Maniac Monday Workout: HIIT It!

Typically, I’ll incorporate at least one day a week of High-Intensity Interval Training (H.I.I.T.) into my mud run training schedule. HIIT workouts focus mostly on speed and sprint bursts and will really boost your overall performance and provide an efficient way to burn fat. During a HITT workout, you’ll generally burn up to 9 times more [...]

Winding Down The last two weeks, I really tapered down my mud run training due to participating in the Dec. 10 GORUCK Challenge in Washington, D.C. and the World’s Toughest Mudder event this past weekend in Englishtown, NJ. While I completed the GORUCK Challenge in its entirety, I missed my goal of lasting 24-hours at [...]

A great way to get yourself in-shape for your next mud run in half the time is to incorporate interval training  into your mud run training schedule, such as the Tabata method. A typical Tabata set consists of a 20-second interval of high-intensity activity or sprints followed by 10-seconds of low or no activity. The [...]

Need a mud run training change? Tired of bear crawls, burpees and pull-ups? Looking for a fresh way to hit your sprints away from the treadmill? In today’s Maniac Monday Mud Run Training Workout, we’re going to shake things up a bit by borrowing some drills from a few different sports, all of which you [...]

Mud Run Training Log: 11-21-11

26DAYS UNTIL WORLD’S TOUGHEST MUDDER Breakfast: Scrambled eggs with cheddar Side fresh strawberries OJ Coffee with milk Lunch Boneless Pork Chop cooked in butter H2O Dinner Primal Shrimp Stir-Fry with tons of veggies and one egg over-easy (delish!) PBR DESSERT Full-fat Greek yogurt with banana & blueberries and tsp honey MUD RUN TRAINING WORKOUT Tabata Intervals: [...]

Mud Run Training Log: 11-18-11

29 DAYS UNTIL WORLD’S TOUGHEST MUDDER BREAKFAST: Cage free scrambled eggs with tomato and cheddar Side bacon OJ Coffee with cream Lunch Miso Soup Small coffee Natural Brownie DINNER Pan roasted Pork Chops with herb and garlic rub Sautéed brussels sprouts Salad PBR DESSERT Coffee with organic milk MUD RUN TRAINING WORKOUT Tabata Intervals 15 [...]