Share this entry

Share this page

burpee

Saltos de línea: bur¦pee
Pronunciación: /ˈbəːpiː
 
/

Definición de burpee en inglés:

sustantivo

A physical exercise consisting of a squat thrust made from and ending in a standing position.
Example sentences
  • When doing pushups or squatthrusts or burpees, try to push the ends of your fingers into the floor, as if trying to get a grip on a basketball.
  • In an hour, Bryant and her postnatal clients do jumping jacks, running, burpees, sit-ups and anything else to bounce back.
  • Level surfaces for pushups, burpees and crunches are also abundant.

Origen

1930s: named after Royal H. Burpee, American psychologist. The original usage was Burpee test, in which a series of burpees are executed in rapid succession, designed to measure agility and coordination.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día jaunt
Pronunciación: dʒɔːnt
noun
a short excursion or journey made for pleasure