Burpees - An Exercise That Burns Calories
What is a burpee?
A burpee is a full body exercise designed to give the athlete who practices it a cardiovascular exercise and strength training simultaneously. It is a combination of squatting, bending and vertical jumping. This is often called "final exercise" because of how many muscles are used in the process.
Benefits of burpee
The main benefit of a burpee exercise routine is the ability to combine your aerobic and strength exercises into one exercise without the aid of any kind of equipment. As it is in part a cardio workout, it will help your heart, improve the body's oxygen flow and feel more energetic during the day.
Burpees are also an endurance exercise that causes continuous muscle contractions that improve muscle strength and endurance. Because of its combinations of movements, it is known as one of the best exercises to lose body fat and gain muscle in less time.
Burpees - an exercise that makes sweating
A typical burpee routine consists of as many repetitions as you can complete within 30 to 60 seconds. As you continue to develop strength and strength, the number of repetitions tends to increase over the same period of time.
If you like exercise and want a strong combination of cardio and strength training the burpees are a great exercise. Contact us and learn the benefits of each exercise so you can achieve your goals.
Text by Personal Trainers