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Complete Guide to TRX® Suspension Training®-2nd Edition

Complete Guide to TRX® Suspension Training®-2nd Edition

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    Since its development over a decade ago, Suspension Training® has remained a popular choice for developing strength, stability, core power, flexibility, and balance because it delivers results. Used by the best of the best, from personal trainers to the elite athletes they work with, Suspension Training® is a respected and essential component of conditioning programs worldwide.

    Approved and endorsed by TRX®, the global leader in functional training products, programming, and education, the Complete Guide to TRX®Suspension Training®, Second Edition, is the authoritative resource on safe, effective, and optimal use of Suspension Training® and programming. Written by renowned strength and conditioning expert Dr. Jay Dawes, the book offers 100 exercises, 40 variations, and 24 ready-to-use programs designed to take your workouts to unprecedented levels. The second edition is packed with full-color photos, demonstrating how to perform each exercise, as well as 14 assessments to help determine fitness level and gauge training progress.

    Complete Guide to TRX®Suspension Training® also shows you how to incorporate Suspension Training® into circuit training and injury prevention programs as well as programs for improving strength and power, speed and agility, balance and stability, and flexibility.

    If you are tired of repetitive workout routines, sick of waiting for equipment at a crowded gym, or simply looking to enhance your current regimen, look no further than Complete Guide to TRX®Suspension Training®.

    Note: Fitness Anywhere LLC has granted Human Kinetics Inc. permission to use TRX® trademarks in accordance with TRX Trademark Usage Guidelines for the purposes of publishing Complete Guide to TRX®Suspension Training®.


    Everyone from the avid gym goer to the competitive athlete as well as personal trainers and strength and conditioning professionals who use Suspension Training®.
    Part I. Science of Suspension Training

    Chapter 1. Foundations of Suspension Training
    Chapter 2. Benefits of Suspension Training
    Chapter 3. Setup, Safety, and Success
    Chapter 4. Physical Testing and Assessment

    Part II. Suspension Training Exercises

    Chapter 5. Upper-Body Exercises
    Chapter 6. Lower-Body Exercises
    Chapter 7. Core Exercises

    Part III. Suspension Training Programs

    Chapter 8. Foundations of Program Design
    Chapter 9. Circuit Training
    Chapter 10. Prehabilitation
    Chapter 11. Strength and Power
    Chapter 12. Speed and Agility
    Chapter 13. Balance, Stability, and Flexibility
    Jay Dawes, PhD, is an associate professor of applied exercise science in the department of kinesiology, health, and recreation at Oklahoma State University (OSU) and is the codirector of the OSU Tactical Fitness and Nutrition Lab. Dr. Dawes has worked as a university athletic performance coordinator, strength and performance coach, personal trainer, and educator for over 25 years. His primary research interests are exercise and sport science as well as the improvement of health, fitness, and human performance for tactical athletes and first responders.

    Dawes is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT), and Tactical Strength and Conditioning-Facilitator (TSAC-F). He is also certified as a Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CEP) by the American College of Sports Medicine.

    Dawes is the editor of the NSCA’s Developing Agility and Quickness, Second Edition (Human Kinetics, 2019) and coauthor of Maximum Interval Training (Human Kinetics, 2015). He has written numerous book chapters and has over 200 peer-reviewed publications in the area of human performance. His primary research interests are improving performance for sports and improving tactical performance among law enforcement officers. He currently lives in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

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