolic workout. This set only takes 20 minutes but will leave you and your body (especially your core) exhausted!
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TRX for Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS) - Part 2


Physical therapist Chris Nentarz talks on “Iliotibial Band Syndrome” (ITBS) and the ways you can prevent this common running injury.   Under Recover Having a balance between work and rest will breed success. Recovery, or regeneration,
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Top 10 TRX Winter Exercises


  This TRX workout from TRX Master Trainer Hayley Hollander will help you tune up for Winter Sports season or help combat that second serving of stuffing during the Holidays. Do 10 reps of each exercise
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How to Make 2012 Your Best Year Yet


In this video, elite strength and conditioning Coach Todd Durkin shares three questions to ask yourself to stay on track and focused in the year ahead. It’s a system that works for him and his clients
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TRX Sprinter Start with Chris Frankel


To get the most out of your TRX Training you must master the basic movement before you earn your progression, add on intensity, and take an exercise to next level. In this video, TRX Director of
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Body Transformation Plan - Male Edition


Ok guys, as promised, it's your turn to benefit from the expertise of Alwyn and Rachel Cosgrove, sought-after experts in the field of health and wellness. They have created exclusively for the TRX Community a fitness
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TRX Holiday Photo Campaign


Do you have what it takes to be featured in TRX’s holiday marketing campaign? Snap a shot looking strong on your TRX Suspension Trainer or Rip Trainer and prove that not even a little winter weather
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TRX Maui Wowi Core Workout


This four-exercise TRX Suspension and Rip Trainer workout from TRX Group Programming and Development Manager Dan McDonogh challenges the legs, arms and back, as well as the anterior core, glutes and posterior chain. This workout also
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What Are You Training For?


Last week, we heard dozens of bold 2012 fitness goals from TRXers on our Facebook page, ranging from completing 10 chin-ups to finishing six marathons in five days.   If you’re struggling to come up with
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TRX Workout from Steve Jack


Today's holiday training tip from TRX Master Trainer Steve Jack is packed with good advice on how to sail through these last few days of indulgence without your fitness going off the rails.     Steve's
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Rip Training: Hurricane Workout Part 3


We’re back with another burner from TRX Master Trainer Casey Stutzman to work your core, obliques, shoulders and legs, as well as give you an intense cardio conditioning challenge. Over the past few weeks, Stutzman has
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TRX Training Tip from Brian Stann


Happy Holidays! TRX athlete, UFC Fighter and former Marine, the “All American” Brian Stann (above) challenges you to wake up early today and get your workout in before the holiday madness begins. For inspiration, check out
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TRX Training Tip from Bryan Doo


S&C Coach Bryan Doo has been busy getting the Celtics ready for the start of the regular season tomorrow, but he paused between practice sessions long enough to offer these words of wisdom when it comes
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TRX Rip Fusion Workout


Here’s an awesome TRX Suspension Trainer and Rip Trainer fusion workout from the beautiful island of Maui, with TRX Group Programming and Development Manager Dan McDonogh and TRX Master Trainer Alexandre Veret from France. These four exercises
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Rip Training: Hurricane Workout Part 2


Check out round two of Rip Training with TRX Master Trainer Casey Stutzman for efficient and effective shoulder, leg, core and back workout that will give you a serious metabolic challenge. As you may recall from
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TRX Training Tip from USA Water Polo Team


In these balmy holiday months, few people think of slipping into a swimsuit and hoping into a pool, but for the USA Water Polo Team, training is a year-round commitment, and TRX is there with them
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TRX Training Tip from Allen Wirtala


Try this TRX Suspension Trainer and Rip Trainer fusion workout from Allen Wirtala (on right in photo), strength and conditioning coach for the Seattle Mariners, to keep you in the game this holiday season. If you
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TRX Success Story: Club Zum in Seattle, Washington


Club Zum opened its doors in Seattle two years ago with one objective: to be the destination for developing “the art of fitness.” Zum’s founder Peter Shmock, a two-time Olympian and former strength and conditioning coach of the Seattle Mariners, created an environment that at first sight resembled more of a playground for grownups than a weight room, a creative communal space that would return people to the joy of expressing the human body. TRX has been an integral part of their success from the start.

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TRX Training Tip #2 from Coach Dos


  During the holidays, temptation rears its ugly head in the form of fattening things you’d love to eat and workouts you’d love to skip. But if you think about self control as a muscle, the
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TRX Rotation and Core Workout


Single-arm and single-leg movements performed on the TRX Suspension Trainer increase your instability, requiring greater total-body muscle recruitment. In this video, DB Strength founder and MMA coach Doug Balzarini shows you five of his favorite single-arm
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Top 3 Ways to Use A Suspension Trainer


There are many reasons the TRX Suspension Trainer is all you'll need for your complete home gym, but in this video, TRX Head of Human Performance Chris Frankel narrows it down to just three. Watch the
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Rip Training Hurricane Workout


Here is a devastating Rip Training workout from TRX Master Trainer, Casey Stutzman, that will work your legs, butt, back and arms, as well give you some serious cardio conditioning in no time. These are what
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TRX Training Tip from Jonathan Chaimberg


There is something that some of the UFC’s top competitors (we are talking the likes of Keith Jardine, Brian Stann and Rashad Evens) all have in common, strength and conditioning coach Jonathan Chaimberg (at left). Chaimberg
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TRX Door Anchor Upper Body Workout


Use this four exercise TRX Suspension Training sequence to light up your back, chest, arms and core for a workout that delivers results quickly and efficiently. The TRX Door Anchor makes it easy to train at
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TRX Training Tip from Tyler Stewart


Today's holiday training tip is from TRX triathlete and holder of the world record for fastest ironman bike split (4:42.40) Tyler Stewart, who shares her secret for making time for fitness during this season of merriment
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TRX Gives Back: "Get one, Give One"


Looking for a way to give back this holiday season? Well, TRX has come up with an exciting way for you to give and receive at the same time. In celebration of the holiday season and
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TRX Training Tip from Matt Dixon


  Endurance coach Matt Dixon of purplepatch fitness has some holiday tips to help you get the most out of your workouts and nutrition so you can get a big leg up on next year’s Ironman
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TRX Giant Sets Workout


Metabolic training expert BJ Gaddour is back to show us two agonist giant set routines using the TRX Suspension Trainer. An agonist giant set pairs three or more competitive exercises that target the same body zone or
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TRX Rip Training: Top Guns Workout


Looking for a new exercise sequence to perform on your TRX Rip Trainer? We've got you covered. Here, TRX Head of Education and Development Fraser Quelch is back in the Pagoda of Pain and ready to
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TRX 5x5 Workout Sequence


TRX Education Manager Steve Katai is back with another awesome TRX fitness challenge. This is a great workout if you’re short on time and want a strength focus blast (upper body) in under 10 minutes. BONUS:
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How TRX Develops Stability for Mobility


In this video, TRX Head of Human Performance Chris Frankel shows you how to get the most out of your TRX Training by stabilizing your core, abs and back in order to generate force and strength
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Rip Training: Elastic Resistance Principle


Watch TRX Director of Rip Training Pete Holman show you how to build explosive power, total body strength, cardio, and metabolic conditioning all at once by using the concept of elastic resistance in your TRX Rip
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TRX Shoulder Stability Workout


Regaining stability and eventually strength at end ranges of shoulder motion can be difficult in the rehabilitation process. The TRX Suspension Trainer provides an easy way to progress patients/clients from a stable shoulder position to one
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Rip Training: Metabolic Conditioning Workout


Check out this epic Rip Training metabolic blast, brought to you by TRX Programming Manager Liana Hughes and TRX Content Writer Andrew Vontz. This sweet bite-sized chipper is sure to get you sweating away that stuffing
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TRX and Sandbag Workout


One of the major mistakes people make in their fitness programs is allowing equipment to dictate the training. While we all enjoy the variety and versatility of various pieces of equipment, our training philosophy and systems
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TRX Suspension Trainer vs Rip Trainer


