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LAUFMAMALAUF fitness tip Diagonal Mountain Climber at the Croozer kids trailer

Diagonal Mountain Climber

Our partner LAUFMAMALAUF presents and explains the fitness exercise: “Diagonal Mountain Climber” for the Croozer!

The exercise “Diagonal Mountain Climber” is perfect for a strong core. Here’s everything you need to know, in a nutshell:

Who? For mother and baby
Where? Indoors or outdoors
How often? Depending on your fitness level: start with 8-10 repetitions, followed by a short break; then do another 8-10 reps
General information: Secure the wheels of your Croozer using the parking brake
Info for the mother: Concentrate on keeping your stomach and pelvic-floor muscles tightened during the exercise; keep your breathing even and calm

The exercise

Starting position:

  • High plank position
  • Your hands should be resting on the Croozer directly under your shoulders
  • Your legs should be straight with your feet about hip-width apart
  • Your spine should be straight
  • Your body should form a diagonal line from your heels to the back of your head
  • Keep your stomach and pelvic-floor muscles tight

The movement:

  • Now raise one leg and bring your knee diagonally across your body to meet your opposite elbow, alternating legs
  • Keep your torso stead
  • Do several repetitions

An important reminder:

  • Keep your body rigid like a “board” to prevent your lower back from arching or sagging
  • Keep your head in line with your spine, and your eyes looking downward
  • Keep your breathing even and calm
  • Keep your shoulders away from your ears

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