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How long should you train for a Tough Mudder?

How long should you train for a Tough Mudder?

If you want to be well prepared for Tough Mudder, you need 8-16 weeks of training if you work out 3-4 times a week. If your focus is just on surviving Tough Mudder, then you can take it a bit easier.

What kind of training is needed for Tough Mudder?

Tough Mudder offers free training plans online. For the non-competitive distances, they’re four days a week of bodyweight or dumbbell exercises—think push-ups, burpees, squats, and lunges—with three days of running, working up to an hour.

How fit do you have to be to do Tough Mudder?

You still have a long way ahead of you. Ideally, you have at least 12 weeks to prepare with 3-4 workouts per week. You can run 6-miles at a medium pace and you’re physically somewhat fit. You can do at least 40 push-ups (women on the knees) and at least 5 pull-ups with good technique (women with a little help).

Do you need to train for Tough Mudder 5K?

The answer to that question is yes by the way. It is possible to complete Tough Mudder without training (though maybe not Europe’s Toughest Mudder…), however it’s going to hurt and it’s going to be hard.

What is the age limit for Tough Mudder?

Tough Mudder Challenges are open to people aged 16 and over. We are working to extend the age group that can participate and also working on a kids version to roll out in the near future.

How hard is the Tough Mudder?

OK, fine, Tough Mudder isn’t that hard. It is a moderate-distance run peppered with stuff to jump over and climb through. More than 3 million people have taken part in Tough Mudder events; the number wouldn’t be so high if it were as difficult as everyone makes out.

Do you need gloves for Tough Mudder?

1. Gloves protect your hands from injuries and offer at least a little bit of comfort! Tough Mudder is not only about running. These kind of small injuries can be prevented by wearing gloves.

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