Lower Body Suspension Training

Suspension training is officially a fitness craze, and for good reason: It’s super effective,it offers hundreds of exercise options, and because the gear is portable, you can do it anywhere. Let’s take a look at three lower body exercises that are super effective.


Adjust the straps to mid-length. Face toward the anchor with both feet on the ground in good squat position (little wider than hip width). Hold handles with a slight bend in your elbows an place tension in the straps by slightly leaning your body back. Sit your hips back and down into a squat position. Keep your heels on the ground and knees over your ankles. Maintain good posture and avoid rounding back forward with neck. Drive heels through the ground to return to starting position. (3 sets 10-12 reps)


Set the cable so that the handles hang down to your calves. Place your right foot in the harness so that the top of your foot is facing down. Step out with your left foot. Bend at the knee and squat downwards till your leg makes a 90 degree angle. Push through the front heel to rise. (Do 3 sets per leg 10-12 reps)


Place the handles at about calve height. Lay down on your back and place your heels in the stirrups. Make your legs straight and lift hips off the ground. Bend at the knees and bring your heels into your butt. Extend your legs back out. (Do 3 sets 10-12 reps)


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