The Burpee is a Great Badminton Training
Technique Which Helps to Build Explosive Power
and Strength in to the Legs.
This Helps You to Move Around Court Much
Faster and Easily Jump to Reach Any Shots Over Your
This page shows you exactly how to do a Burpee and
why it is such an effective exercise to include in your Badminton training
The video clip below shows you how to do 2
versions of this exercise. A beginners technique and an advanced option for anyone who trains
regularly and likes to jump smash whenever possible.
Here's the video
This exercise works the thighs, shoulders, backs of the arms,
calves, stomach and lower back muscles. It's also a real challenge on the heart and
Doing this regularly means that you'll
become faster around court, have more power to
jump and spring towards shots and also have more endurance so your opponents can't beat you as
easily by tiring you out and wearing you down.
I suggest you begin with the easier option
which is the first version shown above, where you squat thrust back and simply stand up. Do this
for a few weeks and then go on to the second option.
Begin with 3 sets of 10 repetitions done twice a week
and then build up to 3 sets of 25 repetitions by adding one extra repetition on each time you
important point to remember when doing this exercise is to keep your tummy muscles pull in
tightly and your bottom slightly up in the air as you jump forwards. This takes any pressure
off the lower back.
Try to complete each set of Burpees before stopping and
then rest for between 30 seconds and 2 minutes before doing your next
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