AT Home Functional Fitness Workout – TRX

Functional fitness is more important to me than lifting heavy and running fast.  I spent many years lifting heavy, doing triathlons, personal training many successful clients, but today, my goal is to live long and be able to carry my groceries in the house till I die.  While training clients I fell in love with the TRX.  It is a suspension trainer that you use your own body weight as resistance.  I get a nice deep burn and long lean muscles from.  My TRX hangs in my basement and use 3-4 days a week and I’ve never felt better. 

Each of us is at different seasons of our life – you might love lifting heavy through cross fit workouts or you may be a runner and find no need for strength training.  But no matter what your goal – adding TRX workouts into your routine will dramatically enhance your fitness plans.  And for those of you who are just beginning – this tool is the perfect place to start.  Depending on your ability – your body position determines difficulty.   

This is the workout I follow – some days instead of doing the cardio portion I will run 5 minutes in between groups (I am lucky enough to have a hand me down treadmill at home as well) (also, because budget is key – I ordered a generic TRX on Amazon to save myself a lot of money)

Round 1:

  • Balance Lunge (R) – 30 seconds 
  • Balance Lunge (L) – 30 seconds
  • Hamstring Deadlift – I use two 8lb weight in each hand – 30 Seconds
  • Burpee – 30 seconds
  • Hip Press – 30 seconds
  • TRX Cross Lunge (R) – 30 Seconds
  • TRX Cross Lunge (L) – 30 Seconds
  • Jumping Jacks – 30 seconds
  • Skaters TRX – 30 seconds
Cross Lunge
Balance Lunge

Round 2

  • TRX Chest Press – 30 seconds
  • Close Grip alternating High/Low row – 30 seconds
  • Overhead Squat – 30 seconds
  • TRX Atomic Pushup – 30 seconds (if you’re new do it without the TRX)
  • Burpee – 30 seconds
  • Mountain Climbers- 30 seconds
  • Jumping Jacks – 30 seconds

Round 3

  • TRX Abduction Lunge (R) – 30 seconds
  • TRX Abduction Lunge (L) – 30 seconds
  • TRX Tricep Extension – 30 seconds
  • TRX Bicep Curl – 30 seconds
  • Mountain Climbers – 30 seconds
  • Pulse Squats – 30 seconds
abduction lunge

Round 4 – Cardio

  • TRX Cycle Jump – 30 seconds
  • TRX Plie Squat hop – 30 seconds
  • TRX Cycle Jump – 30 seconds
  • TRX Cycle Jump – 30 seconds
  • Crunches – 30 seconds
  • bycle crunches

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