30 minute beginner ab workout with TRX

Here's everything you need to try our 30 minute beginner ab workout with TRX. For each circuit, complete each exercise one after the other and repeat it for 3 rounds before continuing on to the next circuit.

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In This Workout
  • Circuit 1
  • TRX Fall-Outs
  • Circuit 2
  • TRX Mountain Climbers
  • Elbow to Hands Plank
  • Deadbug Hold

Circuit 1

Complete this round 3 times.

TRX Fall-Outs

Complete 8 repetitions

Coaching Tips For TRX Fall-Outs

Follow these cues to perform TRX Fall-Outs correctly:

  • Slowly press your hands overhead, resisting the extension of the lower back.

Circuit 2

Complete this round 3 times.

TRX Mountain Climbers

Complete 20 repetitions

TRX mountain climbers are one of the most effective anterior core (abdominal) exercises you can do with a TRX. If your thinking about using your TRX to increase your core strength then this exercise is a good option.

Benefits of TRX Mountain Climbers

The primary benefit of the TRX mountain climber is increase both strength and endurance in the anterior core. As the feet are in the TRX and not in a fixed position is requires a lot more stability than a traditional mountain climber. This exercise can also create adaptations in the upper body through remaining in the top of press up position for extended periods of time.

How To Do TRX Mountain Climbers

  1. Place the feet into the TRX with both the knees and the hands on the floor, then crawl forward so your in the top of press up position with the legs straight and arms straight.
  2. With the upper body remaining in a fixed position, slowly move one foot toward the chest, then move the same leg back to the starting position and bring the other knee to the chest, then alternate between the two for the prescribed number of repetition.

Coaching Tips For TRX Mountain Climbers

Follow these cues to perform TRX Mountain Climbers correctly:

  • Slowly bring the knee towards the elbow
  • Keep elbows locked
  • Move fluidly but not with speed, keeping the hips and shoulders inline.

Elbow to Hands Plank

Complete 12 repetitions

Coaching Tips For Elbow to Hands Plank

Follow these cues to perform Elbow to Hands Plank correctly:

  • From the plank position, slowly bring yourself to the top of press up position
  • Perform a slight pause each time you find a new position
  • Move slowly with control.

Deadbug Hold

Complete 20 seconds

Coaching Tips For Deadbug Hold

Follow these cues to perform Deadbug Hold correctly:

  • Press the lower back into the floor and keep the pressure into the floor throughout
  • Keep arms locked and pointing upwards.

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