These days, it’s not uncommon to see the TRX emblem stitched onto the shorts of an MMA fighter. As a matter of fact, Brian Stann had it on his shorts last Saturday when he was fighting Jorge Santiago. So what is TRX? Well, it’s basically a couple straps that can be used for training purposes. As simple as the concept seems, there’s hundreds (probably over a thousand) different exercises that can be performed with it. The appeal though, and the reason why so many professional athletes are using it, is because it can help develop “functional strength” for their specific sport.
As for how it can develop “functional strength” in MMA athletes, well, the videos below will give you an idea. If you have access to a TRX, you might be able to get some ideas for your workouts and if you don’t, then you can click the link below and order one. Anyway, here are the videos..