You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.
— Edwin Louis Cole
How much swimming are you incorporating into your training? Maybe it’s time to step outside of your comfort zone and try something new?
Whether you want to actively recover from your normal routine, or introduce yourself to the full-body workout that swimming can be, consider looking for a pool when at a gym or workout facility.
Regardless, of your motives, during a Spartan Race you might find a deep appreciation for your experience in the water.
Here is an article on Pool Swimming 101 to make the process of utilizing a new and foreign workout venue less of a mystery. Elite swimmer, Erica Smith, explains all the basics to looking like a pro while swimming laps.
WOD Intensity Scores
*1 = least intense, 5 = most intense
Why Spartan Race WOD?
Because they are committed. Because they are hungry not to just show up and get through a Spartan Race, but they are hungry to show up and dominate the clock with a peak performance. Spartan Race is here to help you achieve your fitness goals.
As always, take the WOD as a general outline to best meet your current fitness and goals. We can’t dial into every Spartan’s workout schedule. Use these suggested WOD’s as a starting point to develop your own Spartan training regiment.
Please, always consult a medical professional before beginning or performing any of these workouts.