After about a year of completely slacking off on Workouts and generally not eating that great, I've been convinced to register for a Tough Mudder Competition. www.toughmudder.com
The Event is not until October, so I have some time to prepare, but not a lot. That being said, I need to put together a nice workout/training plan that will help prepare me for the competition.
For those that don't know, Tough Mudder is a 10-12 mile Race with Obstacles every 1/2 mile. The Obstacles vary from carrying awkward items, crawling through the mud, electric shock, climbing over a wall, or just about anything else they can think of. The event is designed by British special forces to mimic their training (obviously they train harder and longer than just 12 miles, but this is an event for the public, not military training).
I need to lower my BF% quite a bit (As stated, the last year has not been good for working out)
I don't really like to run that much, but will have to.
I've only got 9 months
It will be after a Spring and Summer Softball season, so even without specifically training, I will be in better shape, but still need a lot of work to complete this competition.
With a goal in mind, I should be able to stay motivated to run.
I'm doing this with a lot of my friends, so I'll have support
The Goal is to complete the event, not win. (None of us have any delusions about winning)
I must be able to train at home and without the use of a Gym, but I have a decent amount of equipment and can build any special items necessary.
Any suggestions on how the best way to do this is? Beside the obvious, HARD WORK. I think I need to focus more on Power and endurance than pure strength.
Possibly something that would revolve around
Cleans/Power Cleans (for the explosive power)
Farmers Carry/Walk (For Grip strength/endurance)
High Rep Pressing