Research at Louisiana State University found that the Jacob’s Ladder allows you to work out harder with less effort compared to a treadmill. At the same time, it’s low-impact and less stressful on your joints. Gough compares the climbing motion on the ladder-type rungs to a bear crawl.
What muscles do Jacob’s ladder work?
The Jacobs Ladder mimics a ladder set up against a wall with a 40 degree angle. As you climb, you will engage your core, glutes, hamstring, calves, chest, and shoulders while leaning into the climb. Essentially, the Jacobs Ladder works like a treadmill for ladder climbing.
What is a Jacobs ladder machine used for?
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How long should you do Jacob’s Ladder?
Climb for 20 to 30 minutes at a pace you can sustain for the entire workout. If that’s still too boring for you, try mixing the Jacobs Ladder in with an array of other high-octane movements—assuming you have the space and the equipment.