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Hands-Elevated Burpee 101 Video Tutorial

Gym Main Variation Core Exercise

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Hands-Elevated Burpee
Hands-Elevated Burpee

Exercise Synopsis

Target Muscle Group

Abs

Secondary Targets

Execution

Compound

Force Type

Core

Required Equipment

Body Weight

Fitness Level

Intermediate

Variations

None

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00:00:00:00

Overview

The handselevated burpee is an exercise that targets the abdominal muscles, particularly the rectus abdominis or six-pack muscles. It is a of the traditional burpee, which is a full-body exercise that involves jumping in the air with your legs spread out and then bringing them back in while simultaneously doing a pushup. The handselevated burpee is similar to the traditional burpee, but instead of placing your hands on the floor, you place them on an elevated surface, such as a bench or chair. This makes the exercise more challenging, as it requires you to use more of your abdominal muscles to stabilize your body, To do a handselevated burpee, start by standing with your feet shoulder-width apart and your hands on an elevated surface in front of you. Bend over and place your chest on the surface, then kick your legs back so that you are in a pushup position. Lower your body until your chest is an inch or two above the surface, then push yourself back up to the starting position. As you come up, jump your feet forward so that you are in a standing position with your hands still on the surface. Repeat this for the desired number of repetitions, The handselevated burpee is a great exercise for targeting the abdominal muscles. It is also a challenging exercise that can help you improve your overall fitness.

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