Mountain Climbers

Chape Personal Trainer

Mountain climbers is a full body plyometric exercise. It can be performed anywhere as it only requires some space and your own body weight. It´s associated with multiple benefits:

  1. It developes the cardiovascular system by strengthening the heart and lungs.
  2. Improves speed, quickness, explosiveness, and power in the lower body.
  3. Strengthens our core because of the work done by your obliques, abdominals and the muscles around your hips as they isometrically contract, holding your torso stable.

This exercise works almost every main muscle: deltoids, biceps, triceps, obliques, rectus abdominis, latissimus dorsi, pectoralis major, quadriceps, hamstrings.

Start by getting into a press up position.

Planchas caminando

With your core engaged, lift your right foot off the floor and raise your knee as close to your chest as you can. If you are new to mountain climbers perform the knee to chest motion slow. Build it up to a faster…

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