May Exercise of the Month: TRX Assisted Pull-up

Posted on Apr 28, 2016 in Exercise of the month, Fit1 Training, Instructional How To Videos, News, Workouts

By Dee Cranston

The idea with an assisted TRX pull-up is to practice doing pull-ups with assistance.

 

  • Start by pulling the straps of the TRX chest high.
  • Hold the handles and sit straight down like in a chair. In this position you can use your legs as much as needed to help you pull-up.
  • Face your palms forward and you pull yourself up with wide arms and hands. The wider you can pull up the more Lat engagement.
  • Don’t stand up all the way. Pulling your elbows to about shoulder height is as high as you should pull-up.

Dee enjoys the TRX for pull-ups because performing any exercise with these suspension straps targets the entire core.

To Personal Train with Dee, please call the Auburn Fit 1 office at (530) 820-3513.

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