Don't Do Another Burpee Without Reading This First!

Maybe also just don't do another burpee period... You decide!

January 30, 2019

It’s #WeightRoomWednesday and today we’re going to talk about burpees. I know they don't actually involve weights, but they are done in weight rooms all across the country (usually poorly), so they're worth discussing here.

Actually I’m just going to share something the great Ben Bruno posted earlier. He knows his stuff and is an awesome trainer worth plugging into your IG feed. You may see him training anyone from Kate Upton to Klay Thompson.

I’m just going to leave this here.

A post shared by Ben Bruno (@benbrunotraining) on

You may also remember I showed another alternative to burpees once upon a time. Here’s the full blog where I type similar things to what Ben posted.

Here’s the demonstration video from that blog, where I say similar things to what Ben posted:

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