I hope you have been practicing your and the variation . This weeks variation of the plank is a tough one, we like to call this exercise rock climbers. It can also be called mountain climbers.
Before you begin, if you have not been following our blog posts, please read "" for the proper form and posture of the plank exercise, which is the starting position of the rock climbers. Make sure you have the basic plank exercise down and feel strong with it before attempting the rock climbers. The last blog post "" will help you work toward the rock climber exercise.
To perform a rock climber start in your . Drive your right knee into the chest, then switch feet. You will "run" or drive your knees in and out of your chest. This exercise will work all the muscles works but now you will be adding a cardio element into the exercise. The rock climber will help you with your endurance and agility along with improving your overall strength especially that core!
Perform this exercise this week 3 or 4 times. Do the rock climber for 30 seconds straight and rest for 30 seconds. Do this 3 to 4 times. This will get your heart rate pumping! Work on this exercise for a week so you will be ready for the following blog post. I can't wait to bring you the next variation; it is a hard one! With all these exercises in your arsenal you will be a fit and strong individual.