Blast from the Past : Burpee Variations


Over the past four years this site's amassed an enormous amount of content. To help you find the highlights, I'll be taking a wander through the archives each Sunday.

This week - Burpee Variations.



The burpee is the answer to many 'if you could only do one exercise...' lines of questioning - and with good reason. It's a beast of an exercise.

Of course, there are several variations on the humble burpee, including :


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