Gallery: Training with a difference for Hartlepool United squad ahead of National League opener

The Hartlepool United squad enjoyed training with a difference in Durham today - with boss Craig Harrison overseeing team-building games.

Players had to tackle an obstacle course while taking part in a Krypton Factor-style mental exercise in groups.

Hartlepool United players in training at Durham.

Hartlepool United players in training at Durham.

Take a look at the players being put through their paces with our picture gallery courtesy of Frank Reid.