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.
You've accepted the Tough Mudder challenge—now it's time to prepare. These 11 tips will get you to the starting line with the confidence you need to crush it.
At Tough Mudder, we specialize in helping people overcome obstacles—and we’ve repeatedly heard one that keeps some people from signing up for a Tough Mudder Half: “I’m not sure I can run 5 miles.” If the fear of the 5 mile run is what’s holding you back from committing to this challenge and crushing the course, we’re here to tell you: Yes, you CAN run 5 miles. Here’s how.
Okay, Mudders. You handle Kiss of Mud, Shawshanked, and Rope-a-Dope with grit. But what about Chaturanga, Warrior I, and Crow?
If you’re new here (welcome), here’s the deal: Mudder Nation loves obstacles (the first list). But yoga poses with poetic names (the second list) that require some serious flexibility? Well, that shit ‘ain’t easy for a bunch of mud-lovers.
You stop, look up, and there it is: Everest 2.0. There’s just one thought going through your mind: How do I get up this thing?
Add these 5 exercises into your workouts to develop major side abs and overall core strength.
How much love and kindness are you giving your knees while training for event day?
Tackle this four-move upper body strength circuit and you’ll be ready to move your body through space like only a Tough Mudder course demands.
Prepare for Kong Infinity, Tough Mudder’s ultimate climbing obstacle, with these five grip strength exercises.