11 Recipes to Fuel Your Tough Mudder Training

11 Recipes to Fuel Your Tough Mudder Training

If you’re training for an endurance race, you know that how you exercise is just as important as how you eat. And if you didn’t know that… now you do! Your body needs to be fueled with the right foods if you want it to perform at its best.

Tough Mudder is one endurance race that will definitely put your body to the test — not only does it challenge your running endurance, but you also have to conquer obstacles throughout the course that work all the muscles in your body.

 

So… how do you prep for Tough Mudder success?

Step 1: Get started with TOUGH MUDDER T-MINUS 30, the 30-day training plan that focuses on building total-body strength and cardio endurance so you’re ready for whatever the course throws at you.

Step 2: Chow down on these tasty recipes! We put together 11 delicious meals that are perfect for fueling your body with everything it needs to build muscle and stay in top shape.

 

11 Recipes to Fuel Your Tough Mudder T-MINUS 30 Training

Enjoy these Tough Mudder-inspired recipes as you train for the course with T-MINUS 30. From breakfast to lunch and dinner, we’ve got you covered with meals that will fill you up without weighing you down. You can mix and match the recipes to fit into your personalized Openfit Nutrition Plan — just check to see how many Openfit Blocks are in each one. And don’t worry, we didn’t forget about snacks!

 

Breakfast

Berry Delicious Smoothie Bowl

Tough Mudder T-Minus 30 Recipes

Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 scoop whey protein powder, vanilla flavor
  • ½ cup + 2 Tbsp. fresh (or frozen) blackberries
  • ⅓ cup fresh (or frozen) blueberries
  • 5 medium strawberries, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped raw almonds
  • 2 Tbsp. unsweetened shredded coconut

Openfit Blocks:
1½ Fruits
1 Protein
2½ Fats

Get the full recipe here.

 

Breakfast Sandwich

Tough Mudder T-Minus 30 Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 2½ slices ham, nitate- and nitrite-free, chopped
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 cups raw spinach
  • 1 whole-grain English muffin, toasted
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Swiss cheese (approx. ½ oz.)

Openfit Blocks:
1 Fruit & Vegetable
1 Protein
2 Fat
2 Other Carbohydrates

Get the full recipe here.

 

Hearty Omelet with Mushrooms, Tomato, Bacon, and Cheddar

Tough Mudder T-Minus 30 Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 3 large egg whites (¼ cup + 2 Tbsp.)
  • 2 large eggs
  • Ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped (reserve a small amount for garnish, if desired)
  • 2 Tbsp. shredded cheddar cheese (½ oz.)
  • 2 slices cooked turkey bacon, chopped
  • 2 green onions, chopped (reserve 1 for garnish)

Openfit Blocks:
1½ Fruits & Vegetables
2 Proteins
1 Fat

Get the full recipe here.

 

Lunch

Chicken Burrito Bowl

Tough Mudder T-Minus 30 Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 1⅓ cups cooked brown rice, warm
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 8 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1⅓ cups canned pinto beans, drained, rinsed, warm
  • 12 oz. shredded cooked chicken breast, warm
  • 2 cups fresh tomato salsa
  • ¼ cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (1 oz.)
  • ½ medium avocado, sliced

Openfit Blocks:
1½ Fruit & Vegetable
1 Protein
1 Fat
2 Other Carbohydrates

Get the full recipe here.

 

Steak Salad with Lemon Tarragon Vinaigrette

Tough Mudder T-Minus 30 Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 3 oz. grilled lean steak, sliced
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • Sea salt (or Himalayan salt) and ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
  • 2 cups baby spinach, raw
  • ½ cup mushrooms, sliced
  • cup carrots, sliced
  • ½ cup cucumbers, sliced
  • 1 medium tomato, diced
  • 1 Tbsp. Lemon Tarragon Vinaigrette salad dressing

Openfit Blocks
2 Fruits & Vegetables
1 Protein
1 Fat

Get the full recipe here.

 

Greek Chicken Bowls

Tough Mudder T-Minus 30 Recipes

Ingredients

  • 6 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 4 cups cucumbers, cubed
  • 12 oz. chicken breast, cooked, sliced, boneless, skinless
  • 8 Tbsp. crumbled feta cheese (approx. 2 oz.)

Openfit Blocks:
1 Fruit & Vegetable
1 Protein
1 Fat

Get the full recipe here.

 

Dinner

Ginger Soy Flank Steak with Broccoli, Cauliflower, and Sweet Potato

Tough Mudder T-Minus 30 Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tbsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 2 tsp. sesame oil
  • 2 tsp. raw honey*
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 (2-inch) slice fresh ginger, peeled, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 lb. raw beef flank steak (or tenderized round steak)
  • 6 cups steamed broccoli florets
  • 6 cups steamed cauliflower florets
  • 3 baked large sweet potatoes, cut in half

Openfit Blocks:
3½ Fruits & Vegetables
½ Fat
1 Protein

Get the full recipe here.

*Do not give honey to children younger than one year

 

Green Beans, Turkey, and Rice

Tough Mudder T-Minus 30 Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 1 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 lb. 93% lean ground turkey, raw
  • 5 cups green beans, ends trimmed
  • Sea salt (or Himalayan salt) and ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
  • 1⅓ cups brown rice cooked

Openfit Blocks:
½ Fruit & Vegetable
1 Protein
1 Fat
1 Other Carbohydrate

Get the full recipe here.

 

Veggie Kabobs with Chicken

Tough Mudder T-Minus 30 Recipes

Ingredients

  • 4 medium onions, cut into 16 1-inch pieces
  • 4 medium yellow bell peppers, cut into 16 1-inch pieces
  • 4 small zucchini, cut into 16 1-inch pieces
  • 12 oz. raw chicken breast, boneless, skinless, cut into 16 1-inch cubes
  • Sea salt (or Himalayan salt) and ground black pepper (to taste; optional)

Openfit Blocks:
1½ Fruits & Vegetables
1 Protein

Get the full recipe here.

 

Snacks

Banana and Almond Butter Quesadilla

Tough Mudder T-Minus 30 Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 1 (6-inch) whole wheat tortilla, cut in half
  • 1 Tbsp. all-natural smooth almond butter
  • ½ large banana, thinly sliced
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon

Openfit Blocks:
1 Fruit & Vegetable
2 Fats
1 Other Carbohydrate

Get the full recipe here.

 

Greek Mango Snack

Tough Mudder T-Minus 30 Recipes

Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup reduced-fat (2%) plain Greek yogurt
  • ¾ cup cubed fresh mango
  • 1 Tbsp. unsweetened shredded coconut, toasted

 

Openfit Blocks:
1 Fruit & Vegetable
1 Protein
½ Fat

Get the full recipe here.

 

 

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