Beach Body Weight Burpee

Beginner Level of Difficulty

The beach body weight burpee is a beginner level exercise that targets all of the major muscle groups. This is a great compound exercise that is suitable for all fitness levels.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


Picture of Quadriceps

Quadriceps

The quadriceps (quads) are a group of four muscles on the front of the thigh. They allow your knee to straighten and provide stability when standing. Your quads are the most important muscle group for maintaining the ability to stand and to walk independently.

Picture of Shoulders

Shoulders

The shoulder is the most movable joint in the body. However, it is an unstable joint because of the range of motion allowed. This instability increases the likelihood of joint injury, often leading to a degenerative process in which tissues break down and no longer function well.

Exercise Instructions


beach body weight burpee - step 1

Step 1

Start with your feet shoulder width apart and your hands by your side.

beach body weight burpee - step 2

Step 2

Place your hands down in front of you and jump back into a push-up position. Make sure to keep your back flat and your hips tucked when in the push-up position.

beach body weight burpee - step 3

Step 3

Jump back with both feet at the same time and stand back up to the starting position.