The Mountain Climber is a fantastic bodyweight exercise that gives multiple health and fitness benefits.
Think of the mountain climber as a plank.
The mountain climber is a great bodyweight increasing your metabolic rate, improving cardiovascular fitness, developing explosive power in the legs and improving your core strength.
You don’t need any equipment and you can do this exercise in the comfort of your own home.
You can make the exercise more challenging by placing your hands on a medicine ball and by moving the legs at a greater speed for a longer period of time.
If you are stuck for time and cannot get to a gym and want to get into shape quickly then the mountain climber is a great exercise to do.
Benefits of the Mountain Climber
There are many benefits to doing the Mountain Climber. These are health related benefits and performance related benefits.
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How to do a Mountain Climber
Mountain Climber Dos
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