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Carbohydrate Loading for Tough Mudder

Carbohydrate Loading for Tough Mudder Carbohydrate loading is a strategy used by athletes to maximize muscle glycogen storage before an event (glycogen is the energy our muscles use to contract). This is beneficial for TM because it’s moderate to high intensity lasting longer than 90 minutes. You should try and consume 7-12grams of carbohydrates per…

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Why should women do resistance training ?

Why should women do resistance training! The belief that women shouldn’t lift weights is slowly dying however I still hear it every week that they don’t want to do weights because they don’t want to ‘bulk up’ or like a man. If you are serious about getting healthy, lean and fit then lifting weights should…

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TOUGH MUDDER LAST WEEK TRAINING

Last week of training and time to taper. Monday – 8km Run Tuesday – Whole body resistance training Wednesday – 4km light run and good stretch Thursday – REST & Oil the machine Friday – REST & oil the machine Saturday – TM Let me know if you have any questions. ruan@www.fitetraining.com.au

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FRESH START NUTRITION for Tough Mudder

Super Nutritionist Eske Dost has very kindly put together nutrition tips to help everyone fuel the machine leading up to TM. Have a read guys! Tough Mudder nutrition & hydration tips

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Why should we follow a gluten free diet

Recent research has revealed many benefits of going on a gluten-free diet. Gluten is a storage protein found in many types of grains and is the major precipitating factor in symptoms such as celiac disease. Causing inflammation in the small intestine, which causes agonizing abdominal pain and diarrhea and it can also lead to osteoporosis…

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TOUGH MUDDER WEEK 10

Running 5km – Fast Paced Run 10km – Medium Paced Run 6 x 400m Sprints 1:1 Work:Rest Ratio (time how long it takes to sprint 400m then rest for exactly the same time) Post times up on FB Conditioning Circuit Complete 30 seconds of each exercise. Then Rest for as long as you need and…

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Why we should supplement with Magnesium

So I have been doing a little bit of reading on Magnesium as I heard that is helps with sleep. After reading a few recent articles from Charles Poliquin I found that there are several benefits to supplementing with Magnesium. 1. Sleep better and reduce insomnia through calming your nervous system. 2. Improve brain function…

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TOUGH MUDDER WEEK 8

Running 4km Run – As fast as possible 8km – Medium Paced Run (timed) 5 x 600m Sprints 1:1 Work:Rest Ratio (time how long it takes to sprint 600m then rest for exactly the same time) Post times up on FB Conditioning Circuit Complete 30 seconds of each exercise. Then Rest for as long as…

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TOUGH MUDDER WEEK 7

Running 3km Run – As fast as possible (timed) 5km Run – As fast as possible (timed) 8km – Medium Paced Run (timed) Post times up on FB Conditioning Circuit Complete 30 seconds of each exercise. Then Rest for as long as you need and repeat 6 times. Jumping Pull Ups (Jump pull yourself up…

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Training motivation? Check out this MMA Video!

If in need of a little inspiration before hitting the gym check out this video.

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