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TRX Plank and Crunch

Posted by GymAmerica
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 5:39pm filed under Abdominals

Calories Burned:  306 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Rectus Abdominis
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Obliques, Spinal Erectors
Start Position: Place both feet toes-first into foot cradles. Position into a suspended plank. Rest weight on forearm with elbows directly under shoulders. Do not let hips sag.

Movement Description: Hover Plank: Hold position by keeping core engaged. To increase intensity, perform on hands. Hold for 45 sec.

Suspended Crunch: From either forearms or hands (more intense), bring knees to chest. Do not let hips sag. Return to start position. Perform for 45 sec.

Tip: To increase challenge, scissor legs open and closed during TRX Hover Plank.
Tags:  TRX straps

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