Leaping Mountain Climber

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The next time you get ready to do the mountain climber, add an extra dose of intensity by learning how to do the leaping mountain climber. Whether you're an avid cyclist or you simply want to improve your endurance along with butt and core muscles, the leaping mountain climber can help. Get outside and get your hands dirty while you get in the best shape of your life!

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Step By Step

Step 1: To begin, place your hands on the floor in front of you. Your shoulders should be over your wrists and your butt pressed upwards. Leaping Mountain Climber - How To Do A Leaping Mountain Climber Step 2: While balancing on the balls of your feet, step your right leg forward so your right knee is bent and situated under your chest. Leaping Mountain Climber - How To Do A Leaping Mountain Climber Step 3: Jump up and drive your hips up into the air and switch your leg positions. Land with your left leg forward and your right leg back, while maintaining your hand position on the floor. Continue jumping, pushing your hips higher than you would when performing a regular mountain climber exercise. Continue to switch your legs until your muscles are drained of energy. Leaping Mountain Climber - How To Do A Leaping Mountain Climber For a less difficult workout, don’t jump as high. Want to up the difficulty? Add push-ups to the mix.

Benefits

Benefits: Primarily exercises your legs, hip flexors, butt and core muscles.  Builds endurance in your lower body and improves your cycling performance.

Superset with

Superset with: Core Twist Push-Up, to tone and strengthen your core again, along with your chest, arms, and shoulders.

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