Mountain Climbers

Mountain Climbers

Think only climbers live dangerously? Not any longer. With Survivor Challenge, players with a fear of heights can also get involved, training their stomach, back, glutes, legs and many other muscle groups at the same time.

How to train

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A
  • Arms approximately shoulder-width apart
  • Shoulders positioned vertically over wrists
  • Hips, shoulders and feet should form a straight line
  • Feet on tiptoes
B
  • Bring left knee to elbow
  • Left foot should not touch the floor
  • Stomach and lower back should be tensed
C
  • Bring right knee to elbow
  • Right foot should not touch the floor
  • Stomach and lower back should be tensed

What to look out for

  • Knee and elbow should come close to one another, but not touch
  • One knee should come back as the other goes forward
  • Upper body should be straight at all times, with no arching or drooping
  • Tension should be maintained in stomach and lower back throughout entire exercise

What you’ll train

Primary

  • Lower abdominal muscles
  • Glutes
  • Back of thighs
  • Front of thighs

Secondary

  • Abdominal muscles
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