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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.

Like “eating right,” “working out right” is a phrase subject to a myriad of contradicting claims that blur the line between fact and opinion; universal truths and case-by-case exceptions —and rightfully so—like no two human bodies are identical, neither are the goals of two routines

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You'll need serious core and shoulder strength—and a hardcore ab workout—to make it across Spread Eagle, one of Tough Mudder's new 2019 obstacles.

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Running in cold weather requires a little know-how and advance planning to stay motivated, safe, and—dare I say it—excited. Here are four things to keep in mind if you’re preparing to hit the road or trail when the mercury drops.

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You’ll spend the majority of any Tough Mudder event on your feet. Therefore, it’s crucial to train your leg muscles; thighs, hips, glutes, hamstrings, and calves to be able to handle the demands of a Tough Mudder course. Between running and jumping during training, you’re bound to experience some soreness in your legs, specifically in your calves.

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This muscle-shredding 3-move upper body workout will help you build and maintain the upper body strength you need to crush Leap of Faith.

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5 moves, 20 minutes, AMRAP: This circuit workout will help you build and maintain the all-over strength you need to summit Mudderhorn.

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Think you’re ready for Tough Mudder’s new 2019 obstacles? Well, meet The Gauntlet: A long, mean, Mudder-crushing machine that you’ll find on every Tough Mudder Classic course this year. At over 100 feet, The Gauntlet is the longest obstacle in Tough Mudder history—and we looked deep into our past to come up with this crazy contraption.

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Are you tough enough to tackle Tough Mudder’s new 2019 obstacles? Well, meet Black Widow: An intricate series of 30-foot long tightropes suspended over water that’s enough to give anyone arachnophobia.

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Whether you're ready to take on Tough Mudder 5K, or you just want to get up, get out and move more training to run 5K can be an achievable goal for almost everyone. 

But if you've not run much before, or you've taken a break from exercise it can be hard to know how to train for a 5K run.

If you've already downloaded our Couch to 5k training plan, then congratulations - you've taken the first step but to make sure you get started and stick to it these handy tips will help you go from the couch to running 5K in just 6 weeks.

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Looking to boost your flexibility, stamina and muscle? Resistance band workouts are a great addition to your training regime.

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When it comes to winter training, there’s no such thing as a snow day for Mudders.

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Say the word 'burpees' and you can almost always expect a loud and woe-filled groan. Yes, they are exhausting and leave you in a sweaty, panting mess and yes, most people look slightly ridiculous doing them but unfortunately there are plenty of good reasons to be adding burpees to your workout.

 

5 Reasons Burpees Should be Part of Your Training

 

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It's that time of year again folks. When the cold weather and the pull of another box set on the sofa can wreak havock with our training.

But more than that, it's often the dark mornings AND dark evenings that put us off lacing up our trainers and heading out.

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Add these plyometric exercises to your workout to increase overall fitness and preparedness for the mud. 

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When it comes to scaling walls and running through mud, endurance is key. These 6 tips will boost your endurance (and none of them are "running"). 

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