These 3 Exercises Will Help You Get Over Augustus Gloop 2.0

By EROCK | January 29, 2019


Tough Mudder’s new 2019 obstacles have been revealed—and now there's just one question: Do you have what it takes to tackle them?

Let's take a look at the new and improvedAugustus Gloop 2.0: a claustrophobia-inducing climb through high-pressure jets of water that you’ll find on every Tough Mudder Classic course this year.

You’ll need grip strength—not to mention the ability to put any fear of heights aside—to conquer this updated obstacle.

Check out the video below, featuring Coach and our Chief Obstacle Tester, Jimmy, for a little taste of what you’ll be facing:


Intimidated? Don’t be. We’ve created a three-exercise, 21-15-9 workout (which you can do at home, in the gym, or at a Tough Mudder Bootcamp) that’ll help you develop the strength you need to scale Augustus Gloop 2.0.

3-Move Workout


Pull Ups


(Note: Do rope lowers or ring rows if you want scaling options)

Box Jumps

Push Up with Shoulder Tap


MORE: The 3-Move Workout That Will Help You Take the Leap of Faith

Ready to take on Augustus Gloop 2.0? Sign up for a Tough Mudder Classic event today.