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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.

One of the first things I notice when an athlete walks into the gym is how they hold their shoulders. Shoulders play a huge role in our health and fitness and it is imperative to keep them flexible and strong. 

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Massy Arias is a CELSIUS brand partner and certified personal trainer who says running the Lake Tahoe Tough Mudder was one of the most mentally and physically challenging things she’s ever done. The weather ranged from hot to freezing as she climbed the mountain, and she’s happy she pushed herself to the finish line.

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It’s hot out there, and there’s nothing quite like a refreshing dip in the pool, the ocean, or even an alpine stream for lowering your core temperature. But what about getting really cool by taking an ice bath or spending a few minutes in a cryotherapy chamber? Some athletes are devoted to ice baths, touting enhanced muscle recovery and decreased soreness after hard efforts. Scientists, on the other hand, are a little more skeptical.

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Hey, Mudder Nation: Train tough. But also … train smart. Yes, you’ve got to push it hard to get ready for a Mudder, but "rest" is not a four-letter word. Training must include rest days and active rest days.

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Dirty-mouthed Mudders finish first. Really. Research proves, and experts laud, the benefits of a good ‘ole expletive. Don’t believe us? Here three ways swearing can help you get through event day.

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With four dastardly sections rolled into one 100" long obstacle The Whopper (The Gauntlet but more epic thanks to Burger King UK) poses quite the challenge.

So to help out Mudder Nation we've pulled together our top tips for overcoming each tricky little test so that you and your team can emerge victorious.

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This season we've been making you the master of your own destiny and giving you the chance to choose your challenge with Lucozade Sport Level Up Lanes.

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At the start of the 2019 season Mudders across the world were met with an updated Funky Monkey, there were ladders and ropes and funky new little round things that don't really have a name. It was new, it was exciting.

With that in mind, we've collated our top three tips for swinging across this much-loved obstacle with all of the style and grace of a cheeky monkey.

 

3 TOP TIPS FOR COMPLETING UPDATED FUNKY MONKEY 

 

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Consistently voted the must fun obstacle on course Mudders rejoiced when we announced the Block Ness Monster would be on all Classic and muddy 5K courses in 2019 thanks to SNICKERS®.

It means that this year more Mudders than ever are tackling the mythical beast with their team, so we've compiled our top tips for getting the whole gang through the spin cycle.

 

4 TOP TIPS FOR TACKLING BLOCK NESS MONSTER

 

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Gearing up for some serious miles this summer? You can’t outrun the heat—but you can stay comfortable with the right gear.

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Increase the flexibility and mobility of your hip muscles with these five easy exercises. Tight hips no more.

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We asked experts to share their best tips on how to relieve sore muscles. Try one (or all) of them—your aching everything will thank you.

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Blisters, rips and calluses are par for the course when weightlifting is part of your Tough Mudder training. Here's how to care for your hardworking hands.

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It’s one thing to know how to do a pull-up—it’s another thing to actually be able to do one. These 9 exercises can help get you above the bar.

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Soothe and stretch your tight hammies with these five simple hamstring exercises. 

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