Burpees. A funny name for a highly effective and… challenging exercise. I won’t lie to you, doing burpees is not that easy. Yet this combination of a push up followed by a jump that turns into a squat is exceptionally beneficial. Doing several burpees in a row for even a minute will rev up your heart rate and make your blood run faster than ever through your veins. But what are the other benefits that would make you like doing burpees? Or at least not hate them that much.
They really burn a lot of calories. For example, doing 20 burpees (it takes a minute approximately) will burn you 12-13 calories. Twenty minutes of burpees will burn you 250 calories. Only 20 minutes. This exercise targets all your body and speeds up the metabolism.
Burpees make you stronger. As I have mentioned before, they target all your body and serve as an ultimate functional exercise. You train your arms, legs, glutes, core, chest, and hamstrings with every burpee. Noteworthy, isn’t it?
They improve your endurance. Let’s face it, burpees are a cardio exercise. And such a challenging cardio workout rev your heart rate to the maximum without a lot of time. They are ideal for those looking for a quick way to get back in shape, tone the body, or get ready for some competition.
Burpees require no equipment, which makes them really amazing. All you need is your body weight and a bit of space to jump and push up. You can perform burpees anywhere you desire, whether it’s a park, your home, gym, or even an office. Why not give a chance for a bit of a workout game?
You can add burpees to any of your workout plans - they will match any exercise and make it more challenging. Adding this exercise to your workout will help you quickly achieve your goals and make you feel you really trained. You will have a crystal conscience.