6 Surprising Benefits of TRX Suspension Training


TRX creator, Randy Hetrick


Here are the  6 surprising benefits of TRX Suspension Training, made and used by former Navy SEAL Randy Hetrick.


1. Clinical Application: 

This device is an adaptable tool for Rehab and Physical Therapy, as well as Sports ConditioningIt represents the progression of Dr. Piazza’s ultimate goal to merge medicine and fitness through our comprehensive programs.


Drew Brees, NFL quarterback, spokesperson and avid user of TRX Suspension Training

 2. Sports Conditioning:

TRX is used by all four branches of the military,as well as the NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB. At the NYCPT Wellness Center, you can train during the off-season for any sport, and use TRX to condition the muscles you use most while learning to prevent any future injuries. 

This photo and others can be found at trxtraining.com

3.  Buildability: 

TRX Suspension Training is great for any level of fitness, as it can be scaled to an individual’s strengthsIt is a device considered as an “all-in-one,” by helping those who are looking to condition their bodies, enhance their sport, or challenge their workout regime. TRX is equipped with adjustable straps, and depending on your strength and abilities, is easily tailored to help you get fast results as you progress.

Celebrity TRX user, Zac Efron

4. Toned Physique:

As explained above, TRX gives even the least active person the opportunity to build strength efficiently, while properly establishing coordination. TRX will transform your body by giving you a workout that revolutionizes the way you move. Due to the suspension, your muscles elongate, creating a long and lean muscular physique.


Ballerinas use TRX to improve their balance and coordination during class at Pilates Pro-Works

 5. Improves Balance and Coordination:

By needing to maintain your angle, and keep form intact, your balance is challenged (accordingly to your physical capabilities), and improved as you train. Coordination varies person-to-person, but with TRX you have the opportunity to readjust it along with your mobility.


Supermodel Gisele Bundchen is another celebrity who has benefited from this kind of training

 6. Unilateral Training:  

This kind of training pushes your body to gain strength in a way it hasn’t before;  this is done by not only building muscle, but strengthening connective tissue.  TRX challenges your balance and coordination, and improves overall core strength.


Brian Magurno, Certified Biomechanics and Corrective Exercise Specialist

Serving as both a Certified Biomechanics Specialist and a PTA , Brian Magurno is an essential member of NY Chiropractic & Physical Therapy’s world-class staff.

As a certified biomechanics and corrective exercise specialist, Brian holds a staggering number of certifications from the American Aerobic Association International and the International Sports Medicine Association, including Personal Training, Bender Ball Instruction, Weight Management Consulting, Tai Chi Instruction (both Phase I & II), Sports Nutrition Consulting, Concussion in Youth Sports, Strength Conditioning & Weight Training Consulting, Kickboxing Instruction, Total Body Strength Conditioning, and Pilates.