How To Do A Burpee

Are you looking get that summer body you’ve always dreamt of? Learn the perfect technique with our guide on how to do a burpee!

BENEFITS OF BURPEES

So you’re wondering how to do a Burpee? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Burpees are a full body exercise which virtually works every muscle in the body, this means that you can burn more calories in a lot less time and give you a great cardiovascular workout.

You can do burpees almost anywhere as you are only using your own body weight.

A burpee helps to boost strength and endurance which will help with everyday activities or enhance you further with physical training and help you get that summer body

WHAT MUSCLE GROUPS DOES IT WORK?

Burpees are a full body exercise but here are just a few of the muscles they work, deltoids, biceps, triceps, pectorals major, obliques, abdominals, quadriceps, gluteus maximus, hamstrings and gastrocnemius (calf) just to name a few so you’re working muscles all over your body to give your body a very thorough workout.

STEP BY STEP GUIDE

  1. Stand with your feet hip width apart and your arms down by your side
  2. Lower into a squat position with your hands flat on the floor in front of you
  3. Kick your legs backwards into a press up position and lower your chest to the floor
  4. Push your chest back up to the press up position thrust both feet forward so you are back in the squat position
  5. Jump up and raise both hands over your head

BURPEE VARIATION

  1. Stand with your feet hip width apart and your arms down by your side
  2. Lower into a squat position with your hands flat on the floor in front of you
  3. Step both legs backwards so you are in a press up position
  4. Step both legs back into chest so you are back at a squat position
  5. Lift up onto the balls of the feet gently with your hands raised above your head

Now you’ve learned the basics of the burpee, are you reading to incorporate it into our of our 30 day fitness challenges? Take a look at our challenges down below:

30 Day Burpee Challenge

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