Skip to Content

Subscribe & get your free guide to going abroad!!

    The Essential Suspension Training Exercises

    Fitness on the road doesn’t seem like an easy task…but it can be. Having a good suspension trainer allows you to get in a good upper body resistance workout without weights, allowing you to build strength and muscle anywhere.

    [mv_video key=”t9hwrq6uynx6teupvmij” title=”7 Best Suspension Training Exercises for TRX, Monkii Bars, and DIY Gymnastics Rings” thumbnail=”” volume=”70″ doNotOptimizePlacement=”false” doNotAutoplayNorOptimizePlacement=”false” ratio=”” jsonLd=true]

    Watch the video above to learn the essential exercises you need to get the most of your suspension trainer.

    Back, Chest, and Shoulder Exercises

    • Pull Up
    • Dip
    • Overhead Press (facing anchor – works rear of the shoulder)
    • Overhead Press (facing away from anchor – works from of shoulder)
    • Row (can be performed one-armed for higher difficulty)
    • Push Up (can be performed one-armed for higher difficulty)
    • High Pull
    • Suspension Trainer Muscle-Up
    • Suspension Trainer Clean & Press

    Arm Exercises

    • Overhead Biceps Curl
    • Overhead Triceps Extension
    • Straight Biceps Curl (arms parallel to the ground)
    • Low Triceps extension (arms parallel to body)

    If you’re in need of a suspension trainer to make this possible, check out our review of the Pocket Monkii portable suspension trainer or my DIY portable gymnastic rings & suspension trainer.

    Subscribe & get your free guide to going abroad!!

      About A Brother Abroad


      Carlos is a nomad, slow traveler, and writer dedicated to helping others live abroad and travel better by using his 7+ years of experience living abroad and background as a management consultant and financial advisor to help other nomad and expats plot better paths for an international lifestyle. Click here to learn more about Carlos's story.