burpee

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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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Tabata sprints - running hard for 20 seconds followed by 10 seconds of rest - and burpees, or squat thrusts, with pushups are examples of interval exercises that can be performed at home, said Josh Jarrett, chief exercise officer of Quantify Fitness of Nashville.
Burpees: Burpees are one of those exexercises that everybody loves to hate, but they offer so many benefits.
I scored the three-point shot in the tiebreaker, so to speak, by being the fastest to do 50 burpees at 1 minute 50 sec while Mexico and California did theirs around 2 minutes 20 seconds,' said Jimi Arthur Binoya.
15, were a wall climb, ice dive, stair climb, bear crawl, memorization test and--to commemorate the 102nd anniversary of DSS-102 burpees. Thirty teams of four members each participated, including teams from Embassy Skopje, Embassy Pristina, Peace Corps and the Macedonian government.
I like burpees which work your entire body--you jump, you drop into a push-up position, you pull your feet back in, and jump again.
I like burpees which work your entire body --you jump, you drop into a push-up position, you pull your feet back in, and jump again.
The day-long competition showcased the most challenging scaled and Rx'd (or "as prescribed") exercises, from burpees, pistol squats, and pull-ups, to the more exciting team pushups, rope climbing and deadlifts, to name a few.
And it's not even because it's hard, I exercise regularly and 100 burpees (alright!
I do certain exercises, like burpees, for just a minute, which doesn't sound like along time but it works.
The fundraising event involves participants taking part in either a 1,000m row, a 500m cycle or doing 50 burpees.
Inspired by his father-in-law's struggle against cancer, Michael Aliotti next month will attempt to beat the world record for burpees in an effort to raise money for cancer patients.
Columbus, OH, June 18, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Participants in Burpees for a Cause will obtain pledges for the number of burpees they think they can do in either two minutes or five minutes.