TRX Seated Pull-Up

Beginner Level of Difficulty

The TRX seated pull-up is a challenging upper body exercise that targets the back, legs and arms.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


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Back (upper)

You can’t see your back without a lot of effort, but this doesn't mean you shouldn’t train it. Back exercises consisting of both back stretching and back strengthening is very important to your health and overcoming back pain.

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Biceps

Biceps are the pair of muscles on the front of the upper arm connecting the shoulder to the elbow. Your biceps are used in everything from turning a doorknob to lifting heavy items. Strengthening your biceps can greatly reduce the "flabby arms" look.

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 seated pull-up - step 1

Step 1

Start in a seated position with your feet shoulder width holding the TRX in each hand.

trx seated pull-up - step 2

Step 2

Pull yourself up off of the floor using as little leg strength as possible.

trx seated pull-up - step 3

Step 3

Lower yourself back down to the floor and repeat.