mountain climber

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set up

Identical to the set up for a push up.  Place the hands flat on the floor and directly below the armpits.  Back is flat and elbows are extended.

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movement

While keeping the weight over the hands, begin to bring one knee close to the chest.  Lightly tap the toe and kick the leg back, alternate the legs rapidly. 

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alternating

During the set the hands stay directly below the armpits and the back remains flat.  The legs are the only part of the body moving.