Main Muscles worked
Secondary muscles worked
- Hip Flexors
How to do the Exercise
Step 1: The TRX straps are hanged about 6 inches off the floor.
Step 2: Secure both feet in the stirrups so that the top part of both feet are facing towards the floor.
Step 3: Both hands should be placed on the floor. Ensure that the body is in a straight line.
Step 4: Bring the right knee close to the chest.
Step 5: Simultaneously bring the right knee back out and bring the left knee in.
Step 6: Do step 5 alternately depending on the desired amount of repetitions.
- Make sure that the core is tight the entire time.
- Once the body gets the rhythm, you can begin going as quickly as you can.
The TRX Mountain Climber is both an alternative and calisthenics exercise. The abs is the primary muscle that is worked out. The hip flexors and quads are the secondary muscles being worked out.
The TRX suspension is the equipment used in this exercise. Variations like BOSU Ball Mountain Climber and Mountain Climber can be incorporated in this exercise.