Burpees For Beginners

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Have you ever asked what the burpee is good for?

Well bellow I will list five reason that you should do a burpee.

Reason 1 - This exercise not only burns a lot of calories but it also burns fat. The reason why burpees are so effective is because this workout is an intense fully body exercise.Also there are a few studies that show this workout burns 50% more fat than regular exercise.

Reason 2 - This exercise is a great workout to build strength. Since this exercise works the whole body, you are working the arms, chest, quads, glutes, hamstrings, and abs. 

Reason 3 - The burpee is a great conditioning workout. This workout is great for conditioning and endurance, it is a great way to get into shape quickly which make this exercise ideal for a new sport, train for a triathlon, hike a big mountain, or, just to look good.  

Reason 4 - This exercise can be done anywhere and does not need any equipment.

Reason 5 - The burpee can be added to any workout routine.

So are you ready to give the burpee a try, follow the step by step instruction and watch the video to make sure you are doing it correctly.

How to do the Burpees

1. Begin in a squat position with hands on the floor in front of you.

2. Kick your feet back to a pushup position*.

3. Immediately return your feet to the squat position.

4. Leap up as high as possible from the squat position.

Here is an easier version of the burpee.

Watch the video below to make sure you are doing this exercise correctly

Are you looking for more cardio workout checkout my aerobics exercise page for some more exercises.

Below is a great 15 minutes HIIT Cardio Workout that will include burpees..

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