6. American Ninja Warrior (Esquire Network)
When the show returns in early June, it’s set to continue its reign as having the craziest obstacle courses around. While there aren’t any specific workout-style tasks or strength and conditioning coaches involved, you definitely need strength and mobility to get through the course, which often includes rope climbs, running across moving blocks, and swinging yourself across a pit on monkey bars.
Difficulty of workouts: 7
Credentials of hosts/trainers: 3
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