Hill, Mountain Climbing Description
Hill and mountain climbing involves climbing up hills or mountains, sometimes using ropes, pulleys and other mountain-climbing gear. It is an excellent activity for improving both cardiovascular and muscular endurance, and can allow you to enjoy the outdoors while exercising. Skill, muscular endurance and cardiorespiratory conditioning are important requirements for mountain climbing. Beginning climbers should learn safe and proper climbing techniques from an experienced climber.
Hill, Mountain Climbing Risks
Hill, Mountain Climbing Sport-specific applications
Hill, Mountain Climbing Equipment required
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Muscle groups used
Primary muscles: quadriceps, calves and gluteal muscles Assistance muscles: hamstrings, hips, shoulders, latissimus dorsi, trapezius, obliques, biceps, triceps and forearms
Approximately 0.055 Calories per minute per pound of body weight
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