Main Muscles worked
Secondary muscles worked
- Lower back
- Hip flexors
How to do the Exercise
Step 1: Secure the TRX ropes up ensuring that the foot handles are 6 inches off the ground.
Step 2: Lie down on a supine position. Place the heels in the stirrups.
Step 3: Bend both knees and thrust the hips upwards.
Step 4: Your body should be in a straight line from the knees to the shoulders.
Step 5: Hold to this position for a second and lower the hips back down to complete one repetition
- Keep the glutes and abs tight as you raise the hips.
- The arms can be used to help brace your body in maintaining a straight line.
- Slow and controlled breathing aids in the circulation of blood while doing the exercise.
The TRX Hip Press is an alternative and a calisthenics exercise that mainly targets the glutes. It also targets the abs, groin, hip flexors, lower back and quads.
This exercise requires the use of TRX Suspension. There are different exercise variations that you can try out which may or may not require different types of equipment. These variations include Glute Bridge, Single-Leg Hip Raise, and Hip Raise.