Tutorial Tuesday: Burpee

The burpee may be one of the most disliked exercises out there, but you cannot deny its effectiveness. It's an incredibly efficient and functional movement that can be done anywhere with no equipment. In addition to building strength, performing many reps in succession will improve endurance and mental toughness. In fact, the US Military adopted the burpee as a way to assess the fitness level of recruits during WWII.

Here are some tips on improving your burpee speed. While there are many burpee variations, we feel that these are best when going for time and conditioning. If you're looking for a quick, full-body workout, try doing 100 as fast as possible.