How Many Ways to Burpee?

As we roll into the month of March, the Fitfluential 1000 Burpee challenge is complete!  Fitfluential teamed up with Under Armour to host a challenge for us all.  The challenge – complete 1000 burpees in the month of February.   I’ll be honest, it wasn’t easy; especially as I entered my marathon taper.  I had to really push myself to knock out the final 100.  If I would have planned better, I would have done more each day earlier in the month.  Check out my post to see how I did.

This was a great challenge.  I have incoporated more burpees into my classes and we’ve really been experimenting with new styles of burpees.  We added tuck jumps, rolls, traveling, and so much more.  Burpees are such a versatile exercise.  I would even dub them the super-exercise, like kale is the new super-food!  Check out this video by Fitfluential with a ton of great ideas:

Did you participate in the burpee challenge?  How did you do?

On another note, related to Fitfluential… I received notice this weekend that I have been accepted as a Fitfluential Ambassador!  Want to know more about Fitfluential and their ambassador program?  Here’s the info from their website:

FitFluential is a nationwide network of highly influential fitness enthusiasts sharing their journey both online and offline through multiple social media platforms. Founded in April of 2011 by Kelly Olexa, FitFluential was designed to connect health and wellness brands with their ideal target market through customized, long-term experiential and contextual marketing campaigns.

FitFluential is the perfect combination of fitness and influence.  We understand that fitness has many different definitions. It can mean walking, jogging or running. It can mean working out at the gym or to a fitness DVD at home. It can mean competing in bodybuilding and figure, or marathons and Triathalons. It can be Yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi, or Kickboxing, MMA and CrossFit. A fitness approach to food can be vegetarian, Paleo, Flexitarian, Pescetarian, High-Carb, Lo-Carb, Clean, High-Protein, Lo-Fat, Lo-Cal, Raw, or Vegan. It can mean any combination of the above and there is a new approach almost every week.  Influence is found in many places and can be cultivated, which is why our FitFluential Family is ever-evolving.

FitFluential Ambassadors are social media influencers who work with FitFluential’s brand partners. FitFluential’s goal is to successfully connect brands in the fitness space with influential fitness enthusiasts. An ideal match is one where the FitFluential Ambassador (and their audience) matches with the brand’s target market. Our Ambassadors have a strong presence on their social media channels, high quality content with a definitive voice and a passion for fitness-related topics.

Pretty cool right?!!?  I’m super excited to be a part of this group!

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