Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Most burpees in one hour: world record set by Kate Beeley (VIDEO)
BRISBANE, Australia -- Forty-year-old Kate Beeleycompleted 1321 burpees in 60 minutes, beating the Guinness world record by a massive 42 repetitions and setting the new world record for the Most burpees in one hour (female), according to the World Record Academy .
Photo: Forty-year-old Kate Beeley, owner and founder of MissFit PT, did 1321 burpees in an hour to break the previous Guinness world record of 1272. ( enlarge photo )
The Guinness World Records world record for the most burpees in one hour (female) is 1,272 and was achieved by Eva Clarke (Australia) at Dubai Autodrome, in Dubai, UAE, on 9 January 2015.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the most burpees in one hour; it is 1,840 by Paddy Doyle (UK) at the Bull´s Head, Polesworth, Birmingham, UK on 4 February 1994.
Forty-year-old Kate Beeley, owner and founder of MissFit PT , did 1321 burpees in an hour to break the previous Guinness world record of 1272, The Birsbane Times reports.
A burpee is a full-body exercise that involves a person starting in a standing position, squatting to the ground, completing a push-up, returning to the squat before jumping up as high as possible and repeating the process.
Ms Beeley described the experience on a personal level as "a crazy exercise that I was after".
Ms Beeley said she might try to break the one-minute record of 37 burpees.
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