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burpee

(ˈbɜːpiː)
n
1. (Gymnastics) a squat thrust that starts and ends in a standing position
2. (Clothing & Fashion) US a piece of absorbent material placed on the shoulder while burping a baby
[C20: sense 1 from Burpee test, a measure of endurance and coordination devised by R.H. Burpee, US psychologist]
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Based on 2015 sales, Burpee predicts a 'back to the future' trend for 2016 with renewed interest in 'old timey' vegetables such as sweet corn, summer squash, and eggplant, as well as renewed respect for classic annuals like marigolds and zinnias.
BURPEE BEGIN in a standing position with your feet shoulder width apart.
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Standing: Unnamed, Rockefeller Group; Unnamed; Karen Fiorentino, Carnegie Hill Enterprises; Amy Burpee Cordone, Tishman; Crystal DeNunzio, Theodore Williams; Shalini Mohan, URS Corp.
The burpee is one of the hardest exercises BMF members do as it combines a press-up with a jump and most members struggle to do 10, let alone 1,000.
FITNESS FEAT: Vince Brereton (centre) after setting a new burpee record with Paddy Doyle (right)
25 million votes have been cast, the route is set, and 23 of the country's largest cities await a visit from the Burpee Home Gardens([R]) "Grow Anywhere Tour" truck.
the standing long jump [cm], 4x10 m shuttle run [s], skipping with clapping of hands--8 s [number of claps], sit-ups--30 s [number of sit-ups], medicine ball (2 kg) forward throw [cm], medicine ball (2 kg) backward throw [cm], bent arm hang on bar [s], downward bend from standing position [cm], sit and reach [cm], and the Burpee test--1 and 3 min.
The burpee is a killer exercise and gets you very tired, very quickly, or in other words - gives you a lot of bang for your buck.
As a health advocate for America, the Obama proved she is exceptionally fit, with great posture and strength in each push-up and burpee.