Why We Should Do More Burpees

Burpees are a popular and effective exercise for improving fitness and overall health. Here are some reasons why burpees are good for you:

  1. Full-Body Workout: Burpees are a compound exercise that works multiple muscle groups in your body, including your legs, glutes, core, chest, back, and arms. This means you can get a full-body workout in a short amount of time.
  2. Cardiovascular Health: Burpees are a high-intensity exercise that can get your heart rate up quickly, making it an excellent exercise for cardiovascular health.
  3. Increases Strength and Endurance: Regularly performing burpees can help increase your overall strength and endurance. As you progress, you can increase the number of reps or add weights to make the exercise more challenging.
  4. Burns Calories: Burpees are a high-intensity exercise that can burn a significant amount of calories in a short amount of time, making them an effective exercise for weight loss.
  5. Can be done Anywhere: Burpees require no equipment, so they can be done anywhere, making them a convenient and versatile exercise.

Overall, burpees are an excellent exercise for improving fitness, building strength and endurance, and burning calories. However, they can be challenging, so it’s essential to start slowly and progress gradually to avoid injury.

– Matt Kirkendall, Owner/Head Coach