This week on Training Tuesday Hunter McIntyre and Cassidy Watton tackle the tire flip. Tire flips are a notorious obstacle, one that looks easy but yet can be a soul crusher. Tires at obstacle races can range from light at less than 100 pounds up to several hundred pounds like the Yokohama Tires at Spartan Race.

With a few quick tips from these professional obstacle racers you too can conquer the tire flip at your next obstacle race or mud run.

Obstacle Race Training – Tire Flips

Tire Flip Tips

1. Grip Underneath the Tire

2. Arms as Straight as Possible

3. Drive Off Your Legs

4. Follow Through and Pushover

 

For more obstacle racing, mud run, and ninja style obstacle training check out our full training section to up your obstacle racing game.