TRX Training Products

Randy Hetrick, a former Navy Seal and Stanford MBA graduate, developed the Total Resistance eXercise (TRX) equipment and the associated Suspension Training bodyweight exercises in the 1990s, and started marketing it in 2005.  During the inception of the training concept, Navy SEAL Squadron Commander, Randy Hetrick, used a jujitsu belt, parachute webbing and sheer ingenuity to develop the first version of the TRX® Suspension Trainer ™.

TRX is now a $60 million per year business.

The field of suspension training is a form of resistance training that can be performed anywhere using bodyweight as resistance for exercises in a variety of multi-planar, compound exercise movements can be performed. Compound exercises work several muscle groups at once, and include movement around two or more joints.

Proponents of suspension training argue that it develops core body strength, as well as joint and muscular stability, reducing the chance of injury. Some sports scientists have expressed concern that weaker individuals may not have the core stability or joint integrity to use the system safely and effectively.

Exercise are utilized with the aim of developing strength, balance, flexibility, and joint stability simultaneously. Suspension training develops physical strength while using functional movements and dynamic positions. The actual term "suspension training" is a trademark of FITNESS ANYWHERE, LLC -- the providers of TRX training equipment, workout programs, and education programs.

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