Inchworm Mountain Climbers

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How to Inchworm Mountain Climbers

Starting Position

1. Make sure your hips remain level throughout the exercise and do not twist your body.

2. Keep your core engaged and your back straight to protect your lower back.

3. If you feel any pain in your shoulders or lower back, stop and rest.

Proper Form

1. Lift your right foot off the ground and bring your right knee towards your chest, keeping your core tight and your back straight.

2. Then, extend your right leg back to the starting position.

3. Repeat the same movement with your left leg.

4. Continue alternating legs for the desired amount of time.

Breathing Technique

1. As you lift your knee to your chest, inhale deeply.

2. As you extend your leg back to the starting position, exhale.


1. Begin in a high plank position with your hands directly under your shoulders and your feet hip-width apart.

2. Make sure your core is engaged and your body forms a straight line from your head to your toes.

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