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Monday
Amber Klein

Ready to climb the rope? Check out these options for technique that will get to you ringing the bell!

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Tuesday
Amber Klein

Yesterday we showed tips on how to do the rope climb. Today, let's focus on the multi rig. The multi rig can vary from rings, to rings and bars. Rings, bars, balls on rope. These are three key handholds you will be dealing with. Pick a lane – There are different height considerations that can be made. But don’t stress, they are ultimately the same. Grip strength – This is a long obstacle in terms of supporting your entire body weight with your hand grip. It’s serious. You are going far from A to B, and you are hanging like the ninja you are.

9:43 AM

Tips for Dealing with Mud: Use the grass wipe mud off you. Use rocks to scrape mud off you Look for cleanest path ahead.

9:43 AM
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Tips for Dealing with Mud: Use the grass to wipe mud off you. Use rocks to scrape mud off you Look for cleanest path ahead.

9:43 AM

The Spear Throw is easily one of the most dreaded obstacles on the course. It's been a decision maker in many major races since the beginning of the sport. Check out this episode of #ringthebell for the breakdown on how to conquer the Spear Throw at your next race.

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Wednesday
Amber Klein

Ready to take on the Twister? Here are some helpful tips to get you across this obstacle. Think you can do it?

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Thursday
Amber Klein

Let's talk Z Wall training! What the Z Wall Traverse Demands: Grip strength, mobility, coordination. Mistake Most Often Seen: Not gripping with the hands correctly. Not being close enough to the wall. Poor foot and hand placement. Not relaxing enough. Key Tips: Finger, hand and forearm strength is a big part of this obstacle. You will also need shoulder strength to hold your body up. Two things have really help to be successful on this obstacle are the way hands are placed, and which wall and direction the wall is facing. Hand placement. Cup my hands and place them on the outside edges of the blocks rather than grab the blocks on the front with your fingers. Direction of the wall. If you are right handed, lead with your right side. Search for the least used and least muddy wall facing in the direction you want to go. Also check out the grade of the slope and make sure the wall isn’t leaning too much to your side.

10:46 AM

Let's talk Z Wall training! What the Z Wall Traverse Demands: Grip strength, mobility, coordination. Mistake Most Often Seen: Not gripping with the hands correctly. Not being close enough to the wall. Poor foot and hand placement. Not relaxing enough. Key Tips: Finger, hand and forearm strength is a big part of this obstacle. You will also need shoulder strength to hold your body up. Two things have really help to be successful on this obstacle are the way hands are placed, and which wall and direction the wall is facing. Hand placement. Cup my hands and place them on the outside edges of the blocks rather than grab the blocks on the front with your fingers. Direction of the wall. If you are right handed, lead with your right side. Search for the least used and least muddy wall facing in the direction you want to go. Also check out the grade of the slope and make sure the wall isn’t leaning too much to your side.

10:46 AM

Let's talk Z Wall training! What the Z Wall Traverse Demands: Grip strength, mobility, coordination. Mistake Most Often Seen: Not gripping with the hands correctly. Not being close enough to the wall. Poor foot and hand placement. Not relaxing enough. Key Tips: Finger, hand and forearm strength is a big part of this obstacle. You will also need shoulder strength to hold your body up. Two things have really help to be successful on this obstacle are the way hands are placed, and which wall and direction the wall is facing. Hand placement - Cup my hands and place them on the outside edges of the blocks rather than grab the blocks on the front with your fingers. Direction of the wall. If you are right handed, lead with your right side. Search for the least used and least muddy wall facing in the direction you want to go. Also check out the grade of the slope and make sure the wall isn’t leaning too much to your side.

10:46 AM

Let's talk Z Wall training! What the Z Wall Traverse Demands: Grip strength, mobility, coordination. Mistake Most Often Seen: Not gripping with the hands correctly. Not being close enough to the wall. Poor foot and hand placement. Not relaxing enough. Key Tips: Finger, hand and forearm strength is a big part of this obstacle. You will also need shoulder strength to hold your body up. Two things have really help to be successful on this obstacle are the way hands are placed, and which wall and direction the wall is facing. Hand placement - Cup my hands and place them on the outside edges of the blocks rather than grab the blocks on the front with your fingers. Direction of the wall - If you are right handed, lead with your right side. Search for the least used and least muddy wall facing in the direction you want to go. Also check out the grade of the slope and make sure the wall isn’t leaning too much to your side.

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Hawaii, USA

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South Africa

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Mexico

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Which Spartan location are you competing in this weekend?

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Friday
Amber Klein

The Vertical Cargo 2.0 has been a challenge for many! Check out these tips for make this challenge a bit easier. AROO!

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South Africa is ready to race!!

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Hawaii 🌴, Mexico 🇲🇽 and South Africa 🇿🇦? Sounds like a solid weekend lineup to us. 💪 If you could race anywhere in the world where would it be? Find your next race here 👉sprtn.im/2NfKPk

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Hawaii 🌴, Mexico 🇲🇽 and South Africa 🇿🇦? Sounds like a solid weekend lineup to us. 💪 Find your next race here 👉sprtn.im/2NfKPk

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Hawaii is ready!!

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Yesterday
Amber Klein

Spartan South Africa is complete!😀💪🏼

9:34 AM
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Racers are keeping balance the Spartak Mexico Stadion race!

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Racers are keeping balance the Spartan Mexico Stadion race!

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Today
Amber Klein
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Racers conquered the jungle of Hawaii Saturday and headed back out today! AROO!

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