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The concept for an obstacle course can be traced back to our earliest days when life involved moving up and down, over, around, and under any number of things that got in our way. Getting from point A to point B might have involved climbing up a hill, jumping over a rock, balancing on a log to cross a stream or crawling under branches. The Roman and Greek armies were the first to build obstacle training courses as a way of replicating those early environmental challenges. Today, obstacle courses are used by the military throughout the world, as well as thousands of athletes from a variety of sports because of the excellent all-round real life conditioning this form of training provides.

Obstacle Course Fitness combines many of the components of traditional obstacle course training along with movements reminiscent of childhood. These exercises and movement patterns are taught in an exercise class format that can effectively be used in health clubs or studios or home fitness, for 1 to 30 people, ages 5 to 105. What makes Obstacle Course Fitness different from traditional training courses are the myriad opportunities for modification and innovation increasing many important movement benefits? Probably even more important than any of the aforementioned benefits is the fact that it’s just plain fun! Fun = consistency which makes you want to come back and do it again! Think back to when you were a child and you would run, crawl, hop and jump your way through the afternoon.

Remember climbing on the jungle gym and how much fun you had jumping off a mound of dirt or crawling under the picnic table? As children we used our environment as our playground and let our imaginations be our guide. Obstacle Course Fitness draws on our childhood experience and provides innovative exercises that can be combined to create an endless variety of workouts that are fun, safe, and effective. Obstacle Course Fitness can be taught using the Railyard Fitness Conditioning Course, or without any equipment in most fitness settings. The key ingredient for success is a willingness to let go of your inhibitions and release that forgotten love of play!

On the Railyard, we train patterns, not parts. Movement on the Railyard replicates the wide array of natural movements caused by our environment are all brought to being through patterns, not by parts. The parts of the body and the structure of the body submit themselves to the will of the pattern.

Patterns that exploit opportunities to deal with force result in stronger parts. Patterns that rely on quick reaction time create parts that respond in an instant. Patterns that create flexibility yield parts that are extensible. In all of the situations that are real in life, we develop better patterns, and the parts respond.

The essence of ‘functional exercise’ is that the exercise carries over into numerous activities—activities that create fundamental foundations, which support more specific skills.
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Obstacle Course layout #4
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Railyard Obstacle Course

Railyard Layout #4:

Recommended for groups of up to 30 people. Wow, what more can we say! Set this package up as a single Course for your entire class or break it into multiple workstations in a training and exercise circuit.

We train the entire body, not parts. Movement on the Railyard replicates the wide array of natural movements caused by our environment are all brought to being through patterns, not by parts. The parts of the body and the structure of the body submit themselves to the will of the pattern.

Patterns that exploit opportunities to deal with force result in stronger parts. Patterns that rely on quick reaction time create parts that respond in an instant. Patterns that create flexibility yield parts that are extensible. In all of the situations that are real in life, we develop better patterns, and the parts respond.

The essence of ‘functional exercise’ is that the exercise carries over into numerous activities—activities that create fundamental foundations, which support more specific skills.


The Following links will take you to pages that focus on specific populations and how they will benefit from exercise on the Railyard:

All about the Railyard
Railyard in professional fitness
Railyard in physical education
Railyard is Family Fitness
Railyard and the youth athlete
Free exercise manuals and "Signals" downloads

Includes 14 Platforms (bases), 14 Platform Caps, 8 Rails (beams) In stock in Blue and Granite Gray. Substitute 9-inch Platforms for 18-inch platforms in this package, call or contact Railyard at customersupport@railyardfitness.com to design your Course for your special requirements.

Recommended space: 400 sq. ft.

On-line Price includes Shipping & Handling

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Component Price List (including S&H):
18" Platform (base) - $310.00 each
9" Platform $270.00
Platform Cap (top) - $125.00 each
Rail (beam) - $415.00