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 Post subject: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Sun Nov 24, 2013 9:53 pm 
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Anyone want to do this with me? If you start today it's only 32/day! Or 1000 on Xmas Eve, your choice! All modifications are fair game. Here's the FB group that inspired me.

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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Sun Nov 24, 2013 10:29 pm 
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I saw you on FB! I thought about it, then thought "nah."
Now I'm thinking about it again.


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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Sun Nov 24, 2013 10:37 pm 
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It's only 32 a day, Meggs!

You don't want to say no and then see how much fun* we're all having and have to do 300 a day to catch up!

*HA!

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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Sun Nov 24, 2013 11:40 pm 
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i'm in! need to get ripped ASAP.

i am thinking of going to back to school to be a paramedic - which means by this time next year i have to be able to haul 300 pounds upstairs or something equally unfathomable...


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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 5:22 am 
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sounds fun!
And it is a good way to warm up before going out to run outside in the cold I'm in :)


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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 11:13 am 
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Ahhh burpees after a run two days after getting back to the gym after a three week hiatus are hell. Absolute hell. Dear god.

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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 12:10 pm 
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Burpees are hell on earth.

I'm in.


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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 12:30 pm 
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I hate and dread burpees....
I'm in.

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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 1:51 pm 
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Yay! I've only got 935 to go! I've been alternating modified and full burpees and I hate them both!

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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 1:51 pm 
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Burpees are the work of the devil...
Have fun, you guys! :)

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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 7:34 pm 
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You spelled it totally wrong; however, at 10 burps a beer, I think I could achieve this if I really put my mind to it. ;-)


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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 8:39 pm 
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this sounds good. running is not working out in this weather and i need something to get my stress level under control. count me in! (not sure about the total, but i'd like to commit to doing some every day, at least.)

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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:55 am 
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20 before going to sleep and 20 today before going to work...
960 to go :)


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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 11:42 am 
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dammit, I worked late and forgot about this challenge and now I'm another day behind...


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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:52 am 
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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 8:11 am 
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I'm with you in spirit! Not sure I could realistically manage one at the moment. I'm actually looking forwards to when I can do them again, odd as it seems.


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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 9:06 am 
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I've never done a burpee. Maybe I should try out a couple before committing to a challenge.

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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 9:07 am 
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Moon wrote:
I've never done a burpee. Maybe I should try out a couple before committing to a challenge.

Me either and from watching a video of them on youtube, I am not sure I could even do 5, let alone 30 something! haha.

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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 9:26 am 
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110 today! Plus 100 squats (w/ leg lift) and 100 bridges. This was quite possibly the hardest workout of my life.

And you guys can do modified burpees like so:


I'm doing a mix--mostly modified but building up the number of full burpees.

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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 9:32 am 
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Ok, that I think I can do!

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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 10:06 am 
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I take it back, no way I'll get this done, not with re-habbing random injuries and my half in a week and a half. :(

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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 10:09 am 
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ah squat thrusts, that's what we used to call them in Judo. We used to do something between the beginner one and the advanced in that video (no push up basically). I used to be able to do loads, but then I was about 10 when I did Judo! haha

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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 9:20 pm 
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I'm in! I'm getting a late start, but hey ho. The burpees I learned (from RIPPED classes) have a plyo jumo at the end if anyone is interested in another variation.


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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Thu Nov 28, 2013 4:37 am 
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840 to go...

I also do the burpees with a jump at the end.


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 Post subject: Re: 1000 Burpee Holiday Challenge
PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 8:54 pm 
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693 to go!

How are others doing?

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