By now you have probably noticed the set of straps attached to the ceiling in the stretching area of the cardio room at Tofino Fitness. This is a TRX Supension Training System. One of the reasons why its such a great piece of equipment is because of its virtual unlimited scalability. Meaning that almost anyone can use the TRX Suspension Trainer, regardless of his or her level of fitness, because the principles governing Suspension Training are simple, easy to adjust and vary greatly, depending on your body position.
In the video above, TRX Senior Instructor Arthur Hsu demonstrates the three principles of progression you can use to modify the intensity of your workouts. They are:
Using these three principle of progression you can vary the difficulty of the TRX Suspension Training workout posted on the wall beside the piece of equipment. In the coming weeks, Tofino Fitness will be posting more workouts and instructions for the TRX Trainer. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about the TRX or need some training tips on how to incorporate it into your workout routine.