Queenax™ of the Week: Hanging Ladder Circuit


Queenax™ of the Week: Hanging Ladder Circuit

Try this total body workout using the Up Strength hanging ladders. 12 handle heights make for smooth and rapid transitions between movements, and inspire play-based climbs and motions. Get to know this favorite training tool.


  • Queenax
  • Up Strength

Workout Guidelines

  1. Perform each movement for 30, 45 or 60 seconds. Select a time that challenges you, but does not require you to compromise your training form to complete.
  2. Rest for 30 seconds between movements.
  3. Rest for 2-3 minutes after completing all movements and repeat entire series 1-2 times.


Angled Push-Up


  1. Grab handles at chest height and lean forward to find appropriate resistance angle.
  2. Bend the elbows and perform a push-up.



  1. Hold handles at shoulder height.
  2. Angle body to find appropriate resistance.
  3. Hold a plank position and bend elbows, pulling the chest up as arms draw back.

Overhead Squat


  1. Grab handles and hold in a Y position overhead.
  2. Bend at the knees, pushing hips back while keeping arms high.
  3. Keep tension on straps and return to starting position.

Mountain Climbers


  1. Place one foot in each stirrup with elbows on floor.
  2. Lift into plank.
  3. Perform reciprocating knees to chest motion.

Single Ladder Climb


  1. Grab one ladder with both hands one rung apart.
  2. Angle body with legs bent or extended.
  3. Walk hands down the handles, lowering the body to the floor, and climb back up to the top.