Mitchell Adams is one of CrossFit’s elite athletes who boasts accolades of being UK’s fittest twice and a 5x CrossFit Games regional athlete. And due to the current health crisis, he has decided to help the best… by doing 10,000 burpees is less than 24 hours in order to support the National Health Service in the UK.
The attempt will take place on Sunday, May 3 and his goal is to raise one pound per burpee completed or £10,000.
Below is the first installment of videos that Adams posted on Instagram which explains the movement standards for the burpees. He provided the following information in the post…
“✅Chest and hips to the ground.
✅Jump both feet in together.
✅ Jump off the floor with both feet leaving the ground at the same time.
✅Hips and knees must both meet full extension whilst in the air during the jump.
✅ Both hands must finish above the head at the top of each rep.
I want to achieve this challenge with integrity so it is important to me to adhere to a consistent standard for all 10,000 reps.”
This is a clip from one of his training sessions just a few days ago with a part of the caption that read…
“2,500 BURPEES – 3 Hours, 37 Minutes & 10 Seconds“
You can see the full breakdown in the below post.
Here’s episode 2 where he broke down the technique for being able to efficiently and successfully complete the 10,000 burpees.
“For 10,000 burpees I am going to need every shred of efficiency“
Check out the video below to see his explanation of how he’ll optimize his technique.
You can see Adams most recent posted session below where he did a brutal endurance routine.
“Massive endurance session today. .
13.5 Mile run
30 Mile cycle
14 Mile row
*Broken up into 5 even rounds with a 2 minute rest between each part*
Total time : 5 Hours 28 minutes.”
See below for more details…
It’s definitely not going to be easy, knocking out 10,000 burpees but apparently, Adams hopes to do so in less than 16 hours. This means he’d have to do just over 10 reps per minute. He’s definitely on a mission to help support a good cause in the NHS and we wish him all the best of luck and success for the big day.
You can support Mitchell Adams’ 10-burpee fundraiser here.