5 facts about Burpees


Burpees are a marmite exercise – some love them, others hate them.

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Here’s 5 facts about burpees which may convince you to give them a go:

  1. They’re an intense, full body exercise which can help you burn extra calories
  2. They require no equipment – you can do burpees at your local gym, in your living room or at your local park.
  3. They’re great for general conditioning – they get your heart rate up fast!
  4. You can add them to almost any workout.
  5. They’re a full body strength exercise working your arms, chest, quads, glutes, hamstrings and abs.

Try adding a set to your workout, building up to 3 x 10.

If you’re after an extra boost to your exercise programme, try the 30-day burpee challenge:

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