30 minute intermediate upper back workout with TRX at home

Here's everything you need to try our 30 minute intermediate upper back workout with TRX at home. 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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Created by
Sean Klein
Last updated
09/02/24
In This Workout
  • Circuit 1
  • TRX Archer Row
  • Circuit 2
  • TRX Top of Row Lateral Glides
  • TRX Single Arm Row
  • TRX Bicep Curl

Circuit 1

Complete this round 3 times.

TRX Archer Row

Complete 6 repetitions

Coaching Tips For TRX Archer Row

Follow these cues to perform TRX Archer Row correctly:

  • Transfer your weight to the pulling arm
  • Control the descent as much as possible.

Circuit 2

Complete this round 3 times.

TRX Top of Row Lateral Glides

Complete 4 repetitions

Coaching Tips For TRX Top of Row Lateral Glides

Follow these cues to perform TRX Top of Row Lateral Glides correctly:

  • Slowly extend an arm to the side whilst maintaining the same body position
  • Resist any movement as you extend the arm
  • Keep tension in the upperback.

TRX Single Arm Row

Complete 8 repetitions

Coaching Tips For TRX Single Arm Row

Follow these cues to perform TRX Single Arm Row correctly:

  • Keep shoulders and hips inline throughout
  • Lower slowly with control
  • Pull so the hand is in line with rib cage.

TRX Bicep Curl

Complete 12 repetitions

The TRX Bicep curl is the only variation with the TRX that allows you to truly isolate the biceps, making it a very valuable exercise to have in your tool kit.

Benefits of TRX Bicep Curl

The benefit of the TRX bicep curl is either to grow or strengthen the biceps, outside of this goal it provides not other benefits.

How To Do TRX Bicep Curl

  1. Start with the arms out straight, with a tight core.
  2. Pull the shoulders towards the hands through contracting the muscles of the biceps.
  3. Slowly return to the starting position.

Coaching Tips For TRX Bicep Curl

Follow these cues to perform TRX Bicep Curl correctly:

  • Keep the elbows in a fixed position
  • Isolate the barbells
  • Modulate difficulty by changing foot positioning.

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