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Biking is Exciting Obstacle Race Training

There are so many professions that are available and people have a wide range to choose from. Not everyone is into white collar jobs since some people want something more than the usual. Obstacle course races have become a popular sport that has got the attention of many people. Besides being a sport and a source of fun, there are those who get into obstacle races as a profession. For those who are seeking to get in as professionals, you need expert obstacle course training which we offer to the highest level. We have all sorts of packages and programs that will fit your needs and deliver the pleasure that you are seeking. For those who wish to become professionals in cycling, we have the idea package for you. We have an inclination towards the BMX bike racing and we will help and guide you through the process of making a living through cycling. Before we big the training we will encourage you to join the BMX racers association.  You will be able to be entered in several obstacle races and you will be updated on upcoming events as well.

Our professional trainers in obstacle race course training will help you understand the different types of bikes with their unique features. You will also be informed which bike is best for a particular race. Obstacle race training for us is more than a job we have a passion for it and we will impact you with the necessary skills and knowledge to become the best rider and win most of the races that you take part in. Once you are well informed, you will be able to make an informed decision on the kind of bike that is suitable for you bearing in mind several factors and what you intend to achieve. Once you acquire your bike, we will advise you on the safety gear that you need to purchase as well. We are aware that obstacle races can be dangerous and that is why we do not take anything to chance when we offer obstacle race training.

When you enrol for our obstacle race course training, we will first of all gauge your skill level in order to set the right program for you. We will assign you  instructors that  will not only  teach  you  how to  ride a bike but will equip you with the necessary  skills you  will need to be  the winner in any  obstacle races that  you  participate in.  We will make sure that we train you and make sure that you are physically fit before we allow you to attend any contests. We will start with simple workout exercises and keep progressing as you become better and as your skills develop. Most BMX contest and obstacle races are similar and the challenges are similar in most cases. There are events that are organised for fun while there are those that are specifically for racing to win. We will take you through all the types of obstacle course races so that we ensure you register for the correct race. It is important to start with simple races and as you progress with our training you can engage in more challenging obstacle races.


Obstacle Races: The Healthiest Form Of Races

The weekend has arrived and your social calendar is as empty as a tin can now what you ask? Well there are plenty of things to do but hopefully your best friend, family member or a spontaneous decision has prompted the idea to register for the upcoming obstacle races within your area. You are not prepared for anything that this experience has to offer but deep down you know you are up to the challenge. Hopefully you are able to seek and find your old hiking boots or outdoor sneakers built for the course ahead and so you call it an early night and try to get some shut eye so you are well rested for the next day.

You wake up with such exhilaration and though you still feel a bit sleepy from lack of sleep that haunted you with endless anxiety, you are ready.  You were lucky enough to research the internet and found some obstacle races offered within your area and after a quick shower and a hearty breakfast you are on the way. Your mind is inundated with exciting thoughts racing through your mind, and though you think you have a clue of what to expect your mind is ahead of its time but you have no clue but remain to expect the unexpected. Upon arrival, there is a sea of cars parked filled with people who had the same idea as you. Once you are registered for your event, everything suddenly dawns on you. This is your first race but you have already signed up for subsequent obstacle races.

After a quick registration and after receiving your racing shirt with your number displayed across it is time to summon the warrior within you. It is time to tear through this race and finish what you started. A glimpse of victory briefly shines through with laser vision of winning this and future obstacle races. A smile invites itself on your face and now you are ready after sizing up your competition from both sides and bringing yourself back to the present moment to focus on the start signal. After a quick motivational pep talk, you are ready to conquer your first and not your last list of obstacle races.

This is it the moment that was created by a single thought the previous night and now you are standing amongst other daredevils who share the same thrill seeking mentality of running through obstacle races. The signal sounds and the obstacle races are well on their way. Your heart skips beats as you jump through your first set of hurdles, then another, climb up what seems to be a never-ending wall, run, crawl through muddy ditches and anything and everything else that may come your way. You are invisible and no one can touch you as you soar and conquer through the challenges of the obstacle races. Once you try to catch your breath at the finish line, you realize this was a great idea.

Obstacle Course Training at its Best

Our obstacle course training entails a series of challenging physical obstacles an individual or team must pass through usually while being timed. Obstacle course races can include running, climbing, jumping, crawling, swimming, and others with the aim of testing speed, endurance, coordination ,related skills and abilities. Sometimes our courses can involve mental tests. First of all, one should not go for obstacle races with an empty stomach. Food is very important so to gain strength for performing the set activities. In as much as we say food is important it should not be just any kind of food. One should take the right kind of food which contains the proper energy requirements. Our experts will take you through the right diets for you to successfully complete obstacle race course training.

Secondly, listening to your body is an important requirement.  We will help you understand your body well when we offer obstacle race training. One should be aware of how their body is performing during an event. You also should take into consideration the kind of weather on that particular day. If it on a hot and humid day, fatigue is likely to catch up on you sooner than you think. On such times water is important and you will need more electrolytes which can be found in sodium and potassium so as to power up your body. Our programs are ideal and will ensure that you are at your best for the obstacle races.

In addition to the above, one should be able to keep up with the pace rate. Due to the much energy required by such an event one is likely to get tired very quickly because the heart will be pumping at a higher rate. Running with the right pace is important so to be able to keep going on and finish the obstacle course run. Reducing one’s pace while at the same time keeping up with a running pace is an important factor for a competitor to learn. This principle is important to master it because it enables one to recover from fatigue while running that is to reduce your pace and then get back to it when you fully recover. Our experts have the necessary skills that  will teach you how to maintain the pace during obstacle course races.

Complete body strength is another important consideration. One will need complete body strength and good muscle endurance to successfully complete an obstacle course races. The way you train should reflect what your body will need to do while competing for an obstacle training run. Therefore you need to combine strength training with cardio training and this can be done well by using our boot camp style classes. This means that your core, chest, arms and legs will get the type of workout they need to be prepared for an obstacle course. This can be done when you go for a run, drop for push-ups, dips, squats or other exercises intermittently along the way. It is important to do this so that your body gets used it and it will not become a new experience when you go to an obstacle course races.