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100 burpee challenge anyone?

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Wobblystraddle Sun 07-Jun-15 21:27:06

I did it today for the first time. Took me 10:10. My technique was spectacularly shit needs a little work, but there was a point where I thought I wouldn't manage it, so I'm pleasantly surprised smile

Anyone else doing this?

Wobblystraddle Sun 07-Jun-15 21:28:25

Sorry, wrong place to post it! Getting it moved...

DawnMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 08-Jun-15 09:26:44

Hi, we're moving this over to our Exercise topic now. And giving it a little bump. smile

ApologiseForAnotherDay Mon 08-Jun-15 13:25:51

Sorry to be dense, what's the idea, time yourself how long it takes for 100 burpees?

Wobblystraddle Mon 08-Jun-15 19:38:23

Thanks Dawn.

Yes, exactly that. It's difficult! It's, i suppose, a way if measuring your fitness over time. I've just found a 30-day burpee challenge, ending with 100, so I might do that and see how I get on. My heart was certainly racing after ten minutes.

yumyumpoppycat Tue 09-Jun-15 09:21:07

Well done wobbly, when burpees come up on e'cise dvds I inwardly do a little groan. Must be quite an efficient 10 min work out though in terms of it includes cardio, strength, endurance and cals burned?

ThursdayLast Tue 09-Jun-15 13:14:04

I don't think I could do 100 burpees.

10 sets me all aquiver blush

DressMeHeadToFootInTommy Tue 09-Jun-15 13:15:43

Wow, I bet the last 90 are killers! well done! I might try and do fifty later.

GobblersKnob Tue 09-Jun-15 13:18:28

I could probably do it in 10:10 if they were hours and minutes, or possibly days and hours.

I am quite fit, but so shit at burpees, they kill me.

ThursdayLast Tue 09-Jun-15 13:30:00

If i had to do burpees for 10 days Gobblers I would lose the will to live. Swiftly grin

Wobblystraddle Tue 09-Jun-15 19:00:19

The first ten were definitely easiest! I had long pauses between sets of ten.

Though looking at techniques online, the pressup part was definitely lacking in mine. I'll be up to 15 mins next time, probably sad

yumyumpoppycat Wed 10-Jun-15 11:03:34

Stop that wobbly - you are made of stronger stuff than all of us by the sound of it!! I didn't even realise there was a pushup element confused

Usernamegone Tue 16-Jun-15 23:41:59

I always thought a burpee with a press up was called a bastard! If you do the press up you are extra nails shock

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