Ben Greenfield, a coach, speaker, and New York Times Bestselling author, has teamed up with top Spartan athlete Hunter McIntyre to launch the “Obstacle Dominator” training program – a downloadable training plan for obstacle racing that includes workout programs for all distances and abilities, diets and recipes, how-to guides for creating and completing obstacles, and insider interviews with the top athletes in the sport of obstacle racing.
From Spartan races to Tough Mudder, Dirty Dash, Tough Guy, Mud Run, Warrior Dash, obstacle racing is a rapidly growing sport in which a competitor, traveling on foot, must overcome various physical challenges that are in the form of obstacles. Obstacles include climbing over walls, carrying heavy objects, traversing bodies of water, crawling under barbed wire, and jumping through fire. Races vary in both distance and challenge level, combining trail running, road running, and cross country running.
“Obstacle racing an amazing experience that is taking the world by storm,” says Greenfield, “but it’s also a brutal sport that can cause injuries, burnout, or just a very unpleasant day unless you prepare with the right kind of training, workouts, recovery, pacing, gear, and nutrition. Whether people are wanting to dominate their next obstacle race, or just learn the sport of obstacle racing, Hunter and I teach you everything you need to know in an easy and fun format.”
In the Obstacle Dominator package, Hunter and Ben reveal all their tips for optimizing the obstacle training and racing experience, covering everything from increasing endurance, strength, speed and dexterity, dealing with common injuries, eating before, during and after workouts and races, the best workouts for obstacle racing, making your own obstacles and much more.