Ultimate Obstacle Race Training: Crush the World's Toughest Courses

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Ulysses Press, Nov 19, 2012 - Sports & Recreation - 144 pages
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NO GUTS, NO GLORY
Satisfy your hunger for adventure, quench that thirst for competition and prepare for the most fun you've ever had in the mud. Ultimate Obstacle Race Training introduces you to these exhilarating events with detailed descriptions of races for every level. Packed with easy-to-follow workouts and step-by-step instructions, this book will help you develop the speed and strength you'll need to crush any obstacle. Using breakthrough obstacle-specific exercises and training techniques, you'll be ready to dominate every course and celebrate as you cross the finish line.
- Leap over fiery logs through red-hot flames
- Crawl face-down under razor-sharp barbed wire
- Scramble 100 yards up a slick mud slope
- Scale a harrowing 25-foot cargo net
- Endure shocking cold in a frigid, full-body ice-bath
- Plummet out of control down a 50-foot water slide
- Swing high in the air across a maze of hanging bars

 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
6
THE HISTORY BEHIND OBMUD EVENTS
15
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
21
EVENTS
30
IT TAKES TWO
49
EVENTS FOR THE KIDS
58
PREPARE TO DOMINATE ALL OBSTACLES
69
MOVING YOUR
82
TRAINING GROUNDS
126
WARMUPS STRETCHES
142
PHOTO CREDITS
148
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Brett Stewart is a personal trainer and writer. He lives in Phoenix, AZ.

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