Mountain climber

mountain climber

Technique

Start in plank position, lift body up to form a bridge standing on you hands and toes. Keep abs tight, lift one foot from ground and slowly bring knee up to your chest. Make sure hips stay parallel to ground the whole movement. Return foot to start position and alternate side to complete one repetition.

Tips

Practice technique in front of a mirror. This is a superb exercise to strengthen core and body stability.

Alternatives

Place pillows, chairs or books underneath your hands in the beginning to ease lifting up knees, maintain the position.

More info

Works mainly the core, rectus abs, glutes, hips and back.

Video

Caroline Nilsson is your personal trainer showing you how to perform Mountain climber.

This exercise is 1 of 36 exercises that are included in the app Poworkout Trim & Tone.

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