FITNESS KENYA

WHAT IS A BURPEE

FITNESS KENYA

WHAT IS A BURPEE?

The Burpees is a full body exercise used in strength training and as an aerobic exercise. The basic movement is performed in four steps and known as a “Four-count burpee”.Burpees are full body exercise, the few muscle they work on are ;Deltoids, Biceps, Triceps, Pectorals major, obliques, quadriceps, gluteus maximus, hamstrings and calf among others

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 need a small space to do burpees all you need is your own body weight • Burpees Boost’s strength and endurance which help with everyday activities • Burpees enhances you further with physical training

STEP BY STEP GUIDE ON HOW TO DO BURPEES

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

BURPEE VARIATION

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

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