Dread burpees because they’re so tough? Try these burpee modifications to get your cardio and strength fix — without the hurt-factor.
After graduating from Hamilton College with a degree in Philosophy , Alex moved to NYC in June 2013 to pursue her love of journalism and multimedia. She is thrilled to be a member of the DailyBurn team! Her written work has appeared on The Huffington Post, The Daily Beast and Health.com. Alex has always been passionate about athletics, health and fitness and competed at the collegiate level in synchronized team skating, rowing and Ultimate Frisbee.
Articles by Alex Orlov
The popular Military Diet claims you can lose 10 pounds in three days…while eating ice cream and hot dogs. Is this trend legit — or looney-tunes crazy?
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Prepare yourself for ALL the feels! One selfless 11-year-old is pounding the pavement for 30 days straight this summer in honor of a very worthy cause.
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