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.
When it comes to winter training, there’s no such thing as a snow day for Mudders. While the justifications to NOT hit the gym are plentiful in the thick of winter, now is the time to start training if you expect to crush the course in 2016.
Don’t let your workouts flatline - get inspired, and beat winter workout boredom, with these tips that’ll get you off of the couch and back into training mode.
Every obstacle on a Tough Mudder course tests your physical strength, but if there’s one that pushes the boundaries of your mental grit to the max, it’s Arctic Enema. This is one beast that no amount of preparation, physical or mental, will leave you feeling prepared for, but there are a few things to keep in mind the next time you take the mind-numbing plunge into sub 40 degree waters.
Don’t freak out, it expends your natural body heat.
Stay calm. Think. And just keep moving forward.