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TRX Suspended Pushup

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

Calories Burned:  408 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Pectorals
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Deltoids, Triceps
Start Position: Face anchor point with feet shoulder-width apart. Hold handles in front of chest with arms extended. Keep hands high enough so that TRX does not touch arms or shoulders.

Movement Description:
Shallow: Starting with a shallow body angle, lower chest to handles in a pushup. Press back to start position. Keep body fully aligned. Repeat for 15 sec.

Medium: Take a big step back toward anchor point. Repeat chest press for 15 sec.

Deep: Take another big step back. Repeat chest press for 15 sec.

Rest: At deep angle, hold position with arms extended for 15 sec. Return to base of pyramid by repeating Deep, Medium, and Shallow chest presses for 15 sec. each.

Tip: Complete entire pyramid. Decrease intensity if necessary by stepping away from anchor point or offsetting legs.
Tags:  TRX straps

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