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How do I train for warrior race?

How do I train for warrior race?

In classic David Letterman fashion, here are the top 10 ways to train for Warrior Dash:

  1. Run a lot – endurance is always king.
  2. Train on trails!
  3. Run hills – a lot of hills.
  4. Make sure you’ve done some fast workouts.
  5. Be athletic.
  6. Get strong.
  7. Safety first!
  8. Start at the front.

How do you train for an obstacle race?

An Example Obstacle Race Workout

  1. Run 400-800 meters at about 5k race pace.
  2. Perform 10-20 bodyweight squats + 10-20 push-ups.
  3. Run 400-800 meters at 5k pace.
  4. Perform 10-20 walking lunges + 1-minute plank.
  5. Run 400-800 meters at 5k pace.
  6. Perform 2-8 pull-ups + 1-minute side plank (both sides)
  7. Run 400-800 meters at 5k pace.

How much do professional obstacle course runners make?

Even Brit Jonathon Albon — who made more than $82,000 as an obstacle-course racing (OCR) professional in 2016, including a $50,000 one-day payout on the top World’s Toughest Mudder team — is getting a part-time job “to give my week some structure and help my Norwegian learning,” he told GrindTV.

Which obstacle race is the hardest?

The Hardest Races in the World

  1. World’s Toughest Mudder. Fitness level: Elite.
  2. Tough Guy. Fitness level: Advanced.
  3. Spartan Death Race. Fitness level: Elite.
  4. Antarctic Ice Marathon. Fitness level: Elite.
  5. Badwater Ultra Marathon. Fitness level: Elite.
  6. Run for Your Lives.
  7. Columbia Muddy Buddy.
  8. Race Across America.

How do I train for a 5K terrain race?

You can start by running 5 to 10 x 1 minute at 5K effort—not pace—with a 2-minute recovery after each 1 minute hard. You can progress each week by increasing the time you run at 5K effort by completing two to five x 2 minutes the second week, two to five x 3 minutes the third week, and so forth.

How do you increase grip strength?

Best Bodyweight Exercises to Improve Grip Strength

  1. Pull-Ups. Pulling your body up to a parallel bar requires serious strength and solid grip.
  2. Dead Hang. Dead hangs are a great way to build grip strength.
  3. Press-Ups (fingers only)
  4. Reverse Press-Up.

Can you make money doing Spartan races?

Few endurance sports offer anyone a shot to make $1 million for 3 races. But Spartan has raised the stakes by offering the Spartan $1 Million Trifecta. Any Spartan in 2018 who takes 1st place in all three Spartan World Championships in the Elite category will take home $1 million USD.

Do Spartan racers make money?

Spartan gives the top elite male and female finishers at its world championship a $15,000 cash prize. McIntyre, the professional obstacle racer, wouldn’t say exactly how much he makes annually nabbing podiums. But he says rockstars who compete throughout the year can rake in six figures.

What is the easiest obstacle race?

The easiest obstacle course race is the 5k Foam Fest. This course is great for families and is filled with foam and inflatables. Some other easy obstacle course races are the Terrain Race and Epic series. These races are great for beginners or anyone wanting to try out an obstacle course race for the first time.

How long is the Warrior Dash?

5 km
Warrior Dash was a 5 km mud run put on by Red Frog Events, an event company based in Chicago, Illinois.

How do I train for OCR?

Here’s a sample OCR running workout you can do outdoors.

  1. Run five to ten minutes.
  2. 10 burpees.
  3. Run five to ten minutes.
  4. 20 push-ups (beginners can do knee push-ups or tricep dips off the floor)
  5. Run five to ten minutes.
  6. 20 bodyweight squats.
  7. Run five to ten minutes.
  8. 20 sit-ups.

How long does it take to train for a mud run?

If you’ve already tried a mud run and you’re in good shape, you need four solid weeks of training. If you’ve never run a race, train for 90 days. A beginner should train three days a week, each labeled A, B, and C.

What is the difference between the warrior race categories?

Each category of the Warrior Race differs in distance, amount of obstacles and difficulty in obstacles. Rookie is all about fun and camaraderie. It is the shortest distance with the easiest obstacles.

Who is the South African obstacle course racing community for?

The South African Obstacle Course Racing community has grown at an intense rate over the last couple of years, not only in numbers, but also in competitiveness. Saturday is the SA OCR Championships or for everyone from serious athletes to weekend Warriors.Sunday is for everyone, from serious athletes to weekend Warriors.

Is there an OCR Championship in South Africa?

The South African Obstacle Course Racing community has grown at an intense rate over the last couple of years, not only in numbers, but also in competitiveness. The timing is right to host a South African OCR Championship. There will be two divisions, Pro and Age Group