What a year 2015

What a year it has been in 2015 ! I sat here working out the successes of the year 2015. I just thought to myself, What a year it has been! This year has been fantastic and I would like to thank you for being a part of it! This year has seen personal training, Read more about What a year 2015[…]

Reminder!

REMINDER! The Pen Y Fan Hike for charity takes place on September the 5th! This is a reminder! We need more people just like YOU to sign up and walk with us to show support. We are looking to raise funds for charities while having fun, climbing South Wales biggest mountain and improving our fitness Read more about Reminder![…]

Tough Mudder Everest Guide

Today we talk about how to conquer the Tough Mudder obstacle Everest!

For those of you unsure what this is… imagine a quarter pipe that skate boarders use, a high one. Soaked in water…. Your job is to run up there!

First of all … picture this, you have run 12 miles, you are soaking, muddy, tired, almost crying inside, yet you look in front of you and there is this tall beastly obstacle, lots of people looking straight at you, expecting you to run and beat the obstacle.. Yep this is what happens.

You run, step by step it gets closer, your feet get quicker, you start sprinting and at some point you leap into the air hoping you will get over the obstacle! In reality you jumped too soon, fell on your face and rolled down… well this is at least what happened to me the first time I tried!

So how can you improve your chances of beating the Tough Mudder Everest?!

I will tell you here….  […]

Your guide to conquering the Monkey Bars!

Your guide to conquering the Monkey Bars!

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One of the popular obstacles in many mud runs is the good old monkey bar. Some have inclines and declines in them, others just go straight6a00d8341c52fb53ef016768523545970b-640wi across, today we discuss how to train to hang like a chimp from the bar!
First of all lets just familiarise ourselves with the Monkey bars or even the hang tough obstacles.
The Tough Mudder version usually starts with an incline before you decline to finish. They also have Hang Tough, similar to the Gladiators TV series. Spartan throw in the extra long course usually.Tough-Mudder-AZ-2012-Sat-Gudko-1741436640-O
For complete beginners to novices alike I have a few hints and tips to help you incorporate into your training plan, to ensure that you can show off on the day in style!

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