How To Do A Burpee

BENEFITS OF BURPEES

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.

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

They boost strength and endurance which will help with everyday activities or enhance you further with physical training.

MUSCLE GROUPS

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. 

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 in to 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

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