University Recreation


Mountain Climber

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The following information is to be used as a guideline only. If any of the exercises cause any pain or discomfort, stop the exercise immediately and consult your physician. We strongly encourage you to consult with a physician before participating in any physical activity.

Primary Muscles: Hip Flexors, Hamstrings
Secondary Muscles: Abdominals, Glutes
Body Area: Legs, Core
Modality Types: Body Weight Body Weight
Equipment: No Equipment

Mountain Climber Mountain Climber

Proper Steps

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  • Read "Getting Started" before beginning any exercise
  • Get into plank position with arms fully extended.
  • Bring one knee to chest while other leg remains extended on ground
  • Return leg to starting position and bring your other knee to your chest
  • Repeat steps


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