Obstacle Courses


Survival of the Fittest

Running, walking, jumping, crawling and climbing are all natural activities.  The phrase ‘survival of the fittest’ was coined from fact, not fiction. Unfortunately, modern life has made us static and sedentary, spending much of our time in front of a computer while other technological devleopments have also eroded our physical activity. Obstacle courses take us back to our roots inviting us to move naturally for increased health and happiness.  They are a challenge from the moment you start, a contest of you against yourself until you get to the end.

An obstacle course is not just a random collection of activities. The approach needs to be planned and considered  to ensure that the physical variety of exercises offers the most benefit in attaining the desired result. For instance, if your arms have been tasked with too much work right before reaching the Double Turbo Challenge, your ability may be compromised. Choose from the ever-growing products the features you would like to see included and then speak with one of our experts for the most effective layout.  

The new modern obstacle course is designed for fun for people of many ages and abilities, challenging and developing both mental and physical strength. Scalable difficulty levels make it work for young and old and strong and unfit. One obstacle course. One objective. Many routes to get there.

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Hurdles

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The five hurdles form an obstacle that can be overcome in several ways. If you do not mind getting dirty you can 'belly crawl' underneath them. Otherwise you go over the hurdles by walking or running. A single hurdle can also be used for exercises on the spot such as push ups and high jumps. The

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The Turbo Challenge is the most dynamic and thrilling element of all obstacle course exercises. To do the exercise in the best way, a combination of skills, timing, rhythm and cross body coordination is needed. This Turbo Challenge is wide and high to ensure anyone can hang and move freely. To

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The overhead ladder, also known as the monkey bar, may be the most famous of all obstacle course elements. The goal is to get to the other side without using your feet, training upper body strength and cross body coordination. This overhead ladder is wide and high to ensure anyone can hang and...
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The trained athletes will go over the high bar and underneath the low bar, while the beginners will do it the other way around. This is a great way to train strength, agility, coordination and flexibility. The Over Under obstacle is a great example that everyone can be challenged at their own...
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In addition to running, jumping, climbing and crawling, balancing should always be a part of a challenging obstacle course. The balance beam is divided into three sections with increasing degrees of difficulty. The real dare devils can make the exercises even more difficult by balancing backwards...
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The wall consists of two segments. The left side is a flat wall of almost 7' 8'' high which can be conquered by the fittest. The right side has three steps to assist the feet and eight handles to help you get over the wall. The scalable Wall makes it fun for everyone to play or train together. The...
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The hexagon pull up can be used in many ways and by multiple users at the same time. Exercises range from normal pull ups to the most dynamic and advanced exercises such as the Muscle Up. The Pull Up Bars are made from solid steel and have a diameter of 32 mm. An ideal size for both men and women to

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The Square Pull Up Station can be used in many ways and by multiple users at the same time. Exercises range from normal pull ups to the most dynamic and advanced exercises such as the Flying Monkey, where you fly from one bar to another. The Pull Up Bars are made from solid steel and have a

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As a single item, the step bench is already one of the most versatile pieces of exercise equipment. The KOMPAN Sport & Fitness app covers more than 50 exercises that you can do with it. By putting four in a row you also create a great element for an obstacle course. At each step the exercise

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Frequently asked questions about our Obstacle Courses

 

 What is the maximum time you can be on an obstacle course?

This is very much up to you. It really depends on the number of features and fitness level and you can always go around two, three, four times. You can break away for a sprint or a short run and then return to the obstacles – it’s your choice. However, we recommend that, as with all training regimes, that you set a reasonable target that can be adjusted to find the perfect level for development.  

What is the minimum equipment requirement that makes sense?

You need to have five different activities to ensure you cover the basics. You'll require equipment to meet the challenges of balance, jumping, crawling, climbing and overhead exercises.

How many people can participate at the same time?

Regardless of its size, the obstacle course can accommodate numerous participants – you can stagger start times and as long as you agree which direction the challenge should be attempted, it should be a smooth operation. 

Do you have to be part of a team or club to take part?

Of course you can set your own individual challenge, but exercise is generally more enjoyable when it is shared with others.