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.
At Tough Mudder we're all about epic obstacles, but whether you're partying at Tough Mudder 5K or tackling World's Toughest Mudder a certain degree of running is also necessary to earn that all important headband.
In celebration of Global Running Day we asked our brand new Official UK Trainer (and London Marathon runner) Born to put together his top five tips for better running.
In 2018 legionnaire obstacle Kong has moved onto the course allowing all participants to take on the monsterous rings. And for legionnaires? Your fellow Mudders designed Kong Infinity, an upgraded version of the already challenging obstacle.
For both versions of this much-loved obstacle you're going to need arm strength, enter the Lucozade Sport Made to Move ambassadors and two simple workouts to help increase your arm strength in preparation for Tough Mudder.
How to Build Arm Strength for Tough Mudder
Mud Mile 2.0 is always going to be a Mudder favourite. With its steep peaks and deep, mud-filled troughs it's the best opportunity to get really, really filthy on course.
But it isn't just fun and games, you'll need the helping hands of other Mudders to move through the sticky, slippery mud and a little bit of pre-event training wouldn't hurt either.
Okay, Mudders. You handle Kiss of Mud, Shawshanked, and Rope-a-Dope with grit. But what about Chaturanga, Warrior I, and Crow?
If you’re new here (welcome), here’s the deal: Mudder Nation loves obstacles (the first list). But yoga poses with poetic names (the second list) that require some serious flexibility? Well, that shit ‘ain’t easy for a bunch of mud-lovers.
How much love and kindness are you giving your knees while training for event day?
Hero Walls is a classic Tough Mudder obstacle that demands both teamwork and physical strength, it might be simple but it definitely isn't easy.
Thanks to the #MadetoMove ambassadors and Lucozade Sport you won't be worried though, in fact you'll be sticking around and helping countless other Mudders up and over.