Burpee

The Burpee is a great calisthenics exercise to train you whole body. With this full body street workout you will train your arms, abs and legs. Burpees can also be used as a warming up. If your an advanced adthlete, then you might like to try the Backflip Burpee!

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How to do a Burpee

  • Begin in a standing position with your legs at shoulder width.
  • Drop into a squat position with your hands on the ground.
  • Extend both your feet back into a push up position.
  • Perform a push up.
  • Return to the squat position in one quick motion.
  • Return to standing position and jump straight in the air.

The video tutorial below will show you exactly how to perform a proper Burpee: