It’s official: this weekend will be the last 100 burpee challenge of 2014!
You guys have really blown me away this year at how hard you’ve worked at these monthly challenges. Because really, doing 100 burpees in a row is hard. So hard, in fact, that most people think it’s impossible (I often get laughed at when I tell people about the challenge).
But you guys do it month after month, just like the rockstar athletes you are.
We’ve got one more challenge to go this year, and I know you guys are going to ROCK at it.
But first, to acknowledge all your hard work throughout the year, I wanted to look back at some of our past monthly challenges…
2014 100 burpee challenge awesomeness
In May, we had Erin, who crushed her previous month’s 100 burpees time by a whopping 4:29. Read all about Erin’s incredible progress here.
Then there was Carly, who went from 26:22 the previous month to 15:49. Absolutely amazing!
In July, Johanna took her previous month’s time down from 14:42 to 11:23. Awesome work, Johanna!
Then Bethany took her time down from 19:01 to 12:40. I love what she had to say about her progress:
To mix things up, we started doing a photo challenge instead.
So Sarah and Jeremiah sent in this totally epic post-burpee photo:
And finally, last month, firefighter Mark sent in this awesome post-burpee photo with his 2-year-old:
Fantastic work everyone!
Even if you weren’t mentioned here, know that you are AWESOME.
If you even attempted the 100 burpee challenge this year, you have serious badass status. Doing 100 burpees in a row isn’t easy for anyone, but you did it.
Be proud! I am.
The last 100 burpee challenge of 2014
For this month’s 100 burpee challenge, we’re going to change it up just a little once again.
I want to celebrate your guys’ progress throughout the entire year, so this month we’re going to look at your overall progress in 2014. So here are the rules this time around:
Step #1: Do the 100 burpee challenge. You have by the end of the weekend (December 7th) to complete the challenge.
Step #2: Immediately after you do the challenge, snap a photo (a video works too) of yourself post-challenge. Post it to either Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook along with your current time AND the amount you’ve improved from the first time you tried the challenge (make sure to tag #12minuteathlete so I can actually find your photos). You can email your photo to me at [email protected] (use the subject ‘100 burpee challenge photo’).
Step #3: I’ll look over all the photos and times and choose a winner. Then I’ll send a shirt of your choice to you (or whoever you want)!
Need a little motivation to do this month’s challenge? Read this.
And remember, CRUSH those burpees!