What's the record for number of burpees in an hour?
This Brazilian MMA fighter set the Guinness World Record on his 35th birthday
(SOUNDBITE) (English) 35-YEAR-OLD BRAZILIAN MMA FIGHTER, CASSIANO RODRIGUES LAUREANO, SAYING:"Oh I'm so happy. I'm very, very happy. It's been, what, a month already almost that, that I was waiting for it. And, and I just done training and my phone like, beep, and I just look at it, huh, yes, finally!"
Laureano took on the challenge to raise money for his niece
who was born last year with a severe heart disease
In nine months of training Laureano completed over 25,000 burpees
He said injury prevented him from setting an even higher record
Courtesy: CASSIANO RODRIGUES LAUREAN
"I will do 1,000 definitely, definitely 1,000. It's not hard. But that day I was I just unfortunately got injured."
"I'm tired. It didn't go as smoothly as I thought it would go. I am in so much pain now from my leg cause I got hurt. But I'm very very happy with the accomplishment and in being able to help my niece, so that's the most important thing."