Rachel Watters leads the total body conditioning Circuit Training Program at Team Octopus Sandy Springs, as well as works as an individual personal trainer. Catering to both beginners and seasoned clients with varying athletic backgrounds and abilities, her customized training programs are ideal for anyone looking to increase their cardiovascular endurance, lose weight, build muscle, reach sport-specific performance goals, and improve agility and range of motion. She is an ISSA (International Sports Sciences Association) certified personal trainer and her educational background includes a Bachelors in Business and a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management. Rachel currently competes at the national level in the sport of Obstacle Course Racing and has earned elite podium finishes at the 2017 OCR World Championship and among race series such as Spartan Race, Savage Race, Green Beret Challenge, Tough Mudder, and more. Rachel’s passion for people and her interest in personal development have been the key factors that have led her into a career in fitness. Her training philosophy follows the ideology that “the only person that you are trying to beat is the person that you were yesterday,” and she believes that we should engage in a process of continuously evolving to become the best version of ourselves in body, mind, and spirit. As a coach and trainer she strives to help others to achieve their goals, not only through improving their physical capacities, but in developing confidence, mental fortitude, and a sense of personal accountability towards a healthier and more sustainable lifestyle.