TRX Pike Exercise

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TRX Pike Exercise

This is a great exercise that uses a tremendous amount of muscle. If you don’t have a TRX system, make sure you see Related Exercises below to see some that are similar.

 

Benefits

Helps flex the spine and maintain control over abdominal muscles and helps stabilize your spine and pelvis.

 

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Body Parts Usedtextbook drawing of the abdominal muscles

Main focus is on the rectus abdominus.

Instructions

  • Insert your feet into the TRX straps so that they work while in the prone position.
  • Place yourself in a push up position where when you are fully extended, the straps are straight up and down.
  • Exhale as you tighten your abs and maintaining straight legs, pull your feet towards your chest.
  • Inhale as you return to nearly the starting position.
  • Repeat for as many repetitions as desired.

Similar Exercises

Sample Routine

Go here to see samples of complete ab workout routines.

Note: One exercise alone is not sufficient for any goal. All exercises should be part of a comprehensive exercise program. Also, see my list of exercises for more.

Mike Caton

TRX Ab

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TRX Ab Crunch

This is a great exercise that uses a tremendous amount of muscle. If you don’t have a TRX system, make sure you see Related Exercises below to see some that are similar.

 

Benefits

Helps flex the spine and maintain control over abdominal muscles and helps stabilize your spine and pelvis.

 

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Body Parts Usedtextbook drawing of the abdominal muscles

Main focus is on the rectus abdominus.

Instructions

  • Insert your feet into the TRX straps so that they work while in the prone position.
  • Place yourself in a push up position where when you are fully extended, the straps are straight up and down.
  • Exhale as you tighten your abs and pull your knees toward your chest.
  • Inhale as you return to nearly the starting position.
  • Repeat for as many repetitions as desired.

Similar Exercises

Sample Routine

Go here to see samples of complete ab workout routines.

Note: One exercise alone is not sufficient for any goal. All exercises should be part of a comprehensive exercise program. Also, see my list of exercises for more.

Mike Caton