You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.
— Edwin Louis Cole
How much swimming are you incorporating into your training?
Whether you want to actively recover from your normal routine, or introduce yourself to the full-body workout that swimming can be, consider looking for a pool when at a gym or workout facility.
Regardless of your motives, during a Spartan Race you might find a deep appreciation for your experience in the water.
Here is an article on Pool Swimming 101 to make the process of utilizing a new and foreign workout venue less of a mystery. Elite swimmer, Erica Smith, explains all the basics to looking like a pro while swimming laps.
WOD Intensity Scores
*1 = least intense, 5 = most intense
Why Spartan Race WOD?
Because you are committed. Because you are hungry not to just show up and get through a Spartan Race, but you 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.