The full-body exercise might just be the king of fat-busting workouts, and there are tons of variations that can keep you stuck in a continuous, ground-pounding loop.
That doesn’t mean that they’re necessarily the best exercise for everyone, though. Burpees consist of multiple movements (hip-hinge, plank, pushup, squat, and jump) that can take some time to master properly. If you have issues with any of the individual parts or in stringing them all together, you’re not going to get the fat-torching benefits you’re looking to find.
You’re not out of luck if you can’t master the move, or if you just can’t stand the up-and-down monotony that comes with sets upon sets of burpees. Here are 16 tried and true workout moves that are proven fat burners.