TRX Push-Up Knee Tuck

Advanced Level of Difficulty

The TRX push-up with knee tuck is an advanced compound exercise that targets the chest, shoulders and core.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


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Chest

Strengthening the chest muscles will help you push things easily and effortlessly. The muscles in your chest help stabilize your shoulder joint, which reduces your vulnerability shoulder joint injuries. Working your chest muscles also has an aesthetic factor (body contouring).

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Abdominals

The abdominal muscles (abs) provide movement and support to your core area. The deeper and closer to the spine the particular abdominal muscle is, the more effect over body posture it will have, and this often contributes significantly to a healthy back.

Equipment Used


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TRX Trainer

Suspension training is a type of fitness training that uses a system of ropes and webbing called a "suspension trainer" and uses your own body weight as resistance.

Exercise Instructions


trx push-up knee tuck - step 1

Step 1

Start in a push-up position with your feet in the TRX straps and your hands slightly wider than your shoulders.

trx push-up knee tuck - step 2

Step 2

Keeping your core engaged, lower your body down to the floor until your chest touches the ground.

trx push-up knee tuck - step 3

Step 3

Press your body back up to the starting position and pull your knees to your chest.