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.
While it’s common for Tough Mudder participants to fundraise for and donate money to charity throughout their Mudder journey, 33-year-old Ben Chan from New York City has taken role of donor to a whole new level, exemplifying what it means to be a Mudder.
Sharing the same hometown as Ben, we recently caught up with him to hear his inspiring “scars to stars” story.
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.
The wait is over. Tough Mudder's brand-spanking-new original web series, Coachified, is here. In episode one, watch Coach T. Mud tackle Tough Mudder Tahoe with his party brigade.
In case you’re new to the party, every Monday after a Tough Mudder event weekend is an official Wear Your Headband to Work Day, aka Headband Monday.
Like these Mudders did, keep the adrenaline-pumping positive energy flowing by rocking your orange in the place you make that green. Then take a photo and upload it to Tough Mudder's Facebook page using #HeadbandMonday for a chance to be featured on our blog.
New for 2015, King of the Swingers requires explosive leg strength, hand-eye coordination and an extending reach.
If you’re gonna earn your crown on this bell ringer, add these three exercises to your summer regimen.
They say you shouldn’t mess with perfection, but we couldn’t help but update our signature obstacle, Everest, for 2015.
Twenty percent higher with a tough-to-grip rounded top, you’re gonna need these Coach T. Mud-approved training tips to surmount Everest 2.0.
Just like we did last week, this week, we’ll choose one motivating Mudder to receive two Tough Mudder entries at 50% off.
To be considered for this week’s prize, “Show Us Why You Mudder” by uploading your inspiring Mudder story and a photo of yourself to our Facebook page using #CelebrateMudders.
One of 2015’s most team-oriented obstacles, Beached Whale is an immovable mass that stays true to its namesake.
Just because it’s immovable doesn’t mean it’s unsurmountable, however. Incorporate these training exercises into your pre-Tough Mudder regimen to navigate Beached Whale.
If you thought the first version of Funky Monkey was funky, what 'til you see our bar-raising 2015 update.
To best prep you for the new, tricked-out version of our classic favorite, Coach T. Mud is here to share three FM 2.0-centric exercises with you.
We’ve got some new tricks up our sleeves this Mudder season, and Skidmarked is one of our latest Obstacle Innovation Lab creations.
A new-for-2015 obstacle that requires tricep strength and lower body explosiveness, you won’t get run over at Skidmarked if you adhere to these three Coach T. Mud-approved exercises.
After months of consulting and planning with the hip-swiveling Coach Theodore Mudhoney, we’re ready to launch our official Tough Mudder 2015 Obstacle Training series.
Featuring think-outside-the-gym training videos highlighting how to best prep for each of our world-class obstacles, our series is full of freakishly fun, Mudder-ready training tips for newbies and Mudder legends alike.
So loosen up those hips, press play and get ready to be Coachified.
It happens every year. As spring heats up, so does your desire to have rip-roaring abs, or at least something of their semblance. But since you don’t have a gym membership or any free time with your “busy schedule,” you’ll just have to accept the baby bump o’ beer for one more summer season, right?
May 2, 2015 marks the five year anniversary of Tough Mudder’s very first event at Bear Creek ski resort in Pennsylvania. Needless to say, it’s been a wild, memorable, epic half-decade ride.
Watch how far we’ve come in a few short years, and then get caught up on your Tough Mudder history by visiting our Tough Mudder 5 Year Anniversary Page.