The bamboo which bends is stronger than the oak which resists.
— Japanese Proverb
How much yoga are you incorporating into your training?
Most yoga studios welcome walk-ins for beginner classes.
If you are just looking for a solid series of stretches to do before and after workouts, check out these stretching routines on the blog. As a warm up, these are best when used in conjunction with a dynamic warm-up.
Why You Must Stretch
Warming Up – Pre Workout Stretching Routine
Cooling Down – Post Workout Stretching Routine
Explore your flexibility and reduce injuries. It’s better to bend than break.
Here’s a blog detailing the importance of flexibility in obstacle racing: Flexibility: A Core Component in Obstacle Racing.
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.