Being a Mudder℠ is all about taking on the obstacles in your life and the enormous sense of accomplishment that you feel when you overcome them.
We interviewed several top Tough Mudder athletes about their favorite foods for training and racing. You might be surprised to find that these foods are already in your kitchen.
Tough Mudder athletes know a thing or two about how to #RaiseTheSteaks during training. For starters: You can’t crush the Toughest Event on the Planet with an empty tank. Your body is the vehicle that will take you across the finish line, so fuel it with body-boosting goodness. We asked 11 badass Mudder athletes to share the protein-packed snacks that get them through tough workouts and, of course, Tough Mudder events.
Eating a healthy diet is a recipe for success as an athlete. But here's the deal: I also have a sweet tooth. And I believe that there’s nothing wrong with finding a balance between healthy eating and allowing the occasional treat for the hard work I put in to training.
When you’re deep into Tough Mudder training, you need to fuel your machine with healthy meals and snacks—but we’re guessing you don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen after spending hours in the gym. The good news: There are plenty of easy, nutritious snacks you can prepare using just three (or fewer) ingredients.
These No Bake Birthday Cake Protein Bars, from blogger Alena Luciani, are packed with protein, healthy fats, and fiber and will help keep you feeling satisfied throughout the day.
Here are four good reasons to take a pre-workout drink (and no, we’re not talking beer) plus the ingredients to look for.
We don't have to tell you that oats are good for you—chock full of carbohydrates, fiber and protein, they'll fill you up and fuel you through a Tough Mudder. Carbs may get a bad rap in some circles, but they're key to your Tough Mudder performance because your body relies on them for energy during exercise, especially while performing strength moves (hello, obstacles).
Summer salads don't have to be wimpy. Proof: This fresh, filling, Hi-Protein Thai Almond Chicken Summer Salad from FitMenCook's Kevin Curry.