For many a Mudder Funky Monkey – The Revolution is still a challenge unbeaten. From a distance it looks almost easy, we all played on monkey bars as a kid right?
Unfortunately the reality isn’t so simple. Conquering this obstacle requires great upper body strength, enough to pull your entire weight up, up and across the bars and over the wheels as they turn and jerk, attempting to throw you into the water below.
How to Improve Your Upper Body Strength for Funky Monkey – The Revolution
Training your upper body can often seem like a daunting task, but if you start small and work hard regularly, you can boost your beefiness to new levels.
Thanks to Lucozade Sport and the Made to Move Ambassadors we have a new series of training videos that target specific parts of the body and the corresponding obstacles. Try out the easy workout below, combine it with the other videos in the series and you’ll be event day ready in no time.
When you’re done with this one, check out all our FREE 2018 training guides and loads more videos.
Work for: 15 seconds
Rest: 10 seconds
Pull Ups (assisted or standard)
Hanging Leg Raises
Remember Mudders, while it is good to push yourself and see progress, make sure you stop any exercise if you feel uncomfortable or in pain.