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Five Core Suspention Exercises With the MoveStrong Elevate Trainer

Here are 5 core intensive exercises with the Elevate Trainer while feet suspended in cradles. Placement of cradles on legs can be adjusted to increase or decrease level one difficulty. Cradles higher on leg towards knee provides more off-load of Bodyweight when performing these type of exercises.

While these focus heavily not he core, the entire body is engaged to stabalize the body in a plank position while performing the various pikes, knee tucks, and hip swings. Making this a great functional strength and total body stability exercises. 

MoveStrong designed a complete suspension trainer tool that allows for various Handle grips. The two anchored adjustable straps and standard handles with oversized cradle, shown in this video, allow for more range of motion and ease of adjusting cradles at different positions on feet and legs. 

Elevate Trainer Suspension core shoulder strength and stability exercise

Using the MoveStrong Elevate Trainer and suspension bar attachment to perform a very challenging Bodyweight exercise that emphasizes core and shoulder strength. Great total body stability movement that engages the entire body. 

The exercise shown, Push-up with overhead reach, should only be attempted by individuals with strong shoulders and core strength. Regress the exercise by widening foot placement, reduce angle of body, and shorten range of motion in movement during exercise.

Learn more about the Elevate Trainer for suspension workouts and more functional fitness training equipment at www.movestrongfit.com/elevate-trainer

Single Leg Squat with Elevate Trainer

Single leg squat is an awesome exercise to build the lower body and glutes while improving functional strength with this unilateral movement that will improve balance and stability as well.

Place rear leg over one suspended Elevate Belt. Place foot on belt for more difficulty or place belt higher up towards knee for more comfort, assistance to offload, and help stabilize during exercise.

Maintain erect torso, bend front leg and drop slowly to a comfortable depth, pause, return up to start. Allow Elevate Belt to move slightly forward and backwards during exercise to maintain comfortable movement and balance.

To add more challenge to this exercise, hold a DynaBell at chest level using the end blue handles during the movement for added resistance.

Elevate Trainer exercise for lateral flexibility and core strength

Lateral Flexion for core and stability training performed with the MoveStrong Elevate Trainer. Exercises performed with the Elevate Trainer allows user foot placement to vary the difficulty of the suspension exercises by simply adjusting body angle. The Elevate Belts provide support at waist and hips. The MoveStrong Stall bars add even more progressions to the exercise as you move your feet from the floor to the rungs of the stall bars. The higher feet placed on Stall bars the more difficult the exercise. Watch video below for more details on performing this exercise.

See more instructional videos for the Elevate Trainer and Stall bars in our MoveStrong Video Library.