What are the unique benefits of the TRX Suspension Trainer and the Rip Trainer? Which should you use for cardio, metabolic conditioning and explosive power, and which should you use for developing total body strength and
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TRX FORCE Kit Contents


With the release of the new TRX FORCE Kit: Tactical, we thought you might want to know exactly how it differs from the previous TRX FORCE Kit. As Alex Roodhouse, TRX Director of Military Programs, points
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TRX for Power


FROM THE VAULT: We think the TRX kills it at keeping anyone in great shape. But we're often asked how to integrate other fitness tools into your TRX workouts. Here, TRX Head of Human Performance Chris
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TRX Recovery Workout


FROM THE VAULT: Statistics say you'll catch two to four colds per winter, regardless of rigorous application of hand sanitizer and avoidance of sick coworkers. We know your workouts are important to you, but during a cold, can
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Military Vets at TRX


Today, as we pause to thank those men and women who have sacrificed to serve our great nation, we would also like to take a moment to recognize the individuals who committed themselves to serving our
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TRX as a Home Gym


Did you know that the TRX Suspension Trainer offers everything you need for a total home gym? Here, TRX Head of Human Performance Chris Frankel shows you unique TRX exercises for your arms, core, back and
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TRX Ab Workout With BJ Gaddour


This Friday is 11/11/11. According to fitness bootcamp and metabolic training expert BJ Gaddour, a special date calls for a special workout. He's put together this awesome ab challenge, consisting of 11 reps of each of the
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TRX Rip Training: Stability Principle


Watch TRX Director of Rip Training, Pete Holman, show you how to develop strength in your core, lower back, lats, shoulders, arms and legs by incorporating the Stability Principle into your Rip Training regimen.   You
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Surf Stronger with TRX Training


With the Rip Curl Pro Search taking place at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach this week, we had a chance to speak with Surf Stronger head coach Scott Adams who’s been at the competition to see all
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UFC Fighter Clay Harvison at TRX HQ


In preparation for his upcoming bout against Damarques Johnson at “UFC on FOX Velasquez VS. Dos Santos," in Anaheim, Ca., on Nov. 12, Clay “Heavy Metal” Harvison stopped by TRX HQ last week to get some
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TRX for Frozen Shoulder


This installment of Ask the Doctor is focused on another shoulder injury, frozen shoulder. Here, Dr. Perkash addresses a question submitted by a member of the TRX Community who trains a client with this condition and is
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TRX Metcon: HIIT With the TRX +1 Challenge


Three TRX exercises will be the only ammo you need to help control your appetite and turn your body into a calorie-burning inferno before you sit down to your holiday meals. The Plus 1 Challenge sequences
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TRX Training: Earn Your Progression


An integral element of the TRX Training Philosophy, the TRX FORCE Program and any good workout program is earning your progression. This means not advancing an exercise until you can master its basic elements, and only
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Rip Training: Principles of Progression


Pete Holman, creator of the Rip Trainer, is back to show you how to maximize your Rip Training workouts with three exercises that map to the three principles of progression we use for Rip Training: Stability, Vector
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TRX for Rotator Cuff Tear


Rotator cuff tears are among the most common conditions affecting the shoulder. In 2010, close to two million people in the United States went to their doctors because of a rotator cuff problem. In this Ask
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Hydration During Workouts


Finding an optimal hydration strategy can take your TRX workouts to the next level. But figuring it out can be confusing.   Finding the right amount of fluid to drink depends upon a variety of individual
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TRX Training: Masses and Spaces


Chances are you’ve heard the term “masses and spaces." Like many phrases we use to cue exercises (“proud chest,” “distal mobility,” “scapular Js”), it’s an evocative term that has a rich origin, but might not make
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TRX Ab workout with Jonathan Ross


In this workout, TRX Master Trainer Jonathan Ross takes a three-dimensional, multiplanar approach to core training. Ross combines a blend of traditional and original TRX exercises that manipulate stability and movement to challenge your core. These
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BJ Gaddour's TRX Push/Pull Core Workout


One of the great things about the TRX is that is fuses so seamlessly with other training tools to enhance classic fat-burning, muscle-building exercises. Take the dumbbell, for example. Two classic movements are rows and presses to
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TRX Single-Arm Push-up and Kettlebell Swing


Coach and human performance expert Nick Tumminello is back with another perfect paired set featuring the TRX Suspension Trainer and kettlebells. In his last guest blog, he paired the TRX Atomic Push-up with a Kettlebell swing.
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TRX for ACL Tear


The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most commonly injured ligaments of the knee, with approximately 200,000 ACL injuries reported annually. (Approximately 50% of patients with ACL injuries also have meniscal tears.) In this
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TRX Medicine Ball Workout


When it comes to innovation on the TRX Suspension Trainer, we know we can always count on strength coach Doug Balzarini. Here are four TRX movements Doug came up with that involve both the TRX and
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Argentine Rugby Team Trains on TRX


If you’ve been following the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand, you know that Argentina’s Pumas are having an impressive run at the title, as they make their way into the quarter finals after an explosive
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Chris Frankel and Brian Stann - Round 2


UFC middleweight contender Brian Stann spoke to the media on Thursday ahead of his bout with Chael Sonnen at UFC 136 tomorrow. Stann was candid about the improvements he's made in his career to go from
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TRX FORCE: Mission Readiness Challenge


Earn Your Progression   One of the most critical components of TRX Training is earning your progression. Every rep, every set, every workout, we believe you must strive for perfect form and that you only layer
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TRX for Huntington's Disease


As a National Spokesperson for the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, and someone living at risk for this Neurological Brain Disorder, TRX Senior Instructor Shana Martin has dedicated her life to functional fitness and to helping
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TRX Pilates


Pilates exercise is great for building kinesthetic awareness and teaching basic movement patterns. When teaching Pilates, TRX Senior Instructor PJ O'Clair likes to add the TRX Suspension Trainer to create a dynamic workout that mimics the demands of
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Mexican Football Club Cruz Azul Trains with TRX


One of Mexico City’s most prestigious and internationally renowned football clubs, Cruz Azul, staked their claim in the top ranks of the Mexican Primera Apertura, with an impressive 2-1 victory over the Monterrey Rayados last Saturday,
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TRX for Piriformis Syndrome


If you or your client has ever experienced piriformis syndrome, you know it’s a pain in the butt – literally! Runners, cyclists and other athletes engaging in forward-moving activities are particularly susceptible to developing piriformis syndrome, especially
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TRX 101: No Scraping


Do the straps of your TRX Suspension Trainer ever rub against your arms and shoulders when you’re doing a TRX Chest Press? Isn’t that annoying?   Here to help you correct the problem is TRX Head
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9/11 Heroes Run Honors the Fallen


What are you doing this September 11th?   Why not put your fitness to the test for good cause with some folks from Team TRX at the 2011 Travis Manion 9/11 Heroes Run (see video above)?
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Rip Training Basic Principles


Learn how to progress and scale your TRX Rip Training workouts with TRX Director of Rip Training Pete Holman.  In this video, we focus on the the ability to control and produce rotational power, a unique
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High Intensity Interval Training with TRX


It seems our three-part series on high intensity interval training (HIIT) from Mike Boyle sparked your interest (to read part 1, click here). To recap, HIIT uses specific, scientifically proven, work-to-rest ratios that map to corresponding
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How to Become a Conscious Eater


Are you on autopilot when you eat? Do you often find yourself struggling to remember what you ate for the day? After 20 years of working with teams and athletes, nutrition guru Craig Harper has found
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TRX Game Day Workout


Take the TRX Game Day Challenge with Superbowl MVP quarterback Drew Brees, and show us what you've got! The pros have been working hard, logging long hours and preparing themselves for battle each week. What about you?
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Liverpool FC: TRX Training for Soccer Pros


Last Saturday’s match between Liverpool FC and Arsenal at Emirates provided a thrilling taste of what’s to come this season; Liverpool looked sharp and threatening as they passed the ball down the field, securing a 2-0 win.
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Triathlete Tyler Stewart Prepares for Kona


If her performance last weekend was any indication, Tyler Stewart will be a serious threat at the Ironman World Championships in Kona. Tyler won the Lake Stevens 70.3 on August 14, finishing with the fastest bike
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Manchester City FC: A Force to be Reckoned With


  Though billed as a "friendly," there was little love lost between the red and blue halves of Manchester at Wembley Stadium yesterday. English football clubs Manchester City and Manchester United squared off for the traditional season
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Mission Readiness Challenge: Military Leader Board


Get ready to go head-to-head against your fellow service members (active duty, veterans and civilian) in our newest challenge, the TRX FORCE: Mission Readiness Challenge. Designed to test the mettle of even the toughest service member.
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The Importance of Nutrient Timing


Most of you know diet is a huge part of being healthy. But did you know timing your nutrients can promote even better health, improve body composition and athletic performance and is the key to staying
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Football Field 444 Workout


In the past decade, we’ve moved away from long, slow cardio towards more advanced short, burst workouts for all fitness levels and goals. But what are we really going for in these short, burst style workouts? Here to answer this question is Craig Ballantyne, world-renowned certified strength and conditioning specialist and author of numerous articles in publications ranging from Men's Health, Men's Fitness, Muscle and Fitness Hers.

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TRX Glute Exercises


Learn to activate your glutes with the TRX Suspension Trainer to help you run, jump, sit and move better. Your glutes are among the most important muscles in your body. If you’re a runner, they give
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TRX Exercises for BMX


We're switching gears from Tour action to focus on cycling's younger, edgier cousin: BMX. In anticipation of the 2011 Summer X Games beginning a week from today (from July 28-31 in Los Angeles), TRX Senior Instructor
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TRX Training For Cyclists


The Tour de France is arguably one of the most demanding races in the world, covering over 3,500 km in 21 days of bike racing. When you're covering that kind of ground, there are bound to
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TRX for Injury-free Summer Sports


The longer days, gorgeous weather and call of the outdoors leads many people to seize the day and get out and play. Unfortunately, the sudden increase in dynamic activity has also caused many backs to seize,
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TRX Chest, Back, and Leg Workouts


Here are three excellent TRX workouts for the chest, back,  and legs, to build stability, strength, and mobility from Kasten Jensen of yestostrength.com. An accomplished athlete and fitness industry veteran, Jensen knows what it takes to achieve
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Top 10 Tips for First-time Triathletes


Preparing for your first sprint triathlon?? You’re not alone. Sprint triathlons are a popular way to enter the world of triathlon. Here to offer you some insider tips and practical advice on crossing the finish line
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5 Tips for a Guilt Free BBQ


Your Independence Day BBQ doesn’t also have to spell the end of your healthy eating strategy. Here, nutrition expert Chris Mohr shares his top five tips for a flavorful weekend, without any of the guilt.  
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TRX Power Interval Total Body Workout


This is an all out, total body TRX, Rip Trainer fusion power interval workout, for boosting metabolism and building explosive strength, get after it! Power training is the key to maintaining muscle mass and boosting anaerobic
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TRX Chest and Kettlebell Workout


Coach and human performance expert Nick Tumminello uses the TRX Suspension Trainer and kettlebells together to create what he calls “perfect paired sets,” allowing you to deliver a total body workout that can be quickly progressed
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How to Do an Elimination Diet Part 2


In Part 1, we learned the reasons for undertaking a food elimination diet and provided a sample diet for you to follow, as well as some helpful hints for getting started. Here, we explore how to
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5 TRX Moves with a Bench


Put these 5 TRX exercises together the next time you bring you TRX Suspension Trainer to the gym to add an extra challenge to your workout by incorporating a bench, a box, or any other sturdy
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UFC Force, TRX Fiend: Meet Jim Miller


Coming off a seven fight win streak in the UFC, 20-2 Jim Miller is honing his game and logging time on the TRX Suspension Trainer in preparation for his upcoming bout with Ben Henderson at UFC
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Back in the Saddle: Meet Grace Labinski


When TRX Community member Grace Labinski found out she was selected to attend the Matt Dixon Triathlon Training Camp in Arizona in March, she was stoked.   Having enjoyed success as a triathlete for several years,
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How to Do an Elimination Diet Part 1


A growing body of evidence shows that food allergies, or more accurately food sensitivities, can cause a wide range of unwanted symptoms including asthma and allergies, autoimmune disorders, skin conditions, arthritis, mood disorders, migraines and kidney
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TRX Spartacus Workout with BJ Gaddour


Get a serious metabolic blast with this TRX Suspension Trainer, Rip Trainer, kettlebell, and medicine ball fusion workout from BJ Gaddour. Most fitness professionals know that metabolic workouts deliver big results, but there’s more to them
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TRX Workouts for Run Part 2


Although most of us walk every day and don’t think twice about it, improving gait is quite challenging and requires very specific training to make it more optimal. Why do we even care about improving our gait?
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TRX Rip Training: Tabata Workout with BJ Gaddour


Try this Rip Trainer Tabata Workout, created by fitness expert BJ Gaddour. For those of you unfamiliar with Tabata training, it’s considered an effective and fast way to lose weight and improve performance. It’s high intensity
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How to Improve Gait with the TRX - Part 1


While it has been suggested that our ancestors walked an average of 25 miles per day, many of us in modern society are hard pressed to accumulate even five miles per day. Looking at this comparison,
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TRX 101: Twisted Strap?


So you've eagerly been anticipating the arrival of your new TRX Suspension Trainer, and when it arrives and you remove it from the box, you find the straps are twisted (like the images here). Don't fret,
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Cosgrove TRX Body Transformation Plan


No more excuses. If you or your clients have been talking about taking it up a notch with your workout routine, we've got just the thing for you: a results-oriented fitness program created just for us
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The Ultimate TRX Playlist


You know what they say: If something is easy, then everybody would do it. For no daily, or weekly, ritual does this adage hold more weight than working out. And nobody understands this better than those
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Swim Coach Gerry Rodrigues on TRX Training


Hailing from the Caribbean isle of Trinidad, Gerry Rodrigues (or “Mambo Gerry”, as some might call him) is considered by many to be among the premiere swim coaches in the world. It has been said that
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Four TRX Exercises To Improve Your Tennis Game


The second Grand Slam event of the year, the French Open marks the beginning of the summer season for tennis. The significance of the clay surface (versus, say, grass) gives an advantage to better conditioned players,
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TRX Training for Seniors


Older adults represent the fastest emerging market in both fitness and rehabilitation. According to the National Institute on Aging, the older population will double between 2011 and 2030 when older adults will represent 25% of American
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TRX for Spinal Fusion


More than 150,000 people undergo lumbar spinal fusions each year to help alleviate lower back pain. If your or one of your clients is in the latter group, read on as Dr. Perkash addresses a question
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TRX & Kettlebell Fusion Workout for Functional Strength


Watch strength coach Josh Henkin shows you some movements combining kettlebells with the TRX Suspension Trainer, to create exercises that are dynamic, powerful and purposeful! Josh examines why combining these two training methods will allow for almost
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Six Steps To Serious Goal Setting


With the recent announcement of our last round of TRX Sponsors You winners, we thought this post on goal setting by elite strength and conditioning coach Todd Durkin was extremely timely. Hey, if this advice is
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The Benefits of Fitness


You know exercise is good for you — but do you know how good? From lowering your risk of obesity to increasing your energy levels and boosting your mood, the merits of regular physical activity are
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TRX Total Body Challenge Workout


Give this total body TRX challenge a shot, and use it as a benchmarking workout for your TRX Training. Once the Director of the White House Athletic Center, we could think of no better person to
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TRX Home Workout for Small Spaces


 No matter where you are or how small the space, this TRX workout can fit into your life. To highlight the reality of the “small space” situation, we’ve shot this quick body blast workout right in the tiny, second floor, San Francisco apartment of TRX Programming Manager Liana Hughes. The bedroom, to be exact.

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Teaching the Body to Burn More Fat


In this article, sport dietitian Bob Seebohar (at left) will change your paradigm of thinking about nutrition so you can teach your body to use the right nutrients at the right times to improve your health
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Advanced TRX Total Body Workout


Try this killer total body advanced TRX Suspension Trainer workout, full of tabata, core, arm, leg, and back exercises, to get you in awesome shape. As a follow-up to his "Predator" workout, personal trainer (and
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Spring Break Challenge


Watch TRX Senior Instructor Shana Martin to lead you through a killer outdoor leg and core workout. The exercises in this challenge are the TRX Single Leg Squat and the TRX Atomic Crunch Matrix, both to
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Three TRX Exercises For Motocross


At the age of six, pro motocross racer Johnny Lewis competed in a flat track race on his first Yamaha. After that race, his dad knew it was time to get a faster bike.   Within
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TRX Rip Trainer: The Unboxing


While we try to put out a solid stream of useful content about Rip Training exercises, we also get a fair number of questions from the curious ones that fall into the "how-to" category.  How do
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TRX for Hip Labrum Tear


Referred to as the new “in” surgery after A-Rod underwent the procedure in March 2009, a torn hip labrum will certainly place you on the DL. In this installment of Ask the Doctor, Dr. Perkash addresses a
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Ask the Trainer: TRX Directory


Wondering how to find a TRX Trainer near you? The answer to this question is now at your fingertips, with the help of our recently released TRX Directory.   The TRX Directory will contain listings for
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How Healthy Is Your Diet?


When it comes to nutrition, too much enjoyment often means sugary and fatty food with little nutritional value. So you vow to eat healthy, but often “eating healthy” is very vague and subjective. However, one way
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TRX Fund: Giving Back to Challenged Athletes Foundation


TRX has long supported the Challenged Athletes Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to helping wounded warriors and disabled civilians return to sports and athletic competition, through the TRX Fund. We all face mental and physical obstacles--internal, external
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Circuit Training with A Partner Using TRX


In the fall of 2008, Andy McDermott was enrolled in the Mentorship program at Athlete's Performance in Tempe, Arizona when he met TRX Professor Chris Frankel and was introduced to the TRX Suspension Trainer. Fast forward
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TRX FORCE Events


TRX FORCE had a busy three-day stretch in mid March, with appearances at two industry events.   First up, the 2011 Naval Expeditionary Forces Symposium and Expo (NavExFor) took place on March 15-16 at the Virginia
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TRX Partner Workout Ideas


In the video below, Doug Balzarini from Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego has taken some traditional exercises on the TRX Suspension Trainer and modified them to be done with a partner, for an intense workout
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TRX for Scoliosis


In this installment of Ask the Doctor, Dr. Perkash addresses a condition that affects approximately seven million people in the United States: scoliosis.   Question: I am thinking about taking a TRX class and was wondering
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TRX and Tunes


TRX and Tunes

In addition to being in control of when and where you train when you use the TRX on your own, you’re also in control of the soundtrack. If you prefer just the sound of your breathing and effort, that’s awesome. Using this technique really helps some people to stay focused, present and in touch with every aspect of their movement and thought. But most of us find music to be among the greatest, most easily accessible motivational tools.

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TRX President’s Day Challenge


TRX President’s Day Challenge

In honor of President’s Day today, we've got a special treat for you. Some of you might be familiar with the President's Challenge, a fitness program comprised of five events that test a range of physical fitness standards from aerobic fitness to flexibility to muscular strength and endurance.

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Fun TRX Workout Ideas


Try incorporating these cool games into your TRX workouts and bring a little fun back into your training. What is exercise if we don’t enjoy it? It becomes something we dread and possibly over time make
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Better Than Ever: Randy's Rehab on the TRX


WARNING: This video contains graphic scenes. Viewer discretion is advised.   When you sustain a torn biceps tendon, the prognosis isn't typically rosy. You're usually looking at a full six months of rehab before you regain
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Road to Recovery: Randy's Rehab on the TRX


WARNING: This video contains graphic scenes. Viewer discretion is advised. Anyone with a TRX Movement this intense either possesses super human strength... or feels he has something to prove (if only to himself).   As a former
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TRX Anchoring Mistake


While ideally your TRX Suspension Trainer should be wrapped around an overhead anchor point several times for a strong, secure hold, we often get calls from people saying this isn't possible in their gym or home,
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How to Have a Heart Healthy Diet


For many of you, February means one thing: Valentine’s Day (or for the more pragmatic of you, American Heart Month). Whether or not you choose to recognize either is up to you, but the focus here
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TRX for Osteoporosis


Osteoporosis is a disease affecting many millions of people around the world. In the US alone, this condition is a major health risk for 28 million Americans. One of our TRX Community members, Bart, recently wrote
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Barefoot Training with TRX


Master the Spread and Foot Fists Going shoeless for TRX Training or slipping into minimal sneaks that allow your feet to articulate as they would if they were barefoot can help you get the same critical
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Make Your New Year's Resolutions STICK


Why do 88% of people who set New Year’s resolutions fail at fulfilling them? Because they’re usually made over a drink as the ball drops on December 31, and they never fully commit.   It’s probably
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Drew Brees Talks TRX Training


Listen to Drew describe how functional training on the TRX Suspension Trainer in the off season of 2006 helped him rehab his throwing shoulder back to full strength. Watch Drew with his trainer Todd Durkin as
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TRX 40/40 Challenge Workout


Watch the staff at TRX take on the TRX 40/40 Challenge. Check out our scores and try out the challenge for yourself. Grab your TRX and attempt 40 Atomic Push-ups and 40 Low Rows for an
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The TRX Lower Body Workout


Watch the TRX Lower Body Challenge. Work out your lower back, abs, glutes, hips, quads, hamstrings, calves with this dynamic challenge involving the TRX Lunge and the TRX Hip Press.
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Matt Dixon Run Drill #7: Strides


The final running drill in the series, Strides, is a great drill to include either as part of your warm up as we've done here or at the end of a long run for a cool
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TRX FORCE Kit Updated


Remember that time you suggested we update the Suspension Trainer in the TRX FORCE Kit to include a modular anchoring interface, quick release carabiner and locking loop for better safety? Well, we heard you. Today, we’re
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The Connection Between Food and Mood


French politician and gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin was on to something when he wrote in 1826, "Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.” The foods we consume have a significant
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Low TRX Anchor Point


Highlighting yet again the versatility of the TRX Suspension Trainer, Doug Balzarini is back, showing us five exercises you can do on the TRX when it’s anchored from a low anchor point. These are great when
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TRX for Medial Meniscal Tear


Maybe you pushed it a little too hard in that game of pick up football over Thanksgiving or maybe, like one of our TRX Community members, you recently started a new sport or hobby and awoke
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TRX Pistol Squats with Coach Dos


Last month, we introduced you to Nick Grantham, strength and conditioning coach for several high level sports teams in Great Britain. Nick recently created a DVD and companion manual called “Prepare 2 Perform,” a comprehensive and
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Mixing Suspension Training with Kettlebells


TRX and kettlebells are great complementary training modalities because the principles behind using them are similar — you must move effectively by creating tension and relaxation when and where appropriate. This leads to measurable gains in
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TRX Workout for Skiing


Wondering how to increase your leg strength for skiing with the TRX Suspension Trainer?   To address this question, top ski coach Marc Digesti focuses his ski training programs specifically on building up both cardio strength
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TRX Tornado Ball Fusion Workout


Looking for a good workout to get your heart pumping? Look no further. Here, Head of Training Fraser Quelch selects six TRX exercises and interjects them with some tornado ball work (NOTE: You can easily substitute
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TRX Arm Workout


  Arm strength is a prereq for almost every major sport out there, from baseball to MMA to football. Coach and human performance expert Nick Tumminello relies on what he calls his “big four” to give
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Matt Dixon Run Drill #6: Side-To-Sides


In this video, Triathlon Coach Matt Dixon of Purplepatch Fitness explains how to perform two lateral movements. First up is Crossovers. Start by standing upright with shoulders and hips facing forward. Cross your back leg behind
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Matt Dixon Run Drill #5: A-Skips


In this video, Matt Dixon describes how to perform A-Skips, a skipping drill that helps to develop the explosive propulsion critical to proper running mechanics.   Start by standing with good posture, shoulders relaxed and begin
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Ask the Trainer: Partner Drill #4


Ask the Trainer: Partner Drill #4

So far in this series on partner drills, we've learned the Tag In 1-on-1Plus 1 and the Ladder, three drills designed to emphasize specific movements, build team work, manage work to rest ratios and build exercise volume/intensity... not to mention they're a great way to mix up your current staid routine and work up a sweat with a friend.

