Follow these simple steps to learn the most effective way of how to do mountain climbers exercise.
We hope you enjoy this simple how to guide on Mountain climbers. In this guide, you will learn about the benefits of the exercise as well as the muscle groups it works and the step by step guide on the exercise. Be sure to check out the video at the bottom of the post which gives you a full demo so you can master the technique of the mountain climber exercise.
Benefits Of The Mountain Climbers Exercise
Mountain climbers are another full body workout so by engaging most muscles in the body you are burning more calories in less time. You can exercise so many different body parts in this one exercise such as the abs and legs. It also makes your shoulder and arms so much stronger as well as improving your fitness levels. In this exercise the core in order to strengthen your back and maintain your balance.
Mountain climbers can be performed anywhere as they only require a space and your own body weight. This is a vigorous exercise. Which means you are able to lose calories and shed any excess fat that you want to get rid of. This exercise increases your metabolic rate, so your fat is burned at a much faster rate.
You can tone the body up and this mountain climbers exercise is great for enabling you to lose flab and achieve a more toned look. You get a number of muscles and it helps you to get a ripped look.
Muscle Groups Worked:
Mountain climbers are a full body workout and here are a few of the muscles they work:
- Pectoralis major
- Rectus abdominals
- Lower trapezius
- Latissimus dorsi
- Hip adductors