Thursday, February 23, 2012

Hacking the Burpee

Yep -- it's that time of year. The CrossFit Games Open has started, and we're all doing a bazillion burpees this week, right? 

When I saw that the first workout is a 7-minute AMRAP of burpees, I flashed back to the 100-burpee workout from last September. It was painful. To streamline my burpees and minimize the pain, I'm going to need some help.

Thankfully, the amazing Carl Paoli of GymnasticsWOD and San Francisco CrossFit has shot an entire series on proper burpee technique -- along with a summary of tips for getting the most out of this year's first Open workout:

Good stuff, right?

Go get 'em.

[Source: OldSkoolBoarder]