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Who invented the Burpee?


5 Davillians got out of bed to enjoy the beautiful morning.

This is what went down

COP – SSH, Merkins, DQ, Merkins, Arm Circles, Merkins

Burpee Ladder

Start at first light post and run to next, complete 2 burpees and plank for PAX. Run to next light, 4 burpees and plank for PAX. Continue counting by 2 up to 10 and then work way back to 2 at each light post. 50 burpees total.


Begin with 1 hand release Merkin, Bernie Sanders up hill to fence and complete 10 Helix Squats. Back down hill for 2 hand release Merkins. Repeat each until complete.


Partner up in groups of 2 and 3. Exercises: 100 Donkeys kicks against wall, 200 Merkins, 300 LBCs. One person per group running bus loop while others are completing exercise.

Back to flag

Numbers, names, announcements

Memorial Day Workout for Daville at Hanover Wayside Park @ 7am.

After our Burpee ladder conversation picked up about who/how was the Burpee created. Thoughts were that it was from football up/downs. According to google here is your answer.

The burpee was invented by the exercise physiologist Royal Burpee in the late 1930s while he was getting his Ph.D. at Columbia University. Burpee created his multipart move as physical fitness test.

I guess the Burpee has been around for a while.

Keep up the good work for the Merkin Challenge. This mornings total was 265 Merkins.

Great job this morning guys. It was pleasure to lead.


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