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TRX BOSU Push-up Progressions


We’ve had dozens of requests for information on using the TRX Suspension Trainer with a BOSU, so we’ve enlisted the help of Brian Schiff, a physical therapist, fitness professional and experienced BOSU-er, to put together some
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TRX Partner Workout #3


We've had some great feedback on the first two partner drills in this series (Tag In 1-on-1 and Plus 1) - keep the comments coming!   In this video, TRX Professor Chris Frankel introduces us to
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Matt Dixon Run Drill #4: Ham Kicks


This is part four in a series of seven running drill videos from Matt Dixon, elite triathlon coach and owner of purplepatch fitness in San Francisco. In this installment, Matt covers Ham Kicks.   To perform
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TRX Partner Workout #2


In the first installment of this series on partner drills, we looked at Tag In 1-on-1, a great drill to challenge strength and conditioning and manage work to rest ratios of exercise.   In this second
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Chris Lieto Preps for Kona with TRX


If you are a triathlete, there is no bigger day in this sport than the Kona Ironman World Championship, taking place this Saturday, October 9. In the world of triathlon, it is the Super Bowl, Wimbledon,
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TRX Partner Drill Workout #1


You've heard it before, but we'll say it again: there's no "I" in team. And often, a group effort yields the highest results. Besides the extra encouragement and motivation, working out with a partner also taps
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TRX Training Advice from Todd Durkin


  In this video, Coach Todd Durkin answers TRX Training questions from the TRX community. Whether he’s sharing with the TRX Community the very same tricks of the trade he uses with his top clients or
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TRX for Injury Rehab


Even the best preventative measures can’t ensure you won’t end up on the DL at some point. Lucky for you, TRX Suspension Training can be highly beneficial at rehabbing injuries.   In his monthly Ask the
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A TRX Warm-Up For Climbers


Indoor climbing continues to gain popularity with sport and fitness enthusiasts. Some climb because they find the mind/body challenge therapeutic, some because it is good cross training for other athletic activities, while others do it just
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Inside a TRX Suspension Training Course


Inside a TRX Suspension Training Course

You love the TRX, but chances are, there's still much to learn about it, young grasshopper. From the origins of the TRX to proper set up and use to adjusting intensity and of course program design, there are dozens of ways you can enhance the time you spend training on your TRX. Take the advice of TRX Community member Joseph Trout who said, "If you don’t know how to use the TRX correctly, take a class. Correct form while using the TRX is crucial. Small minor adjustments can change the entire workout, and not just the workout but the intensity as well." We couldn't have said it better ourselves.

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TRX for Shoulder Dislocation


If you've ever suffered from a dislocated shoulder, you know how painful and frustrating this injury can be. Well, one of our TRX Community members, Josh can commiserate, having recently dislocated his shoulder during a game
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Matt Dixon Run Drill #3: High Knees


In this drill, elite triathlon coach Matt Dixon explains how to execute high knees. Start by standing with good posture and your shoulders relaxed. Begin by lightly running in place, bringing your lead leg up to
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Get with the Movement. And Get a TRX T-shirt!


Get with the Movement. And Get a TRX T-shirt!

Since we launched Get with the Movement, we’ve heard a zillion goals. Six pack abs seem to be popular. So is gearing up for a marathon or triathlon. We hear a fair amount about losing a specific amount of weight (which, by the way, involves nutrition as well as exercise). Occasionally, we hear something unique like dunking a basketball or “Beating my dad at tennis.” Good stuff.

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Ask the Trainer: Six TRX Training Sins


There are things in life we’re taught to avoid. Black cats, for example. And strangers with candy. Processed food. The Interstate during rush hour. Procrastinating. Talking about politics with your new girlfriend’s parents. The plague.  
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Actor Matt Schulze Preps for Role With TRX


Now that the weekend is here, maybe you’re looking to unwind after a hectic week with a good movie tonight. Might we suggest The Fast and the Furious or perhaps Blade, two great action flicks featuring
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How to Fuel Your Body Correctly


A recent survey in the UK suggests that the average woman spends almost $40,000 on weight loss attempts over the course of her life — three per year, to the tune of £161.75 (around $255) per
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Tennis Pro James Blake Talks TRX


Ever tried returning a tennis ball speeding at 100 mph. Rest assured, it’s not as easy as pros like James Blake make it look. Recently, we sat down with James to learn his favorite TRX exercises
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TRX Training for Youth Part 3


If anyone understands how to incorporate TRX Training with the youth population, it's Brian Grasso: founder of the International Youth Conditioning Association. This blog post picks up where he left off in Part 1 and Part
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US Coast Guard Rescue Swimmers Rely on TRX


As a US Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue Swimmer, Jeffery Danner has one of those jobs that is often romanticized in blockbuster movies (think Kevin Costner in The Guardian), but when it comes right down to it,
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TRX for Elbow Tendinosis


Who among us has not felt a little twinge or ache at the end of a long day hunched over a keyboard and mouse? Our growing dependence on technology has given rise to another trend: the
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Military Tactical Fitnes Part 3


DIY External Loading   When tactical athletes have their functional fitness tested in the line of duty, the trial often comes while they’re humping a 50 to 100 pound ruck while wearing full body armor. In
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TRX Small Space Workout


Here is a workout you can do, no matter the size of your living space. Recent college grad and TRX marketing intern Jamie Adam (and a friend) demonstrates a TRX workout designed specifically for tight quarters,
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How to Go From Scrawny to Brawny


For most men, it’s the promise of bigger muscles. That, and maybe, girls. That’s why they workout feverishly. That’s why they frequent the all-you-can-eat buffets. That’s why they chug down chalky protein powders. And that’s why
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Todd Durkin Shares Top 5 Training Tips


Todd Durkin knows what it takes to be a champion. Coach to NFL greats Drew Brees, Reggie Bush and Carson Palmer (as well as countless other pro players), Durkin spends his days at Fitness Quest 10 in San
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Get with the Movement. And Tell Your Friends.


First, we want to thank you for helping to make TRX® Suspension Training® one of the fastest growing movements in training today. Thanks to mostly word-of-mouth from TRX’ers all over the world, everyone from pro athletes
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Matt Dixon Run Drill #2- Lunges


'Round-the-Clock Lunges is a simple drill to prepare the body for running, as well as for the more extreme range of motion drills you’ll learn later in the series.   To perform this movement, stand with
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TRX Workout for Racecar Drivers


The sport of auto racing, particularly open wheel IndyCars, is extremely physically and mentally demanding. On a standard road circuit, the driver will shift hundreds of times per lap, steer the 1500 pound car through high
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Featured Member: John Hamnett


As the majority of you roll out of bed this morning and stumble to the coffee maker, TRX Community member John Hamnett is starting his ascent up Mount Snowdon in Wales on the first leg of
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TRX Crossfit Games Workout


Here, Jeannie Bassi and Jody Morgan from Beach CrossFit show us how integrating the TRX into a well known CrossFit benchmark workout (“Cindy”) can dramatically enhance the effectiveness of an already grueling routine.   * *
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TRX for Movement Disorders


The stats are startling: where you live in the US may increase your susceptibility of developing Parkinson’s disease. Results from a recent study have revealed that Parkinson’s is more prevalent in individuals who reside in the
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TRX Heads to Crossfit Games


We’ve seen many of you discussing how you’ve integrated the TRX into your CrossFit workouts, so we thought we’d see for ourselves the application of the TRX for the CrossFit crowd. The TRX will be in
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TRX and Kettlebells Unite!


You've been asking for it, and now [drumroll please] here it is! The TRX Kettlebell™: Iron Circuit Conditioning DVD & Guide is available on the TRX website. We've partnered with Dragon Door Publications, the world leading
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Faster Base Run With TRX


It's been a while since we checked in with Detroit Tigers Strength and Conditioning Coach, Javair Gillett.   In addition to the TRX Squat Row, TRX Scorpion and the Assisted Crossover Step, in this video Gillett
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Matt Dixon Run Drill #1: Arm Swings


This is the first in a series of seven running drills produced exclusively for the TRX Community by elite triathlon coach Matt Dixon.   The first drill in the series (below) serves as the foundation for
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Three TRX Exercises for Soccer


The World Cup schedule for today is a good one, as Spain takes on Portugal in one of the highest touted matches thus far in the World Cup. During downtime in the match today, follow TRX
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How Russian Boxers Ragosina and Povetkin use TRX


Two internationally ranked boxers, Russian fighters Natascha Ragosina, the #1 ranked super middleweight female boxer in the world, and Alexander Povetkin, have been using the TRX to prepare for their upcoming bouts. We recently spoke with
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Ask the Doctor: Heat vs Ice


Sports injuries happen to the best of us. According to the National Institutes of Health, the most common sports-related injuries are sprains and strains (followed closely by knee injuries). Most of us are familiar with the
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TRX Medicine Ball Leg Workout


  The TRX Lunge Matrix allows a multi-planar approach to this superb exercise, stimulating a solid slab of muscle fibers throughout your lower limbs: adductors, abductors, glutes, quads, hamstrings... the list goes on. And since it
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TRX Training for Youth - Part 1


TRX training for athletes in the early stages of life is not just safe, it's highly encouraged. Brian Grasso, founder of the International Youth Conditioning Association, tells us why the TRX is uniquely beneficial to this
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TRX FORCE at the Warrior Games


Looks like all of that training paid off! The Marines who trained under the guidance of FAI’s Head of Military Education, Dr. Joe Martin, D.C. (above), emerged victorious from the first inaugural Warrior Games in Colorado
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Great Wall Workout


Great Wall Workout

We've brought the Great Wall to you, in the form of a monumental workout from TRX Director of Training and Development Fraser Quelch.

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Little League Players See Big Results with TRX


Elite youth teams face a unique set of challenges in their quest to improve players' strength, speed and power. Because their bodies are still developing, many strength and conditioning programs spec’d for elite athletes simply aren’t appropriate for younger athletes. But bodyweight-based movements on the TRX can be scaled to suit people of any age or level of physical ability, including 12 year old softball players. Just ask exercise physiologist and training guru Paul Knapp.

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TRX for Soccer


Join two members of the TRX Programming Department, Fraser Quelch and Carlos Teasdale, as they demonstrate four TRX exercises uniquely suited to soccer (TRX Hamstring Runner, TRX Mountain Climber, TRX Lunge and TRX Burpee) and also
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Coach Dos and TRX Skaters


Coach Dos and TRX Skaters

Want to build strength, agility, flexibility and endurance? Try TRX Skaters. In this video, Coach Dos walks you through two versions sure to get your heart racing.

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TRX Use While Pregnant


In this installment of Ask the TRX Doctor, Dr. Perkash answers a question from a TRX Community member on TRX use while pregnant, presented here to round out our recent offering to new moms.   Question:
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TRX Squat Variation Exercises


Here TRX Director of Programing and Education Fraser Quelch shows you a few excellent variations to the TRX Squat for an intense lower body and core workout.   A squat can be defined as any movement
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TRX as a Secondary Workout for Runners


I have to admit, when I first saw the TRX Suspension Trainer, I was a bit skeptical. “It looks like just a bunch of straps,” I thought. “How will this improve my runners’ performances?”   Part
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Featured Member: Dominic Monckton


Four years ago while living in London, 20-year-old casual surfer Dominic Monckton suffered a traumatic brain injury that resulted in paralysis of the left side of his body. Lying in the hospital, his spirits were low,
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What to Eat During Pregnancy


On the heels of our profile on new mom and TRX enthusiast Claire McGowan, and in preparation for Mother’s Day this Sunday, May 9, we wanted to continue to speak to women in the TRX Community
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Training for Two


As a TRX employee, Claire McGowan, 29, knew the benefits of regular exercise and could frequently be seen attending class in the TRX Training Center. But it wasn’t until after she became pregnant that she realized
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TRX Takes Pro Triathlete James Cotter Higher


This past weekend, Austin-based pro triathlete James Cotter competed in the Wildflower long course triathlon in San Francisco (consisting of a 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike ride and a 13.1 mile run) and crossed the
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Design Your Own TRX Workouts


Learn how to develop your own TRX workouts by building TRX complexes. These are sequences of TRX movements in a continuous circuit at very high intensity in a timed or reps/sets scheme with little or no
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TRX Goes to NBA Playoffs with Nuggets


    As the Denver Nuggets prepare to square off against the Utah Jazz in Game 5 of the NBA playoffs tomorrow night, we caught up with Nuggets’ head strength and conditioning coach, Steve Hess, to
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Military Tactical Fitness Part 2


Progressing the TRX FORCE Program The TRX FORCE Kit training protocol has been designed specifically with the demands of today's tactical operators in mind. When you reach the end of the 12 week TRX FORCE program
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TRX Lower Body Exercises


Fraser Quelch, TRX Director of Training and Development, shows us a great cool combo that focuses on the lower body by combining the TRX Crossing Balance Lunge with the TRX Hip Hinge for a great emphasis
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Ultimate TRX Core Workout


This video, submitted by TRX Community member Scott Herman, features a truly challenging ab workout for those who want to achieve a sculpted six pack, using exercises like the TRX Crunch, TRX Pike, TRX Pendulum, TRX
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Featured Member: Diane Derthick


Two years ago, Diane Derthick was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and carried 246 pounds on her 5'7” frame. The worst part of her day came every evening at 6 pm. “I'd literally crawl up the stairs,
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TRX for Tennis Elbow


In this installment of “Ask the TRX Doctor,” Dr. Perkash fields a question from member Yanira M. on the cause of tennis elbow and if/when to start using the TRX again after this type of injury.
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TRX Lunge Exercises


Check out all of these variations on the TRX Lunge so you can get the most out of your TRX lower body workouts. The TRX Lunge is a must for anyone who wants to improve his
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TRX Workout for Golfers


Golf requires a combination of strength, flexibility, timing, balance, power and endurance. Making sure your golf workout program addresses all of these components of fitness means you have to pick an efficient and effective way to
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TRX Shoulder and Back Workout


This video, submitted by educator Nick Tumminello, shows what he calls his 15/30 Workout, guaranteed to work the entire upper back and pulling musculature using two TRX staples: the TRX Y Deltoid Fly and the TRX
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TRX for Back Pain Prevention


In this installment of "Ask the TRX Doctor," Dr. Perkash fields a question from member Paul S. on the best TRX exercises for prevention of back pain, especially for someone who is short on time.  
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TRX Circuit Training Workout with Coach Dos


In this video, Coach Dos shows us an awesome metabolic circuit using the TRX Suspension Trainer, ropes and a TRX Multi-Mount.   Coach Robert dos Remedios (http://www.coachdos.com) has been involved in strength and conditioning for over
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TRX 40/40 Challenge Revisited


The TRX 40/40 Challenge combines two signature TRX exercises we use to measure upper body and core strength: the TRX Atomic Push-up and the TRX Low Row. At our events, we have competitions to see who
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Featured Member: Peggy Vogt McMahon


The first time Peggy Vogt McMahon saw the TRX, she wasn't sure it was for her. “I came across a trainer using the TRX at a gym. It didn't spark my interest initially because she had
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Four TRX Exercises for Young Athletes


Spring is almost here, and this month, we're getting ready for SPRING TRAINING. MLB players are in full swing getting their teams game-ready for opening day. March Madness is almost upon us, and athletes of all
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Military Tactical Fitness Part 1


Multi-planar Training In today's operational environments in Iraq and Afghanistan, service members must be able to react instantaneously to IEDs, ambushes and incoming fire while humping from 80 to 120 pounds of gear on their backs.
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TRX for Knee Pain


