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Finally got around to crossing this project off my list.  Don’t know why I waited so long.  TRX and other suspension trainers have been all the rage for the past several years, despite having been part of our physical culture since prior to the 1860s. But they figured out a way to go mainstream, charge $200 for some straps, cables, & loops, and make money. Good for them.  

But I’d rather save my hard-earned shekels for something sharp & shiny or loud & concealable.  So I trolled around and checked out several sites on home-made versions.   I liked the one at Ross Enamait’s site, Rosstraining.com.  Ross’s site is a great place for advice, inspiration, and plenty of other DIY advice and projects.   I used some other guy’s YouTube video to make a quick and easy door anchor.  
 
I found the lashing straps on Amazon, and the PVC and rope for the foot loops at Lowes.  Total spend< $27.  It took longer to order and acquire the supplies than it did to make the system.  Now I have another highly functional addition to the home-gym system
while saving more than $150.  And it can be used and scaled for the rest of the tribe as they work on their pushing/pulling/core movements.  This was/is a great investment in so many ways.  
 
I wanted to give it a try, so I cranked out a quick workout:

Double KB Squat to Push-Press; Single KB Clean & Press; Single Leg RDLs
Suspension Trainer: Alternated sets Pushups & Rows, 10 x 10
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Outstanding!





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