Woman V. Workout

I had the pleasure of training Lauren Berlingeri for the PA Tough Mudder. We met up at a 24 Hour Fitness in Manhattan. I had a blast. The production and film crew were great and Lauren is no joke. Not only is she a model but she is tough as nails. At the end of the Mudder she did have a nasty bout of hypothermia though.


* Here is some extra bonus footage.

4 Responses to “Woman V. Workout”

  1. Ryan May 24, 2013 at 6:17 am #

    I did my first TM back in spring of ’10 at the ski resort just south of Allentown. I thought after doing that one that it was pretty easy. But these events seemed to have progressively gotten harder. Now after 3 years I am returning to the TM arena on 6/1/13. Now after seeing your video with Lauren………..OMG!!
    My sabbatical was all my doing. A lot of mental anguish capped off by completing my first (and only) half-marathon. I was drained. Here I am nearly 3 years from my TM anniversary and going into this event completely cold. No training. Mainly for me it will be a mental thing to remind myself how weak I’ve become and why I got away from this person once before. And though I told myself that I would never come back, I look in the mirror and there he is again.
    TM13 will hope to set me straight and get this ass back in gear again. I need the power. I need the strength. I need the energy. Strike all that. I WANT IT!!!!
    Thanks for the video. It is definitely a very motivational tool. Keep up the good work Andy. :)b

    • Mustacheman May 24, 2013 at 12:37 pm #

      Hey Ryan, I was there at Bear Creek in 2010 too. Things sure have changed. You sound motivated and that is awesome. But, don’t look at this as you are either a superhero or you are a waste. Those are two extreme points of view. Cut yourself some slack and look at each day, scratch that, each HOUR, as a fresh start. It doesn’t have to be all or nothing. You’ve heard the old phrase, “Life is a marathon, not a sprint.”. Good luck, pal!

      • Steve April 25, 2014 at 2:20 am #

        I am competing in my first tuff mudder and was wandering what is the best clothes to wear.

        • Mustacheman May 19, 2014 at 2:08 pm #

          Hey Steve,
          Avoid cotton. Any type of quick dry clothes are the best. Same with socks. Make sure you wear some shoes that have proper drainage as well. Good luck!

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