If you are reading this article you are probably still in the challenge. Well done. I mean it. It’s going start being a big part of your day. Every day! You cannot afford to fall more than a day behind. I remember once falling three days behind towards the end and had to do 250 to catch up. Not fun at all.
But now you are going to have to work at the variety. It’s important to get strong at these as well as fast if you are going for a sub 5 minute time. For some of us just finishing 100 burpees will be enough, and it usually is.
Now is a good time to play with ladders. Did you know that 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 and 10 add up to 55? So that’s day 55 sorted. Or try 5 every minute for 10 minutes or spin it for 10 burpees every minute for 5 minutes. Very potent. Make some days an easy day. Spread them out over the day. Make them part of a gentle warm up and cool down etc. Try combinations. A set of 10 burpees, then 10 burpee box jumps then burpee pull-ups, burpee tuck jumps and brutal burpees. What are brutal burpees? A burpee with two press ups followed by a tuck jump. You are only limited by your imagination.
But you need to take care of yourself. Wrist and shoulder pain can be common. Use a foam mat for your hands slow the decent down and reduce the impact.
After day 60 I will give you some tips on how to increase your speed and capacity to help day 100 feel like a breeze.