Back in the day, height was the first option for sports like basketball, volleyball, football, soccer, etc. Fast forward to today, a lot of people have started to prove that aside from natural height, there are other ways to compete. But how do the ‘vertically challenged’ (I’m only 5′ 7″) go toe to toe with… Read More
From an exercise perspective, it is Burpees Day for me. The Burpee is a great full body exercise used in strength training and as an aerobic exercise. It was created by Dr Royal Huddleston Burpee as part of his PhD thesis when he adapted the Front Leaning Reach (FLR) – think start position of a… Read More
EMOM is an acronym meaning: Every Minute On the Minute It is an intense form of interval training that has a a number of benefits. How it works is that at the start of every minute you perform a specific exercise with the intention of completing it within that minute. So, for example, you might… Read More
Burpees and Energy Expenditure The amount of energy expended (or calories burned per minute) varies according to: Your weight: The amount of calories burned by your body does not depend on your weight alone, since a higher bodyweight requires (relatively) more energy expenditure to move. Intensity of physical activity/exercise. Your metabolism. Your level of physical… Read More
My favourite exercise, the Burpee with a jump, is a deceivingly simple in nature to perform exercise yet hideously difficult to complete large numbers in a single sitting!
The Burpee is a classic, though frequently detested, exercise that is great for building strength and aerobic capacity; or just making you feel tired! Find out about the Burpee under the main page heading of ‘Exercises’.