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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.

For better performance on course, and strength beyond your stride, consider introducing high-intensity workouts into your training regiment. Read on to find out why, plus TWO ass-kicking workouts to try.
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Mentally and spiritually, you feel great. Physically on the other hand, you might be feeling a little less than your best.
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Conquer the most mentally challenging obstacle on the course (Electroshock Therapy) with these 12 do's and don'ts straight from an expert who's seen every strategy out there - the finish line emcee.
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Let’s get one thing straight – you don’t need to run 10-12 miles in order to complete a Tough Mudder. What you do need is total body strength, a little conditioning, the support of your team, and Mudder Nation to cross the finish line.
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Wanna know the key to crushing obstacles like Funky Monkey 2.0 and King of the Swingers? Grip strength. Step up your game and increase yours with these 5 tips.
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Try these six traditional yoga poses to get your body ready for the course.
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Make sure you bring these 10 things with you and you’ll enjoy a hassle-free day full of mud and camaraderie.
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You better hope you paid attention in gym class because Balls to the Wall will put your rope climbing skills to the ultimate test.

To ensure you conquer all 3.5 meters of this obstacle, Couch T. Mud is here to dish out his top tips for traversing these towering timbers.

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Before running a big event like Tough Mudder, we look for ways to pump ourselves up. We might dust off our old Jock Jams album, look to mentors for words of wisdom or continuously loop the Rocky-Ivan Drago fight (spoiler alert - Rocky wins). But what if instead of looking outside of us, we started looking inside of us for confidence and self-assurance?

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So you’ve got a phobia or two. Congratulations, you’re human. 

Even though fears can be paralyzing, conquering them is within your power. Every Tough Mudder event, we see thousands of people accomplish things that mere hours ago they thought were impossible.

Having talked with countless Mudders who have overcome their fear of heights, closed spaces, failure and more, we’ve learned a thing or two about flipping fear the finger, and it’s about time we shared our findings. 

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He’s stretched you out on course. He’s taught you how to train for a Tough Mudder. He’s made you dizzy with his swiveling hips. Now, he has his own web series.

Introducing Coachified, Tough Mudder’s team-building, comfort zone-crushing original web series starring the one and only Coach T. Mud.

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While there will indeed be a World’s Toughest Mudder winner, being the first to cross the finish line is far from the only reward of the day. In fact, simply staying on the 5-mile military obstacle course circuit for the entire 24-hour race is reason enough to celebrate.

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While every Tough Mudder course has a “no whining” policy, this year, we have no choice but to be a little lax on this rule. The reason? Cry Baby-- Tough Mudder’s latest tearjerker of an obstacle that stirred up a media frenzy earlier this year.

An enclosed structure filled with a (safe) tear gas-like concoction brewed by our mad-minded course team, Cry Baby will have your eyes flowing with tears of, um, laughter--yeah, laughter.

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In training for a Tough Mudder, most people execute their extreme workouts in gyms. Others take a more hands-on approach—hitting the great outdoors and channeling their inner animal. One Mudder, however, takes animalistic training to a whole new level.

Meet 24-year-old safari park keeper and future Tough Mudder Scotland finisher Graeme Alexander, practitioner of quite possibly the world’s ‘wildest’ workout routine. So with whom and where does Graeme train? With Rhinos. At a safari park. In Scotland.

Yeah. We had some questions too.

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Two weeks ago, during the great northeast snowshow, we challenged Mudders to capture their outdoor workout and upload it using #SnowMudder. We promised the winner a flight, hotel stay and entry to Tough Mudder Whistler 2015. While we got hundreds of hilarious submissions from Mudders nationwide, one Mudder boldly stood out from the rest.

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