What Are TRX Bands And Why You Should Use Them
Weight training and muscle building workouts are forever evolving with the times. New workout programs often come and go and training techniques provide ways to keep your routine fresh and exciting. Suspension training through TRX Bands, which were developed through Navy SEALs, provide many benefits for weight lifters of all levels. These bands which are non-stretching, can be attached anywhere from over your doors at home to squat racks in the gym, provide and extreme full body workout without the use of standard weights. TRX bands rely on body weight exercises that not only increase muscular strength and endurance but also flexibility, balance and core strengthening. Here are a few of the amazing benefits to using suspension training.
On The Go – Similar to traditional resistance band training sets, TRX bands are great to take on the road and can easily be packed in suitcases or bags. They may fit in a small package but they carry a hefty punch for building muscle. This feature also helps to keep them stored in your gym locker or gym bag because of the flexibility to use them at the gym as well as home. Just be careful, once everyone at the gym notices the results you are getting from these power packed bands, they will want a go at them as well.
Perfect for Everyone – Because of the use of body weight instead of actual weights, TRX bands are ideal for any level of weight lifter. TRX bands have become a main stay in college and pro sports team’s facilities across the country and can turn the simplest of weight rooms into a dynamic training facility. While they have helped elite level athletes along with men and women in our military, they can also be game changers for beginners or elderly exercisers. The lack of stress placed on the body’s joints and the amount of control you have make TRX training safe and ideal for all.
Combines Core into Strength Training – We all want that super tight stomach but how many of us skip out on our ab workout after an intense weight lifting session. With the TRX bands, core strengthening is incorporated throughout your workout because of the balance and body control needed for the exercises. Having a full body workout is often times easier said than done but with suspension training through TRX bands, no muscle group gets the day off.
Do you use resistance bands too? Check out my post on resistance bands too!