The TRX Suspension Trainer provides an excellent tool to scale, complement and improve your yoga practice. We’ve partnered with yoga and fitness instructor, and Under Armour trainer, Shauna Harrison to show you how to incorporate the straps into your yoga practice.
Warrior Three is a stunning pose that challenges your hamstrings, core and balance. Here are a few ways you can integrate the TRX Suspension Trainer to achieve, improve or perfect your Warrior Three.
Progression One: Warrior Three requires that you fold forward, hinging at the hips, and extend your arms out in front of you. This TRX Hinge will help you develop an understanding of the hip hinge while improving your hamstring flexibility. Stand facing the Suspension Trainer with your feet slightly wider than your shoulders. Drive your hands into the foot cradles and fold forward by pushing your hips back. Maintain pressure on the straps as you return to the top.
Progression Two: This is similar to progression one, only this time you are on one leg. Focus on keeping your hips square and your feet pointed forward. Don’t worry so much about getting parallel to the floor, think more about keeping your torso and elevated leg in a straight line.
Progression Three: When you’re ready, extend your arms out in front of you into full Warrior Three. Press your hands down into the straps for a greater stretch and to help you balance.
Try incorporating this sequence into your practice or just practice this sequence when you can’t make it to class, and be sure to check the rest of our TRX for Yoga series: