Burpee (advanced)


Bearing: Weight
Impact: High



Stand upright with arms to sides.


Bend over and squat down. Place hands on floor, slightly wider than shoulder-width. While holding upper body in place, buck hips ups slightly by extending knees and hips, then immediately kick legs back. Land on forefeet with body in straight, plank position.

Perform push-up by lowering body to floor by bending arms to sides. Push body back up by extending arms while maintaining straight body position.

Keeping upper body in place buck hip up and rapidly pull legs forward under body returning feet in original position. Jump upward and land to original standing posture or repeat.


Intensity can be increased by executing exercise faster, jumping higher, or executing clap pushup immediately before standard pushup.

Phases include:

  1. Jump
  2. Bend-over Squat
  3. First Hip Buck
  4. Kick Back to Plank
  5. Push-up
  6. Second Hip Buck
  7. Leg Pull Under

After bending over and squatting down, hips are bucked up through Extension of Hips, Knees, and Ankles. During kickback to plank, Knees, Hips and Spine extend. However knees passive extends through eccentric contraction of knee flexors. In push-up or plank position, spine is statically flexed and knees are statically extended. Second hip buck occurs by rapid hip flexion. Legs are pulled in under body by flexion of Spine, Hips, and Knees.

Also see standard Burpee.

Force (Articulation)



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