TRX Bands Offers Portable, Total-Body Workout

Originally posted on CBS Minnesota:

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — When you think of total body workouts, you probably think of all that big, bulky gear you find in a gym — equipment you couldn’t possibly cart along with you when headed outdoors or out of town.

But there are a few things you can try that would fit inside a gym bag and still leave room for your workout clothes.

For instance, the TRX Suspension Training System is one such small, lightweight system.

“That’s going to allow you to get a workout whether you’re working on flexiblity, balance, core strength or endurance in a limited amount of space,” said Tom Lybeck, fitness director of Steele Fitness. “You control the resistance it’s going to provide by just your body weight.”

The system uses long bands that you hold onto as they are suspended.

Lybeck demonstrated by placing his feet at different intervals…

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