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A Few Important Things:
Week One Tough Mudder Training Template
Week Two Tough Mudder Training Template
Week Three Tough Mudder Training Template
And if you need to register for your TM.
Remember my notes, calories burned, and time spent for each day refer to the Option One workouts (plus that day’s run). I list Option Two as a (completely acceptable) alternative, but I used Option One when I was training with this plan. Reminder: Option 1 workouts are all Cathe Friedrich (plus the run that day, where applicable), and the Option 2 workouts are from various Beachbody programs.
I recommend that you get a membership to Cathe on Demand OR Beachbody on Demand while you’re training using my template (if you want to follow my exact workouts). You can always cancel after your Tough Mudder (but you may not want to).
These articles will help you decide which membership is right for you:
TIP–Please don’t print these out and never come back and visit my online weekly templates. I provide a ton of Tough Mudder tips and obstacle information online (not included in the printouts) that will help you get completely prepared to conquer your Tough Mudder.
*Take note-Insanity Max:30 is now part of a regular membership to Beachbody on Demand. You won’t need to upgrade to the premium content to access those workouts.
Try to find at least one tall person (6 feet or more) and at least one really strong person. Don’t invite people who you know will not train. They are slackers and you will want to leave them behind on the day of the race.
Don’t ask Whiners/Complainers/Excusers (Shut up. It’s a word now). Ask the girl that wears t-shirts that say things like, If You Have Time For Facebook You Have Time For Exercise, and Giving Up Is Not An Option. You want her on your team.
My back was killing me today. Stupid treadmill with built-in incline. I spent several minutes today stretching. Tomorrow will be a hard workout.
We talked about selecting your team members yesterday. You don’t have to have a big team to run the TM.
My husband and I were a team. But we wished we had brought a few more people with us that we could rely on to help with a few of the obstacles.
*Holy calf workout, Batman!
I had some gastrointestinal discomfort today during my workout. Shut up. It happens. I didn’t need a diaper but I thought about it. Just keeping it real, people. What? I can talk street. You’re very judgy.
Reminder-In your Cathe On Demand membership, the main Cathe Friedrich workouts can be found alphabetically under the ‘My Videos’ tab (sometimes listed by series name). The Cathe Friedrich premix workouts are found under the ‘Workout Blender’ tab. (Unless you’re using the app. In the app, click on the main workout, then click the ‘Premix’ tab to find those routines.)
Reminder-Every single Beachbody workout can be found in a basic Beachbody on Demand subscription.
I’ve already mentioned this workout* once (Week 3, day 5). It’s hard as hell. I was near syncope** at least once. (Look it up. Don’t be lazy.)
*As always, I often run and walk. I hate running. If no one is chasing you it makes no sense. But this is one reason why I sign up for these things. It challenges me to do things I wouldn’t normally do. That’s the theme for why you’re doing this whole Tough Mudder race anyway, right?
I recommend you check out my Tough Mudder FAQ’s at some point before you buy anything.
My right hip flexor was hurting a lot today. Just saying. That’s new for me. I’m more familiar with feet, back, and knee pain.
Also, I bought a new heart rate monitor. It’s a Polar FT7 (I was using the FT4). They are slightly different. I’m not providing you a comparison chart. Google it. Don’t be lazy.
There are three 30-minute workouts on HiiT Training*. This is one of them.
Yes, people. Only 30 minutes. I will hunt you down and neck-slap you if you tell me you don’t have time for this. I actually drove home and did this workout in between my daughter’s softball games.
“Life is complicated. Fitness doesn’t have to be.”
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