The burpee, also known as the squat thrust, is a full body exercise used in strength training and as an aerobic exercise.

Muscle group: Combined


1. Begin in a standing position.

2. Drop into a squat position with your hands on the ground. (count 1)

3. Kick your feet back, while keeping your arms extended. (count 2)

4. Immediately return your feet to the squat position. (count 3)

5. Stand up from the squat position

6. Jump up as high as you can at the end of the movement and before beginning the next Burpee.

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