I’ve searched far and wide to bring you the best Spartan Race obstacles video tips from around the web. While many come from our friends down at Spartan Race Australia there are a few other great tips out there. If you’re interested in learning more about the obstacles make sure to check out our article on Spartan Race Obstacle Weights and Info.
Well let’s get to it, here are some of my favorite Spartan Race Obstacle Tip Videos!
Spartan Race Obstacles
Stairway to Sparta
Check out this Olympus video tutorial.
Olympus requires athletes to climb across from one end of a highly slanted wall to the other using several different handhold types along the way. Grip options can include climbing grips, chains, and wall cut outs.
Check out these Olympus video tutorial.
The Hercules Hoist forces athletes to raise a heavy load with a rope. Careful no to drop the weight from the top or it will be 30 burpees.
Here’s a Hercules Hoist tutorial video.
Ape Hanger features a short rope climb and then a suspended wire ladder with smaller medal rungs. Think of it as unstable monkey bards and you will get wet!
Check out this Ape Hanger tutorial.
The Tyrolean Traverse is a challenging Spartan obstacle that requires racers to travel across a free space (sometimes over water) between two points on a single rope without touching the ground and ringing the bell at the end.
Check out this Tyrolean Traverse video tutorial.
Bender is a set of 4 monkey bards that slants up and back towards you forcing you to climb inverted and over the top bar. For a lot of people the trouble is getting their body weight up to the first bar. Check out this great Bender tutorial video that shows a couple ways to complete the obstacle.
Twister is considered one of Spartan Race’s toughest obstacles. A single bar with off set grips that spiral above racers while attempting to get from one end to the other and ring the bell.
Check out this Twister video tutorial.
The Spartan Multi Rig is often unique to each venue, featuring mix of bars, rings, and ropes to cross from point A to B without touching the ground. Make sure to ring the bell to avoid 30 burpees.
The SPARTAN LADDER has racers ascend and descend underneath an A-Frame ladder to ring the bell. You can use your hands and feet to overcome this obstacle.
Check out this video tutorial.