Have you ever walked into the gym, seen those weird looking yellow and black straps with handles hanging off of a squat rack or maybe even from the ceiling and thought to yourself, “What the heck are those things?”

    If so, you wouldn’t be the first person.

More and more commercial gyms have them set up and ready for use somewhere in the gym. They probably even have a couple trainers leading workshops on how to use them, which is great.

    However, I also know that new equipment can be kind of intimidating. Many people feel slightly vulnerable in the gym, and the idea of having a personal trainer take you through a crazy workout on this new device that looks like a medieval torture device is less than ideal. Heck you just figured out the settings for the leg press machine!