Body Leverage Training can be done without any equipment at all but there are tools that make it easy to modify exercises to suit any fitness level (see exercises here).
I couldn’t find a suspension trainer with all the features I wanted, so I assembled the “Strength Training Rig” with off-the-shelf parts. It consists of a set of Perfect Handles (intended for use in pull-ups and band exercises–you might consider the band set if the handles are sold out) and two 6′ Rollercam Loop Ends, all of which can be assembled in about five minutes.
STR Component Parts:
• Slim but strong components–cam/webbing break strength of 1100+ pounds (working load limit: 350lbs each)
• Cams with rollers improve ease of use and reduce wear on the webbing, a problem for TRX style cam buckles
• Handles that can come completely off the straps for fast setup and take down
All components before assembly
Affix to a door using the included anchor
Loop over any sturdy horizontal beam (6-9 ft, or even higher with an extender)
Anchors can be set at shoulder width for advanced exercises like dips, pull-ups, muscle-ups, or inversions
Minimalist but full-featured : slide handles out of the way to use the integrated slings for foot-suspended exercises.
Before you start:
- Inspect your Strength Training Rig (STR) for damage and replace worn or damaged parts immediately.
- Select an anchor point that can hold your weight several times over
- Do not attach the webbing to an anchor point with sharp edges. For example, certain overhead metal beams or door hinges. Rubbing against a sharp edge will weaken or cut it.
- Using your own body weight for resistance offers many advantages but requires careful attention to technique at all times. Visit strlib.com or ask for help if you ever doubt your ability to use your STR safely.