Train How to Use Yoga to Train for Tough Mudder Author: Tough Mudder April 1, 2019 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter If running for miles isn’t your thing and lifting weights just doesn’t appeal there are plenty of other ways to get fit and strong in preparation for Tough Mudder. Don’t believe us? Try out the simple Lucozade Sport yoga workouts below and see how they improve your strength and flexibility – both key to taking on our most challenging obstacles. How Yoga Can Help You Train for Tough Mudder Yoga can be beneficial for lots of reasons and many people practice because it helps them relax, find focus, feel centred and connect them with their breathing, but it isn’t just for unwinding. Yoga workouts can target every muscle in the body, it improves circulation and can lengthen and strengthen your muscles. It’s also easily tailored to the individual, you can take it at your own pace or make it or more difficult and rigorous depending on your needs. Plus most of the basic yoga poses (see below) can be done without any equipment and in the comfort of your living room. Try out the detox flows below and see how they impact your training. THE WORKOUTS The Video The Poses Mountain pose Chair pose Revolved chair pose Low lunge Revolved lunge Warrior 2 Side angle pose Reverse warrior Triangle Half moon Revolved triangle Vinyasa through to opposite side Repeating x2 each side The Video The Poses Mountain Pose – hands raised Forward Fold Gazing Pose Plank Chaturanga Upward Facing Dog Downward Facing Dog Gazing Pose Forward Fold Mountain Pose Remember Mudders, while it is good to push yourself and see progress make sure you stop any exercise if you feel uncomfortable or in pain. Looking for more workouts? Our training page is packed full of obstacle course training guides and workout videos. If you haven’t booked your 2020 Tough Mudder ticket yet, what are you waiting for?