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.
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).
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.
It’s the morning after Tough Mudder. Whether you’re a Mudderling or a mega-Mudder, you’re likely experiencing fatigue and muscle pain. It should be no surprise that taking on a dozen obstacle-riddled miles has left you with muscle, joint or even digestive inflammation. (Don’t tell us your stomach didn’t turn before Electroshock Therapy.)
Here’s an inside scoop of what’s happening in our gut and why probiotics are beneficial to our health.