TRX workouts

This TRX back workout will challenge your strength

Looking for a new back workout? David Kingsbury Founder of London boutique gym Opus Fitness teaches us how to use the TRX to workout the back in our new weekly TRX workout series

TRX is a form of suspension training that aims to improve strength, flexibility, balance and stability – with the use of your body weight and gravity.

Pretty much any traditional workout move like crunches, planks and pushups can be used and your results will be more challenging and effective with TRX.

In Healthista’s latest video workout series, David Kingsbury from OPUS gym shows us how you can include TRX in your workout for a toned back.

Watch the YouTube video down below to find out.

20-Minute workout routine

Circuit one 

Use an eight-minute timer – Two moves back to back with no rest, completing as many rounds as possible in eight minutes. Each time the move is completed two reps are dropped for the next round.

  1. Low rows – 20 reps, next round 18 reps, next round 16 reps, next round 14 reps
  2. Pull ups – 20 reps, next round 18 reps, next round 16 reps, next round 14 reps

Rest one minute before starting circuit two

Circuit two

  1. T-Y-I Lifts – 5 reps
  2. Roll out – 10 reps

Repeat for three sets with 30 seconds rest between sets

Rest one minute before starting circuit three

Circuit three

  1. Single arm row left arm – 10 reps
  2. Single arm row right arm – 10 reps

Repeat for three sets with 30 seconds rest between sets

More from the TRX workout series:

Glute workout

Arm workout

David

As the founder of OPUS, David Kingsbury’s passion for inspiring health and wellbeing is at the forefront of his training approach.

An accomplished sportsman, David was selected to play for the Bedford Blues Youth Academy at the age of 17 and represented his University 1st XV in Cardiff. However, struck by injury, David’s rugby career was cut short and surgery on his hips ended his rugby playing days. An intensive post-surgery rehabilitation program educated David about the benefits of adhering to a structured training routine to produce the best outcome.

After completing his studies, David worked at one of London’s top Reformer Pilates studios clocking up more than 5,000 teaching hours before opening the doors to his own boutique studio in Notting Hill. David now works with a range of clients with varying goals.

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