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New bodyweight training gear presented at NSCA exhibit

John Briley, Washington Post columnist and veteran gymrat, found a new piece of equipment at the annual conference of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA):

“Perhaps my favorite, due to its simplicity and relative affordability ($120), was a set of adjustable nylon straps — designed to be attached to almost anything sturdy (tree, door, ceiling joist, NSCA master trainer, etc.) — that allow people to do more than 250 exercises using only the straps and their own body weight. The system weighs less than two pounds and packs down to the size of a sneaker. The trick will be finding that sturdy anchor.”

If you need a gym on the road with you, why not try TRX Fitness Anywhere:

The design of the TRX takes bodyweight training to a new level by enabling unlimited degrees of resistance and a growing library of hundreds of exercises...


August 9, 2006 - Posted by | Exercise, Fitness, Personal Training


  1. Great resource. Keep up the good work

    Comment by Jorg Mardian RHN, CPT | August 10, 2007 | Reply

  2. I see that you mention that there are more than 250 exercises that one can do with the TRX, where can I find them?

    Comment by jason | November 3, 2007 | Reply

  3. A lot to know about it.

    Comment by Sudipta Chakraborty | May 17, 2010 | Reply

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