TRX, Total Resistance Exercise, is an intense total body workout. It is a specialized form of suspension training that build muscle while combining both cardio and strength training. TRX is a popular class at Santosa held on Fridays from 10:00-11:00am.
Originally developed to train the elite Navy SEAL teams, TRX is a challenging workout that is effective and results driven. The concept behind TRX is quite simple. Participants suspend their body from a pair of cables on their hands or feet using both body weight and gravity as resistance to build up strength. How one chooses to position their body on the cables affects the targeted muscle groups and intensity of the workout.
What are the benefits of TRX?
One of the biggest benefits of TRX, in addition to its versatility, is that it truly works for everyone. TRX has great appeal and people from all walks of life have taken up the fitness class as many find it challenging and fun.
TRX will bring about a lot of benefits to the body. The exercise uses body weight and gravity as resistance to build up strength, lose fat and improve endurance and flexibility. TRX can really help participants achieve fitness goals.
During TRX, the body weight is leveraged to perform a variety of exercises that work the whole body but which also focus on your core. If your core is in tip top shape, it means you have abs or a six pack. If you wish to feel better, look better and move with ease, there is no better place to start than with the core. The functional movements used in TRX will increase overall core fitness.
Another outstanding benefit of TRX is that is also ensures you get your cardio in. TRX works out different parts of the body while getting the heart pumping. When using the suspension cables, so many various parts of the body are worked that the body’s requirement for oxygen will increase. When the need for oxygen is increased, the heart and lungs start working overtime to ensure that all of this oxygen gets to the muscles. If you take all of this into consideration, TRX is also a great cardio workout.
TRX workouts are often shorter workouts. For example, if you are used to working out daily for two hours, chances are you can complete a much more rigorous TRX workout in just an hour. TRX’s unique combination of resistance training, core strength, cardio, muscular balance and mobility means that you will get more done in less time. TRX is effective, efficient and save time, and let’s face it, time is something all of us need a bit more of in our daily lives.
TRX at Santosa Detox & Wellness Center
TRX is a popular class on the fitness and activities schedule at Santosa. Currently, there is one class a week on Friday from 10:00am – 11:00am. TRX is taught by professional trainers who show all participants the proper techniques and routines. It may take a class or two to familiarize yourself with the TRX training program, but once you do, we think that you are going to love it!
For more information on TRX or other fitness classes and activities we offer at our detox retreat in Phuket, Thailand, simply fill out the inquiry form below and a member of staff will get back to you.
Beginners and walk-in guests such as Phuket locals and expats are always welcome to join our fitness classes and activities. We look forward to welcoming you to Santosa, where we can help you awaken life’s potential to live a healthier, happier life.