How to do a Burpee to improve your performance in CrossFit WODs.

Set up for a Burpee

  • Stand in an athletic position with shoulders over hips and hips over feet

Points of Performance for a Burpee

  • Drop down into the bottom of a push up with chest and thighs in contact with the ground
  • Spring back up, piking the hips into a partial squat
  • Jump up clapping the hands overhead to complete the rep
  • Hips and knees must be fully locked out and open at the top while feet leave the ground. Athlete’s entire body must be vertical in air

Tips and Tricks for a Burpee

  • Don’t fight the negative in the descent of the push-up and use the ground to “bounce” off of