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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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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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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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Prior to a Tough Mudder, Mudders are faced with a plethora of mind-boggling gear dilemmas. Glasses or contacts? T-shirt and shorts or compression gear? The Pippi Longstocking leggings or the ass-less chaps? 

Everyone’s preferences are different, and we respect that. However, there are three things in particular that you better not so much as dream about bringing to our course on event day, and it’s about time we remind you of them.

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Being the sports and movie buffs that you and your team are, you were probably already acquainted with our favorite unknown underdog teams. You’ve also probably seen the inspirational sports classics like Miracle, Hoosiers and Rocky.

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Everyone loves an underdog story. Some, if not most, of histories most memorable sports moments involve nail-biting David vs. Goliath matchups with everything on the line. Throughout the years, however, countless amazing, storybook-like team achievements have seeped through the cracks of sports history.

Here are four of our favorites:

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Our redefined 2015 Tough Mudder course requires more camaraderie than ever before, and you need to look no further than some of our brand-spanking-new obstacles to see that. 

To ensure that your team is ready for the challenge ahead, let’s run down some 2015 obstacles that will put team chemistry to the ultimate test.

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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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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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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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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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