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How to Do Burpees Properly

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  • The burpee was named after Royal Huddleston Burpee, a physiologist from New York City. He invented this move in 1939 when he was still a Ph.D. candidate in applied physiology at Teacher’s College, in Columbia University
  • Burpees may lead to various benefits, as it’s a full-body, calorie-burning move that works as both an aerobic and anaerobic maneuver
  • If you want to challenge yourself, you can try doing burpees using a BOSU ball or performing them by a wall instead of assuming a plank position

Although they are one of the most ideal exercises you can perform, burpees are considered one of the hardest bodyweight exercises, so a lot of people tend to avoid performing them.


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