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Flying Bar: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide

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The Flying Bar is a hybrid of the Jumping Bars and Pipe Slider and is technically a horizontal version of the Salmon Ladder where competitors must negotiate down a track by jumping from one cradle to another, while holding onto a pipe. In this obstacle guide The Ninja’s Edge gives you instructions and tips on how to train for this …

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Peg Maze: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide

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The slanted or vertical Peg Maze is both an upper body strength test, as well as a puzzle. The inverted board requires you to start at the top portion, using wooden pegs to slide around the maze and let your body down own angle at a time. Think of the wooden puzzles with the marble in the middle that you …

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Warped Wall: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide

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Much like the famous half-pipe used for extreme sport competitions, the Warped Wall is a curved platform used as the last obstacle in Ninja Warrior courses. This obstacle is the most challenging – being that to successfully climb this smooth ramp, a running start would be ideal. But that isn’t the case for most courses. The Warped Wall featured on …

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Cliffhanger: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide

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Are you stuck on the Cliffhanger obstacle? Fortunately, it’s easier to train than the other obstacles, such as the spinning log or the log roll. You need to perform perfectly to overcome those obstacles. The Cliffhanger, on the other hand, offers a little more latitude. The training is also clear cut. When you’re ready to dig into this Cliffhanger guide …

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Spinning Log: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide

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Do you have what it takes to become a Ninja Warrior champion? Not yet, you don’t. You’ll need endurance, strength, and skill on par with those attained by elite military units. You don’t believe it? Then have a look at what it takes to overcome the spinning log in this Ninja Warrior obstacle guide. When you’re ready to be wowed, …

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Barrel Roll: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide

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If you dream of becoming a Ninja Warrior, you know that each obstacle on the course is designed to require both strength and technique. That means you can’t just train your body and hope for the best.  In order to conquer each of the unique obstacles, you need to train the right way.  The Barrel Roll is one of the more …

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Quintuple Steps: Ninja Warrior Obstacle Guide

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You’ve made it to a ninja warrior qualification. You know what that means: you’ll have to face the classic quintuple steps. Often the first ninja warrior obstacle, the quintuple steps are deceptively challenging. You’ll face five inclined steps spaced up to six feet apart. Jumping from one to the another, you’ll have to make it across without falling into the water below. …

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Best Ninja Warrior Blogs, Vlogs, Websites, Podcasts

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American Ninja Warrior has exploded across the United States. Nearly 200 gyms in 43 states offer training for the program. Millions of people tune in to watch contestants overcome dozens of obstacles for one million dollars.  The popularity of the show means that there are dozens of Ninja Warrior blogs out there. It can be overwhelming to track them all down.  Not …

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How to Improve Rope Climb Time in Ninja Warrior Competition

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Standing at the bottom of the looming Mt. Midoriyama and looking up to that final goal is undoubtedly one of the most daunting sights you can see. Memories of gym class firmly set aside, all that remains is for you to start climbing. The Ninja Warrior rope climb looks like a herculean task, but with the proper technique and some …

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Best Ninja Warrior Training Exercises To Do At Home

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For more than a decade now, American Ninja Warrior has challenged us all to improve our fitness, tackle obstacles head-first, and never quit in the face of adversity. Now, that philosophy is being put to the test like never before. With many gyms and workout facilities shut due to COVID-19, ninjas across the country are having to find creative ways …