Mountain climbers are a staple of Tabata workouts and circuit training and they do your body a whole lot of good. They use no weights or equipment so you can do them anywhere, any time.
You can take it slowly if you are new to them, but once you’re used to mountain climbers this is a super-fast paced exercise which should have you sweating and really feeling the work in your muscles.
Here is a step by step guide to perfecting your mountain climbers workout:
To give yourself more of a push, try some variations on the mountain climber:
oof! This is certainly much harder than it looks! And a great way to wear out the kids when it is raining...
The old fashioned exercises are the best - this one is a killer even though it looks simple.
Got my 10 year old nephew trying these at the moment. So they're great for kids too!! (he was inspired by the impressive looking man in the pic)