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Twisting Mountain Climbers 101 Video Tutorial

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Twisting Mountain Climbers
Twisting Mountain Climbers

Exercise Synopsis

Target Muscle Group

Abs

Secondary Targets

Execution

Isolation

Force Type

Core

Required Equipment

Body Weight

Fitness Level

Intermediate

Variations

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Overview

Twisting mountain climbers is an exercise that targets the abdominal muscles, particularly the rectus abdominis or six-pack muscles. It is a of the traditional mountain climber exercise that adds a twisting motion to the movement. This helps to engage the obliques and create a more wellrounded abdominal workout, To perform the twisting mountain climber, start in a high plank position with your hands shoulder-width apart and your feet extended behind you. Engage your core and slowly bring your right knee up to your chest, twisting your body so that your right elbow reaches toward your left knee. Return to the starting position and repeat with your left knee. Continue alternating legs for a total of 10-12 repetitions, Twisting mountain climbers are a great way to challenge your abdominal muscles and improve your core strength. They are also a good way to warm up your body before a workout or cool down afterwards.

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