What is a Mountain Climber?
The Mountain Climber is a bodyweight exercise that serve as a great full-body workout. This plyometric plank movement does it all: increases core strength, defines the shoulders, chest and upper back, works the quads and glutes -- all while raising the heart rate.
How do you do Mountain Climber?
Start from a high plank position with your hands stacked directly under your shoulders.
Drive one knee forward toward your chest while engaging your abs.
Return to your plank position, then drive the knee of your opposite foot in. Repeat the movement, alternating legs and speeding up your movements.
How do you modify a Mountain Climber?
Mountain Climber for Beginners
Advanced Mountain Climber
Mountain Climber for Weak Wrists
What are the benefits of Mountain Climber?
Mountain climbers are a full-body, calisthenic exercise that challenge your balance, strength and coordination.
They can elevate your heart rate to get a cardio aspect while strengthening your upper, mid and lower body.