Mountain Climber

Exercise / Abs, Cardio

How to Mountain Climber

Mountain Climber

Mountain Climber Benefits


  • Mountain climber are an effective cardio and core strengthening workout. It can help you strengthen and develop both upper and lower body muscles.
  • Being a multi-functional movement, this exercise targets not only your abdominal muscles but also the spine and buttocks. Mountain climber strengthens and tightens your entire body, improves your posture and balance, reduces body fat and can help speed up your metabolism.
  • Mountain climbers are beneficial for your health because they combine cardiovascular fitness with strength training. Because fast strides increase your heart rate, they can also increase your cardiovascular fitness.


Muscles Worked in The Mountain Climber

Target - Rectus Abdominis
Stabilizers - Obliques
Stabilizers - Iliopsoas
Stabilizers - Quadriceps
Stabilizers - Tensor Fasciae Latae
Stabilizers - Sartorius
Stabilizers - Pectoralis major
Stabilizers - Serratus Anterior
Antagonist Stabilizers - Erector Spinae
Antagonist Stabilizers - Trapezius
Antagonist Stabilizers - Rhomboids
plank muscle worked