Are You Into Extreme Sports? Check Out the Newest Sports League!


May 28 2014, Published 7:01 p.m. ET

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Has this country ever been more drawn to fitness than it is these days? Sometimes it feels like everyone on your Facebook or Instagram feed is running a marathon, taking part in a tough mudder race, or sweating it out in CrossFit. Now you can feel less guilty about these hugely intense sports: enter the National Pro Fitness League!

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Announced in late 2013, the National Pro Fitness League (NPFL) represents the world’s first professional spectator sport with co-ed teams competing in human performance races. Yep, you can sit back and watch as these incredibly talented people take part in head-to-head matches. The matches kick off this summer, in August, so just in time to cure your World-Cup-is-over blues.

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There will be eight teams from different cities (we're already cheering for the New York Rhinos, obviously), with seven men and seven women on each. During each two-hour match, the teams will take part in squats, lifts, rope climbs, and more. Oh, and handstand push-ups. Brutal! But fun to watch from the stands and on TV. Get even more info here.

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What do you think of this new sporting league? Are you into extreme sports? Would you watch this on TV? Tell us in the comments below or tweet us @OKMagazine.


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