trainer tip: how to burpee



trainer tip | how to burpee
Was that a groan we just heard? In an effort to transform our relationship with burpees from fearful to fun, we asked one of our favourite trainers and Logan Circle ambassador, Errick McAdams, to break down the drill for us. We’ll know we’ve mastered it when we have a smile as big as Errick’s when we’re done.

Alright friends, drop and give us 20!

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Thinking about burpees make me want to hurl… but they really are awesome… for you. Tough to have the motivation to do them on your own. Easier when someone tells you to or makes you do them! It’s always nice to feel them the next day too. :) http://extendyoga.com

Comment by Arlet — July 23, 2012 @ 1:13 pm


The Logan Circle store was the store I went to when I lived in DC! What was the song yall used in that video?

Comment by Jamie — July 23, 2012 @ 2:33 pm


buck furpees.

:D

Comment by nikiverse — July 24, 2012 @ 4:31 am


what song is this? shazam didn’t find it….need it for my work out!! ;)

Comment by sarah — July 24, 2012 @ 4:31 am


A great modification to help keep stress off the knees in to return to with your feet hand width apart allowing the torso to remain in the proper position.

Comment by William Lockley — July 24, 2012 @ 5:00 am


Love Burpees! Always use them in the classes I teach. I also really love 8 count body builders for the same reason.

Comment by Jennifer — July 24, 2012 @ 6:26 am


Okay. Now try them by landing your feet in between your hands rather than a foot behind them. Harder, huh?

Comment by Gwen Wittenbaum — July 24, 2012 @ 6:31 am


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Comment by James — July 24, 2012 @ 7:07 am


Can you guys get Tim McMorris to makenthismsongmavailable on iTunes? Love it…

Comment by Joanna — July 24, 2012 @ 8:22 am


I don’t think I’d even be able to do one! New goal for the week (I mean year), do ONE burpee!

Comment by Amanda — July 24, 2012 @ 8:33 am


Hey guys! The song is called Give Our Dreams Their Wings To Fly by Tim McMorris – Right now it looks like its only available for purchase for commercial use – you can check it out here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2plKHH84Tw&list=PL8A59B27D1048559E&index=7&feature=plcp

I feel like if we all tweet @timmcmorris and ask for it maybe he’ll put it on iTunes? Let’s unite!

Comment by Allessia — July 24, 2012 @ 10:05 am


The song is “Give Our Dreams The Wings to Fly” by Tim McMorris, you can find it at this url: http://timmcmorris.com/2011/09/20/give-our-dreams-their-wings-to-fly-lyrics/ . Hope this helped!

Comment by Stephanie — July 24, 2012 @ 1:26 pm


love it!

Comment by Kiko — July 24, 2012 @ 10:40 pm


Burpees are awesome and use them all the time in my classes. We try to land on our heels when we jump our feet back in to take the stress of your body weight off your knees.

Comment by Priscilla — July 25, 2012 @ 9:03 am


He needs to get his heels on the ground to really be squatting. Live below parallel.

Comment by Katie — July 26, 2012 @ 6:44 pm


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