45 minute intermediate ab workout with TRX

Here's everything you need to try our 45 minute intermediate 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.

45 min read
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Created by
Sean Klein
Last updated
09/02/24
In This Workout
  • Circuit 1
  • TRX Oblique Crunch
  • TRX Fall-Outs with Choas
  • TRX Plank with Adbuction
  • Circuit 2
  • TRX Pike
  • TRX Side Plank
  • TRX Serratus Slides (Or Body Saws)

Circuit 1

Complete this round 3 times.

TRX Oblique Crunch

Complete 6 repetitions

Coaching Tips For TRX Oblique Crunch

Follow these cues to perform TRX Oblique Crunch correctly:

  • Bring the knee towards one elbow, wrapping around the sides of the hips
  • Maintain a tight core throughout.

TRX Fall-Outs with Choas

Complete 7 repetitions

Coaching Tips For TRX Fall-Outs with Choas

Follow these cues to perform TRX Fall-Outs with Choas correctly:

  • Slowly press your hands overhead, resisting the extension of the lower back
  • Perform a circle like motion once the arms are fully extended overhead
  • Move slowly with control.

TRX Plank with Adbuction

Complete 8 repetitions

Coaching Tips For TRX Plank with Adbuction

Follow these cues to perform TRX Plank with Adbuction correctly:

  • Slowly separate the feet whilst in a stable tall plank position
  • Keep the abdominals tight throughout.

Circuit 2

Complete this round 3 times.

TRX Pike

Complete 8 repetitions

Coaching Tips For TRX Pike

Follow these cues to perform TRX Pike correctly:

  • With the feet in the TRX bring the feet towards the hands and lift the hips up
  • Keep the legs straight throughout if possible.

TRX Side Plank

Complete 20 seconds

Coaching Tips For TRX Side Plank

Follow these cues to perform TRX Side Plank correctly:

  • Keep the hips high throughout
  • Keep the elbow under the shoulder
  • Reduce movement as much as possible.

TRX Serratus Slides (Or Body Saws)

Complete 8 repetitions

The TRX serratus slides or body saws are an excellent advanced exercises for increase the strength of both the core musculature and the shoulders.

Benefits of TRX Serratus Slides (Or Body Saws)

The main benefit of the TRX serratus slide or body saws is the ability to improve strength in the anterior core musculature. The secondary benefit of TRX body saws is the load placed on the shoulder joint, it can be an effective way to increase shoulder mobility and stability for advanced individuals.

How To Do TRX Serratus Slides (Or Body Saws)

  1. Securely place the elbows in the TRX handles and find a stable plank like position.
  2. Slowly move the elbows away from the head, keeping a very tight core throughout.
  3. Once you have reached the end of your range of motion with the shoulders, pause slightly and then bring the elbows back to the starting position.

Coaching Tips For TRX Serratus Slides (Or Body Saws)

Follow these cues to perform TRX Serratus Slides (Or Body Saws) correctly:

  • Start in a plank position with the forearms in the TRX
  • Slide the arms overhead maintaining a very tight core, resisting the extension of the lower back.

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