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Joe Wicks The Body Coach

Joe Wicks Burpee Challenge

Students, Joe Wicks has set you a fun fitness challenge to help you raise money for BBC Children in Need this year!

Joe wants you to get sponsored by as many people as possible, to do as many burpees as you can in a minute!

Ask your friends and family to sponsor you for every burpee you complete – it doesn’t matter if it’s 10p or 50p per burpee – all the money you raise will make a massive difference.

If you do 20 burpees in a one minute, and have 10 people sponsoring you at 10p per burpee, that £20 raised!

Hear from Joe

What you need to do

Step 1

Watch the video from Joe and choose the level of your challenge

Watch the message from Joe where he demonstrates the challenge to you.

Remember, the challenge can be adapted and if you’re not keen on burpees, you can change the move to something more suited to your preference or ability! It doesn’t matter what the move is, as long as you’re challenging yourself.

Also remember, you don’t have to go for 90 seconds. If that’s too much of a stretch, you try 60 or 30 seconds instead!

Download our list of alternative moves if burpees aren’t your thing!

Coming soon.

Step 2

Set a time, date and place for your challenge

Choose when you’ll complete your challenge and who can be on hand to count your moves!

If a group of you are choosing to do the challenge, you could pick a date and time where you all take turns to complete the challenge and to support each other!

Step 3

Promote your plans and round up some sponsors

Once you’ve decided what you’re doing, let your friends and family know you’re raising money for BBC Children in Need, and ask them to sponsor you for every ‘move’ you complete in the allotted time.

Suggest a 20p donation per move, but remember every donation counts, no matter how big or small.

You can download our sponsorship form here, or you can set up a JustGiving page to collect your donations cashlessly.

Step 4

Get moving, raise money, have fun!

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