In this video, corrective exercise specialist Justin Price shows us how to use the TRX Suspension Trainer to alleviate knee pain by stretching (both statically and dynamically) and strengthening the supporting muscles in the knee complex
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How to Make Healthy Food Choices


by Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS   If I were the average Joe walking down the street, I probably wouldn’t care so much about the eating habits of other people. However, as a personal trainer, dedicated and
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Trick Yourself Into Staying Fit


Does your training ever leave you feeling like you're participating in a science experiment with a sample size of N=1? There are training routines to plan and track, data points to be harvested and analyzed, and
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TRX Chest and Core Workout


Fraser Quelch pairs two basic exercises, the TRX Chest Press and the TRX Standing Roll Out, to create a great cool combo that simultaneously works your chest and arm muscles as well as your core (all
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How to Lose Weight the Healthy Way


If you were to flip open a celeb tabloid or a fitness magazine, you’d find ads from dozens of companies hocking miracle products that claim to incinerate body fat. Take them, do nothing else, and you’ll
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TRX Talon Trainer Exercises


Perfect for climbers and grapplers or any sport that requires a lot of finger strength. From a High Row to a Biceps Curl to a Triceps Extension, Fraser shows us there's no limit to what you
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Tips for Making the Perfect Playlist


Chances are many of you may be dusting off your sneakers as you resolve to move more in 2010. The right playlist could make the difference between a lackluster or luminous start to your year! Whether
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TRX Back and Triceps Workout


Put these two TRX exercises together for an awesome back and arm workout. This is an excellent combo for your whole posterior chain, especially your back and triceps, can be achieved by integrating a TRX Low
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TRX Lunge Workout


This cool combo can be done slowly or powered through quickly, depending on your comfort level and focus. Pay special attention to form and function to maximize the benefit of combining these two great TRX exercises
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Six TRX Exercises For Snow Sports


It has been raining quite a bit this past week here at TRX HQ in San Francisco. Rain in San Francisco means snow in the mountains. When you hit the slopes, you want to make sure
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TRX Total Body Warm Up Sequence


Try this TRX total body warm up the next time you workout. As Fraser Quelch says, "This exercise doesn't necessarily have to be used as a warm up. For many people, this is plenty challenging enough,
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Ask the Trainer: A Workout On-the-Go


We get it... December is a busy month. There’s holiday parties, holiday shopping and of course… holiday travel. How are you supposed to get a workout in if you can’t make it to the gym? In
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Identifying Muscular Imbalances


The human body appears to be designed as a perfectly symmetrical machine. Yet most of us have a "smart" arm and leg and a "dumb" arm and leg. The "smart" arm and leg are more coordinated,
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Drew Brees TRX Core Workout


Iin this video, Super Bowl MVP Drew Brees' trainer Todd Durkin pushes him through an intense, core workout on the TRX Suspension Trainer to keep the QB strong in the pocket and throwing with power and
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TRX Games to Play!


Since it is the week before Halloween, and we will soon be bombarded with pint sized goblins, ghouls, superheroes and princesses, this week is deadicated to those who are younger and those who are younger at
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How to Over Shorten the TRX Suspension Trainer


Collecting TRX exercises has become a fast growing hobby. Spend some on YouTube and you will see people are trading exercises like trading cards (hmmmm... maybe collectible Fitdeck expansion packs?) Well, now here is something to add
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Drew Brees TRX Shoulder Circuit


You may have heard that New Orleans Saints QB and former Superbowl MVP Drew Brees trains on the TRX, but now you can train like him. Check out this shoulder circuit with Drew and his preseason trainer
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Power Up with the Superhero Workout!


To prep for her new role as Wonder Woman in the upcoming Superman-Batman movie, Fast & Furious star Gal Gadot has been using TRX in her workouts to help her develop a super-human, on-screen physique. We
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TRX Step Side Lunge


Fraser Quelch and Steve Katai demonstrate the TRX Step Side Lunge, an awesome move for strengthening the glutes, hamstrings, inner thighs and quadriceps.
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KILLER TRX Scorpion


Check out this intense core exercise from Fraser Quelch to challenge your abs in every plain of motion. Fraser demonstrates how versatile the TRX is for all levels by demonstrating this challenging, core specific (opposed to
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Four TRX Exercises for Swimmers


You use the TRX to train. But have you mastered the art of using it to coach? Get your fish out of the water and get suspended. In doing so, you'll amp up your value as
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A TRX Workout for MMA Athletes


TRX Anti-Rotation Press   The demands of mixed martial arts are grueling and the demands placed on the core probably trump all other sports. With the research now available from people like Stuart McGill we clearly
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How Athletes Use TRX on the Road


Athletes who compete at the highest levels are always on the move, traveling, changing time zones, altering their sleep patterns, trying to fit in workouts when they can. They need efficient solutions to meet their needs
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TRX Training Tips From Jonathan Ross


Q:  "How do I know that I'm doing the exercises correctly?  I'm following the DVD workout, but I'm not seeing the results I expected."   A: If you're doing the exercises correctly and not seeing results
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Free TRX workout e-book!


If you are looking for Standup Paddle Surf training, well Jon Ham wrote the book... litterally.  His standup paddle fitness book is available to download for FREE!  That's right... FOR FREE!   And you don't need
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TRX Plank Progression Exercises


If you are bored just hanging there, try these moves out to intensify your core workout. It is a rare occasion when TRX Director of Programming and Education Fraser Quelch is out of breath. Well, just demonstrating
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Be Your Own Lab Rat: Experiment One


The scientific method can be broken down to four stages:   You observe and describe some phenomena in the environment.   You formulate a hypothesis, or best guess at an explanation based on the information you
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TRX Core Complex


Fraser Quelch demonstrates how to stack the TRX Body Saw with a pike in order to create a complex movement that will to give your core a killer workout. Here, Fraser offers both a progression and
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TRX Lower Body Challenge Workout


The TRX Lower Body Challenge consists of 40 TRX Lunges on each leg and 40 Hip Presses, designed to work everything from your core down. Combinded with the TRX 40/40 Challenge, you have a full body workout!
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TRXTakes on 40/40 Challenge


Since it was the TRX 40/40 Challenge, we at TRX stepped up and strapped up to see how we all did! Here's our video! While no one made it all the way to 40/40... we did
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FitDeck: TRX Suspension Trainer


Just when you thought that we could not make the TRX any more fun, we went and made a game out of it. We have partnered with FitDeck, the fitness deck of cards to help build a
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Cold Weather Training


Whether it's having your training sessions restricted to climate-controlled indoor environments or dealing with inclement weather in your outdoor workouts, many people find winter a challenging time to keep their fitness program on track. But it
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Learn How to Activate Your Glutes with TRX


One of the hottest topics of discussion in the fitness industry recently has been centered on how to optimize glute function. As we begin to recognize the massive role this muscle group plays in most movement,
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How to Push Yourself - 7 Tips to Top Intensity


There is a famous quote that says "Nothing worth having is easy." If reaching our maximum physical potential and having our ideal body were easy, everyone would. The truth is - they don't. Too often people search for the easy way to get these things and unfortunately, fall prey to those promising the magic pill, miracle diets or peak results in 8 minutes.

