TRX Row, also knowns as Suspension-Band Row is a great alternative to Bent-over Row, which places no stress on your lower back. It's a great exercise to work your core, upper back and middle back. On contrary to Bent-Over Rows, TRX Rows utilizes a suspension band or TRX to perform a bodyweight row.
By adding TRX to your bodyweight exercises can easily transform any calisthenic exercise to an advanced resistance workout.
How to adjust the TRX difficulty level
Adjusting the difficulty level is as easy as adjusting the length of the TRX straps. Making them longer usually indiciates increased difficulty and shorter straps eases the challenge. If you are up for additional challenges, wearing a weight vest can add extra resistance to your TRX workout.
Other great ways to adjust TRX exercises to fit your fitness level is to perform the modified versions of the TRX Rows. For example, instead of performing TRX Rows with feet together, you can perform TRX Inverted Row with feet split, split feet version of TRX Rows to add stability and make beginner friendly.
How to perform TRX Rows?
A. Set your TRX bands so the handles are slightly below chest height. Grasp the handles with an overhand grip and walk out with your feet so that your arms are completely extended and your back is parallel to the floor.
B. Your body should be in a straight line with only your feet touching the floor. Tighten your abs and pull your body upward until your elbows are by your sides. Hold for 2 seconds, and then return to the starting position.
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TRX or suspension bands offer numerous ways to perform resistance training without needing any free weights such as dumbbells. Its light-weight and compact nature makes this fitness tool a perfect equipment to take it on-the-go. Take your bodweight exercises to another level with these 5 TRX exercises.