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Garrett Smith 01-04-2006 09:05 PM

Thought CFers would be interested in these two pieces:

For traveling, the TRX System, basically a set of straps (think ring straps) with straight handles that is made to be supported in a door jamb. Not a necessity by any means, it looks like a fun piece to throw in a travel bag though:

For putting on the wall of one's gym:

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Note--the seller also has some up for bidding, I got mine for $6.75 + 2.75 shipping. Look in their store for the same thing. I like it in my garage gym as it is one of those "Parking for ... only" signs and it makes me want to live up to the idea that I'm a gymnast in ways.

Dr. G

Tony Young 01-05-2006 05:51 AM

Now that's somebody with a sense for marketing. Two pieces of PVC and a couple web straps - $130, please. And all the accesories, too. Brilliant! It would be kinda handy, though.

Karl Geissler 01-06-2006 05:31 AM


That looks similiar to a product that we offer called the Jungle Gym. I do carry one, but it does tear one up. However, I still stand by the motto that something is better than nothing.

Garrett Smith 01-06-2006 11:31 AM

What do you mean by 'it does tear one up'?

Dr. G

Andrew Brown 01-07-2006 01:22 AM

I'll stick with my Power Rings. I've lugged them to the other side of the world easily enough, and I've got the old style. Those TRX things look like 1/4 the product for 3X the price. Buckles rated at 400lbs!? Tyler's are rated at 4000!

The jungle gym looks like it'd be nice in a hotel room.

Karl Geissler 01-08-2006 08:19 PM

There has been some recent complaints about Power Rings bruising and/or scraping a person's arms. Honestly, the jungle gym can cut into you doing ring dips, etc.

However, I still would take a workout on that than to go without. And yes, it does work nicely in a hotel room.

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