Mountain Climber Jump

Mountain Climber Jump


This exercise involves starting in a plank position and then quickly alternating bringing each knee towards the chest while jumping the feet off the ground. It is a high-intensity cardio and core workout that targets the abs, shoulders, and legs.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Mountain Climber Jump Instructions

  1. Start in a plank position with your hands shoulder-width apart and your feet hip-width apart.
  2. Engage your core and bring your right knee towards your chest.
  3. Quickly switch and bring your left knee towards your chest while jumping your right foot back and left foot forward.
  4. Continue alternating your legs in a quick, jumping motion.
  5. Make sure to keep your hips low and your core engaged throughout the exercise.
  6. Repeat for the desired number of reps or time.

Mountain Climber Jump Form & Visual

Mountain Climber Jump

Mountain Climber Jump Benefits

  • Increases cardiovascular endurance
  • Improves agility and coordination
  • Strengthens core muscles
  • Tones leg muscles
  • Burns calories and aids in weight loss
  • Can be done anywhere without equipment

Mountain Climber Jump Muscles Worked

  • Rectus abdominis
  • Obliques
  • Quadriceps
  • Hamstrings
  • Glutes
  • Chest
  • Shoulders
  • Triceps

Mountain Climber Jump Variations & Alternatives

  • Mountain Climber with Knee Drive
  • Mountain Climber with Twist
  • Mountain Climber with Push-up
  • Single Leg Mountain Climber
  • Reverse Mountain Climber
  • Plank Jack Mountain Climber
  • Side-to-Side Mountain Climber
  • Spiderman Mountain Climber
  • Cross-Body Mountain Climber