Wednesday Workout: Burpee Burnout

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

It's as bad as it sounds, I was actually cursing Melissa out during this one (out loud, I know) but really no other exercise works the body as hard as burpees- I've even heard these urban legends of women who had to QUIT EXERCISING before their wedding because they were just too burpee-buff for their strapless wedding gown. Clearly since I max out after this 19 minute workout, I may end up with half of that problem which is awesome.

This 19 minute workout is killer but feels so good at the end! How do you feel about burpees??

I found this solid how-to burpee visual from which is totally necessary since when I am burpeeing I'm like this is too hard, there is no way I'm doing this right. Nope. It's right, it just really really sucks. 

Sidenote: am I burning more calories since I'm crying while burpeeing?

P.S. I'm linking up with an awesome blog I've been following for challenges and lots of motivation! Shoutout to FemmeFatalFitClub for creating a positive and inspiring fitness community! Go check her out!

Femme Fitale Fit Club


  1. I'm teaching my last group class tonight until January 6th and tonight we are doing squat thrust but I might do the burpee with a push-up, we will see. That 19 minute workout looks scary LOL but I might give it a try and thanks for linking up to WOW.

  2. OMG! Burpees REALLY? 19 minutes? OUCH! I am trying to get my mind right around that. More power to YOU though and one day I will be like you. I get mad when my trainer makes me do it short term. Good for you and thanks for participating in this week's WOW Party! Wooo hooo!

    1. No worries it isn't 19 minutes of straight burpees! I could NEVER!

  3. Wow, cool post. I'd like to write like this too - taking time and real hard work to make a great article... but I put things off too much and never seem to get started. Thanks though. Burnout


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