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TRX Comprehensive Workout Program


This workout program fuses traditional free weight exercises with TRX metabolic circuits and the top nutrition. First, a bit on how you should go about organizing the program:   This program is designed as a four
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The Hierarchy of Fat


"Fat loss is an all-out war. Give it 28 days. Only 28 days. Attack it with all you have. It's not a lifestyle choice, it's a battle. Lose fat and then get back into moderation. There's
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5 Essential TRX Moves For Baseball Players


Like athletes in other sports, the boys and girls of summer are using the TRX to get in their best shape ever for America’s favorite pastime: baseball. But don’t bench yourself if you’re not a baseball
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Calculating Your Vector Resistance


When using the TRX Suspension Trainer, there are three principles you can apply to modify exercise intensity: Pendulum Principle, Stability Principle and Vector Resistance Principle. Vector Resistance Principle applies to exercises that happen from a standing
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5 TRX Exercises for Basketball Players


“March Madness” means stressing over your bracket picks, stealthily watching games at work and going out to play some 'ball in the driveway, at the playground or in the gym. Whether you are an NBA hall of famer or
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Building TRX Combo Exercises


The ability to combine individual exercises together to create movements like the TRX Atomic Push-up is an incredible quality of the TRX. Using the "stacking effect," there is almost no limit to the creativity that can
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Training Tips for Ideal Rep Range


So you're new to the TRX and aren't sure you can perform the recommended amount of reps given during some of the TRX workouts in the Blog and Forums. Listen in as Chris Frankel and Fraser
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The TRX Burpee


We've featured the TRX Burpee in several of our training sequences. Now, here's a closer look at how to do this incredible, metabolically-demanding exercise that provides a powerful extension to the TRX Lunge. The value of
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Workout for Parents with Newborns


Lynn's recent post in regards to overcoming the challenges faced by new parents reminded me of a great little workout I did back in September when my new son was only 8 days old. While it
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TRX Sandbag Fusion Workout


Here is an example of how you might combine TRX Suspension Training with sandbag exercises and how to use the sandbag to increase the load of some of your favorite TRX exercises. Check out the video for
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Exercises for Football: TRX Lunge With Hop


The development of single leg strength and power is key to athletic success in football. Sudden decelerations, hard cuts and explosive accelerations are the tools necessary to create game-making plays. An athlete’s single leg strength and
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Using TRX Suspension Training for Football


Of all the major sports, football demands some of the most intense strength and conditioning training. Accordingly, the gladiators who battle on the gridiron are among the best conditioned athletes on the planet—strong, agile, powerful warriors
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TRX Ski Conditioning Workout - Part 2


During the course of a typical day of skiing, it’s easy to bag 10,000 to 30,000 vertical feet of descent. As you go down the mountain, you’ll drop from one leg to the other several hundred
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TRX Ski Conditioning Workout - Part 1


As storms lay blankets of powder on ski resorts across the northern hemisphere, say adios to autumn and get ready to hit the slopes. But before you drift into daydreams of wowing the folks on the
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The Importance of Core Strength in Golf


Golf has become a game of high technology equipment. One often overlooked key piece of equipment is the golfer’s body. Is it stable and strong where it needs to be? Is it mobile and flexible where it has
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TRX Reverse Stick Crunch For Golfers


No matter what your "handicap," you'll build strength and improve your swing power with the TRX Reverse Stick Crunch - an exercise that will really wake up your abdominals.   In this exercise, Fraser Quelch illustrates
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TRX Dip


If you thought you needed a dip station at the local park or gym to incorporate this classic bodyweight exercise into your training, then Fraser Quelch, TRX's Head of Training and Development, would like you to
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TRX Stretching: Flexibility Matters


If you workout, at some point, you’ve experienced pain due to inflexibility. “Pain is a common denominator that everyone understands. As a preventive measure, stretching will save you a huge amount of time, prevent injury and
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TRX Tennis Exercises


As great as Bjorn Borg was at tennis and as cool as he looked playing in his trademark headband, no one in their right mind would try to succeed at the game today using one of
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The Benefits of Adding Sports To Your Training


Adding sport to your training program is an extremely valuable concept that will help draw together the training you have done in the other areas and integrate them to increase your overall athleticism. Every sport has
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TRX Stretch for Golfing


The TRX Golf Rotation to Windmill is a great, dynamic rotational stretch, with all three stages cued here by TRX Director of Training and Human Performance Fraser Quelch.
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Strength Doesn't Always Mean Bulk


You've seen the very muscular person in the weight room who clearly lacks the cardiovascular ability to run to the water fountain. When they do arrive there it seems as they barely have the range of
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How To Vary Your Cardiovascular Training


All cardio & little to no strength: “I don’t want to get too big or bulky” is a statement that is common with many female participants. This statement is made on the unfounded fear that setting
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TRX Muscle-Up


Mastering a muscle up requires a tremendous amount of upper-body strength, shoulder mobility and explosive power.
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Mission Readiness


Mission Readiness

Check out the exercises and the positions of this guy on the TRX Tactical Suspension Trainer and see how they mirror the functional requirements of the job. Good stuff.

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TRX Atomic Push-Up


A very advanced, performance-oriented movement that targets strength and stability, with TRX Head of Training and Development Fraser Quelch, and TRX Founder and CEO Randy Hetrick.
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TRX Hamstring Curl


A great hamstring movement, this exercise is made increasingly difficult by pushing the hips higher off the ground during the action.
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TRX Overhead Back Extension


Fraser Quelch and Randy Hetrick demonstrate the TRX Overhead Back Extension, a great back extensor exercise that targets the erector spinae.
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TRX Torso Rotation


A great athletic movement that involves the entire core musculature but targets the internal and external obliques.
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TRX Low Deltoid Fly


The TRX Low Deltoid Fly demands strength and stability of the posterior deltoids and upper back, shown here with Fraser Quelch and Randy Hetrick. Fraser Quelch is Director of Training and Development for TRX. He is
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TRX Side Plank


The TRX Side Plank is an incredibly effective and demanding exercise that requires complete core coordination and tremendous strength from the quadratus lumborum and obliques. You can regress the TRX Side Plank so that it can
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TRX Power Pull


The TRX Power Pull presents unilateral back strength demands coupled with rotational strength and control, shown here with Fraser Quelch and TRX founder and CEO Randy Hetrick.  
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TRX Chest Press (Single-Leg)


Performing the TRX Chest Press on one leg is a great chest movement with an increasingly more difficult stability challenge. Find out how to perform a Single Leg Chest Press from TRX founder and CEO Randy
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TRX Single-Leg Squat


This movement is the essence of functional, lower-body strength demanding strength, power, stability and balance, shown here with Fraser Quelch and TRX founder and CEO Randy Hetrick.   Fraser Quelch is Director of Training and Development
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TRX Sprinter Start Exercise


This TRX exercise targets the muscular endurance and power of the quadriceps, hamstrings and gluteals, shown here with Fraser Quelch and TRX founder and CEO Randy Hetrick. It's also an excellent way to get your heart
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TRX Core Sequence


The TRX Body Crunch to TRX Body Saw, shown here with Fraser Quelch and Randy Hetrick, is an incredible combination of core exercises sure to give your whole abdominal region a serious burn.     Fraser
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TRX Incline Press


A very challenging upper-chest and shoulder movement with all-body involvement and an interesting set arrangement, shown here with Fraser Quelch and Chris Frankel.   Fraser Quelch is Director of Training and Development for TRX. He is
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TRX Lunge


An incredibly functional exercise that targets single leg strength, a key component for improving speed, balance and injury prevention.   Fraser Quelch is Director of Training and Development for TRX. He is also a featured fitness
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TRX Oblique Pike


This oblique-based movement causes great activation from other core structures, shown here with Fraser Quelch and Randy Hetrick.   Fraser Quelch is Director of Training and Development for TRX. He is also a featured fitness author
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TRX Pendulum


This dynamic movement requires overall core stabilization with extra focus on the obliques, shown here with Fraser Quelch and Randy Hetrick.   Fraser Quelch is Director of Training and Development for TRX. He is also a
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TRX Swimmers Pull Exercise


This TRX exercise is clutch for developing shoulder, back, and core strength, as well as providing an excellent foundation for other functional movements you'll use in sport, and in life.   Fraser Quelch is Director of
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TRX T Deltoid Fly


This exercise targets the posterior fibres of the deltoids as well as musculature of upper back, shown here with Fraser Quelch and TRX Founder and CEO Randy Hetrick.   Fraser Quelch is Director of Training and
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TRX Triceps Press


This movement emphasizes the tricep in its most basic form, shown here with Fraser Quelch and Randy Hetrick.   Fraser Quelch is Director of Training and Development for TRX. He is also a featured fitness author
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TRX Y Deltoid Fly


The first part of the shoulder sequence, this exercise targets the anterior and medial fibres of the deltoid.   Fraser Quelch is Director of Training and Development for TRX. He is also a featured fitness author
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