Trainer: Joe Giordano, AtlantiCare LifeCenter in Egg Harbor Township
Exercise: TRX Suspension Trainer - Burpees
Muscles targeted: Quadriceps, glutes, hamstrings, chest (pectorals), deltoids, triceps
Equipment: TRX Suspension Trainer (difficulty depends on distance from base)
Reps/sets: 10 to 15 reps per side/2 to 3 sets
Hook the TRX Suspension Trainer overhead about 7 to 9 feet off the ground. Set the handles/straps about 12 to 16 inches from the floor.
Place one foot in both straps. Drop down into push-up position, with one foot in the straps, and one foot on the floor, and complete one push-up.
Stand back up, while keeping foot in the handles/straps, and jump. Repeat.
Note: For added difficulty, raise opposite foot (not in the handles/straps). For less difficulty, drop into push-up position without doing the actual push-up.