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.
As you approach the angry beast, you can hear it clicking its 1,000 yellow tongues at you, just waiting for you to run right into its gaping mouth. Others go ahead before you and for a split second you think it will all be okay - hey, look, that guy’s making it through fine. But then he goes down, then another and yet another. You can feel the sweat on your brow as you realize, holy sh*t it’s your turn. You’re about to dash through 10,000 volts of electricity and you have no cover.
How much cardio should I be doing in my training? How much running is too much running? Why should I ever do slow runs when fast, hard ones will make me faster?
Unless you’ve been taught the ropes of proper training, these are questions that most people ask themselves at some point along the road of preparing their bodies for an event. What follows is a breakdown of the things you should know to be best prepared for your race, and avoid injury or over-tiredness.
Mobility and flexibility are the key to consistently pushing yourself toward new fitness goals. Whether you just ran World’s Toughest Mudder or finished a killer workout, watch the below COACHIFIED episode to learn more on how 3 simple tools will help you stay injury-free pre and post-event.