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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.

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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.