The Ultimate Guide to Obstacle Course Race Training – An infographic by the team at CustomFitnessConcepts.com
There is a growing trend for obstacle course racing and a quick search will often reveal a number of fund-raising events going on, that are designed to give you a personal challenge as well as raise some money for worthy causes.
Obstacle course racing is already a booming sport with an estimated $250 million of revenues per year, with events like Tough Mudder and Warrior Dash helping to raise its profile as well as the millions for charity too.
This infographic takes a look at what it takes to get involved in one of the many events being staged across the globe and how to prepare yourself for the challenge that lies ahead.
There is a Quick Gear Guide to help you choose the right clothing and footwear for the obstacle race, which is very important reading if you want to avoid being at a serious competitive disadvantage due to wearing clothes that are made of cotton and soak up the water or wish to avoid sustaining an injury because you have chosen the wrong type of footwear.
Preparation is everything and if you want to get the best out of your obstacle course racing, you need to build your stamina and do what you can to ensure you avoid sustaining an injury on the big day.
Obstacle course racing presents you with a series of unique challenges and you therefore need to train for an event that is not just about running and jumping but involves all types of movements in different plains.
Take note of what is in this ultimate guide and you will be increasing your chances of enjoying a safe and fun obstacle course race where you can give your best and see where it takes you.