Burpees are an excellent, total-body movement that just happen to be A WHOLE LOT OF FUN (#bonus).
And because they recruit such a large number of muscles, you’ll find they’re also a big calorie burner and one hell of a cardio workout.
Burpees are not for everyone — you really need to make sure your form is decent, otherwise you’re risking injury. But once you’re over the awkwardness of the movement (and the general hatred of the pain) you’ll come around to my way of thinking.
This little workout is simple – five burpee variations, two rounds, ten minutes. But I guarantee you they’ll be some of the harder minutes of your life, in the best possible way.