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Old 06-03-2013, 20:23   #1
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burpees

My "body weight" routine is progressing nicely. I can now do 4 sets of 20 burpees without feeling like I will fekkin' die.

Those are followed by:

4 sets of 25 "step onto weight lifting bench"

4 sets of 10 "v handle pullups"

4 sets 15/20 pushups: flat, incline, decline

4 sets 20/25 air squats
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Old 06-04-2013, 21:23   #2
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I need to make myself do burpees, but i have just always hated them so much, lol.
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Old 06-05-2013, 06:36   #3
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I love burpees! I always jump really high, it makes the burpee more intense. (2 foot in air instead of just jump off)
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Old 06-05-2013, 07:12   #4
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I think that burpees have made a huge impact on my fitness and weight loss. I combine a plyometric pushup in my burpees. Now I'm feeling a slight pain occasionally in my left shoulder and have to lay off them for a while before I cause some damage. I'm getting at that age where I have to be a little more careful to prevent injuries.
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Old 06-05-2013, 07:42   #5
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I think that burpees have made a huge impact on my fitness and weight loss. I combine a plyometric pushup in my burpees. Now I'm feeling a slight pain occasionally in my left shoulder and have to lay off them for a while before I cause some damage. I'm getting at that age where I have to be a little more careful to prevent injuries.

Maybe you want to make sure you did the right form of push ups. Keep your elbows close to your body.
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Old 06-05-2013, 19:04   #6
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A post!!!!!!

Way to GM. Keep up the hard work. How's our health?
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Never had the good fortune of Burpees cuisine. Some how, a fast food joint with the name "Burp" right up front turns me away. Not sure why.
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Old 06-06-2013, 05:52   #8
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Good work Green Man.

Thats a lot of volume.
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A post!!!!!!

Way to GM. Keep up the hard work. How's our health?
Still alive. Follow up appointments in October.
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Still alive..
that's good news. Keep on livin.
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Old 06-07-2013, 12:17   #11
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My "body weight" routine is progressing nicely. I can now do 4 sets of 20 burpees without feeling like I will fekkin' die.

Those are followed by:

4 sets of 25 "step onto weight lifting bench"

4 sets of 10 "v handle pullups"

4 sets 15/20 pushups: flat, incline, decline

4 sets 20/25 air squats
Someone help me out - what is a burpee?
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http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/rossboxing2.htm
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Sorry, double tap.
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