Climbing Monkey Bars

Climbing Monkey Bars


This exercise involves hanging from a set of monkey bars and using your upper body strength to climb across them. It is a great way to improve grip strength, upper body endurance, and overall body control.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Climbing Monkey Bars Instructions

  1. Stand in front of the monkey bars with your arms extended above your head.
  2. Jump up and grab onto the first bar with both hands.
  3. Swing your body forward and lift your legs up to hook them onto the bar.
  4. Release one hand and reach forward to grab onto the next bar.
  5. Release the other hand and reach forward to grab onto the next bar.
  6. Continue this pattern until you have reached the end of the monkey bars.
  7. Once you have reached the end, carefully lower yourself down to the ground.

Climbing Monkey Bars Form & Visual

Climbing Monkey Bars

Climbing Monkey Bars Benefits

  • Improves grip strength and forearm endurance
  • Increases upper body strength, particularly in the arms, shoulders, and back
  • Enhances core stability and balance
  • Improves coordination and agility
  • Provides a cardiovascular workout
  • Boosts confidence and self-esteem
  • Offers a fun and challenging way to exercise

Climbing Monkey Bars Muscles Worked

  • Forearms
  • Biceps
  • Triceps
  • Shoulders
  • Back
  • Core

Climbing Monkey Bars Variations & Alternatives

  • Climbing Rope
  • Climbing Wall
  • Climbing Ladder
  • Climbing Pegboard
  • Climbing Holds