Most burpees in one hour: world record set by Kate Beeley (VIDEO)
BRISBANE, Australia -- Forty-year-old Kate Beeley completed 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.