The Spartan Race: a test of endurance, strength, power, and overall grit. Training for these races takes a considerable amount of conditioning, and fortunately they’ve provided a number of amazing workouts to help elevate your performance in order to be in optimal shape for their races, or any other event for that matter. Beyond that, these training workouts are a great HIIT style workout for anyone looking to introduce a body weight training day into their routine. Give the Spartan 100 a shot – AROO!


THE SPARTAN 100

Talk doesn’t cook rice — Chinese Proverb

Run. Reps. Rest. Repeat. Don’t overthink a workout like this. There isn’t too much to say, either. Find the nearest field when you have a spare 30 minutes and get to work. Less talking and more training wins every time.

Warm-up

Main set

  • 100 yard run/sprint, 10 push-ups, 1 minute rest
  • 100 yard run/sprint, 10 lunges, 1 minute rest
  • 100 yard run/sprint, 10 pull-ups, 1 minute rest
  • 100 yard run/sprint, 10 burpees, 1 minute rest
  • 100 yard run/sprint, 10 squats, 1 minute rest
  • 100 yard run/sprint, 30 sit-ups, fully recover.

Repeat:
Sprint (Beginner) x 4-8
Super (Intermediate) x 9-15
Beast (Advanced) x 16+

Cool Down:

Stretch

 

Source: Spartan Race, Inc.

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