Bridge TRX

Dani de la Cruz

Dani de la Cruz

Co-Founder & Trainer

The Bridge TRX exercise is a challenging movement that targets the muscles of the core, glutes, and hamstrings. It also engages the muscles of the upper back and shoulders for stability. Here's a description of how to perform the Bridge TRX exercise:

  1. Starting position: Adjust the TRX straps to a suitable length. Lie down on your back with your feet placed in the foot cradles of the TRX straps. Keep your knees bent and feet hip-width apart. Position your arms by your sides with your palms facing down.

  2. Bridge movement: Engage your glutes and core muscles to lift your hips off the ground, extending your hips until your body forms a straight line from your knees to your shoulders. Keep your shoulder blades on the ground and avoid overextending your lower back.

  3. Hold the position: Once you reach the top of the bridge, pause for a moment and focus on maintaining stability and alignment. Keep your core engaged and avoid letting your hips drop or sag.

  4. Lowering movement: Slowly lower your hips back down to the starting position while maintaining control and proper form. Avoid touching the ground with your hips and aim to maintain tension in your glutes and core throughout the exercise.

  5. Repeat: Perform the desired number of repetitions, focusing on the quality of each repetition rather than the quantity. Remember to breathe naturally during the exercise.

Important tips and considerations:

  • Start with a manageable difficulty level by adjusting the TRX straps. As you become more comfortable and stronger, you can increase the difficulty by adjusting the straps to a higher position.

  • Focus on engaging the glutes and core muscles throughout the exercise to maintain stability and control.

  • Keep your gaze forward and avoid straining your neck or looking upwards during the movement.

  • Avoid overextending your lower back by maintaining a neutral spine position throughout the exercise.

  • If you experience any discomfort or pain, modify the exercise or consult a fitness professional for guidance.

  • Warm up your muscles with light cardio and dynamic stretches before starting the exercise.

  • Gradually increase the intensity or number of repetitions as your strength and endurance improve.

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