Main Muscles worked
Secondary muscles worked
- Hip flexors
- Upper body exercise
How to do the Exercise
Step 1: Firmly place the restraints about 6 inches off the ground.
Step 2: Secure both feet in the stirrups with the tops of both feet facing downwards.
Step 3: Get into a pushup position and rest on your forearms. Ensure that your body is in a straight line parallel to the floor.
Step 4: As you keep your body parallel to the floor, use your forearms to rock your body 6-8 inches slowly back and forth.
Step 5: Continue step 4 depending on your desired amount of repetitions.
- The core should be kept tight the entire time.
- Avoid arching your back or sticking your buttocks up when doing the exercise.
The abs is the main target of the TRX Body Saw. It is both an alternative and a calisthenics exercise that secondarily targets the glutes, groin, hip flexors, quads and shoulders.
Other variations that you can try out with this exercise using the TRX Suspension are the Plank and BOSU Ball Plank.