Side Climber

WAC Women’s & Coed Fitness Manager Maureen Eggers demonstrates the Side Climber, a twist on the traditional mountain climber that will give you a cardio kick while working your core.

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Place hands under shoulders on a bench, box or step and walk feet backward into plank position.

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Jump knees forward while rotating 90 degrees to left side of the body.
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Jump back into plank position.

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Repeat, this time bringing your knees to the right side.

Do as many repetitions as you can in one minute. Focus on range of motion and speed.