As triathletes and runners we often live pretty hectic lives, trying to fit training in when and wherever we can around the other demands on our time. As such it’s great to be able to complete a good functional strength and core session no matter where you are.
I coach a number of triathletes and runners who, due to work commitments, have to travel extensively and find it hard to get to the gym consistently to follow their running or triathlon specific strength program. I often suggest that they invest in the popular TRX Training System, allowing them to complete their strength and functional core workouts wherever they’re staying.
Professional Ironman Triathlete Chris Lieto and his coach Matt Dixon of PurplePatch Fitness put together the short video below to demonstrate some of the TRX exercises Chris uses to develop his core strength for triathlon.
Below are some more examples of TRX exercises for triathletes and runners: