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Epic Training
A Comprehensive Guide to Obstacle Course Race Training
by Richard Borgatti Jr.

Overview


This book is for everyone who wants to run a healthy race, maybe compete in their age group, but mostly the newer athletes and the coaches that want to teach anyone to get involved with obstacle course racing. These races can change your life. This book is meant to alleviate fear and doubt and give you a plan to conquer a physical and mental challenge, to give you access to something that can be a catalyst of change for you. To awaken something that may be lying deep within, dormant but primal, necessary but hidden. It's a push and a guide into the unknown.
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Description


With this book, I hope to bring the world of Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) to more people. And let them know that "Yes, you too, can do these crazy races!" This book is meant to help remove any hesitation or fear of trying an obstacle course race, also called OCR for short. To give proper training advice and an insight into the many layers, distances and people who have conquered an OCR.

This book is meant to help athletes that have become bored with the same old running and fitness routine and may want something different. Something with more than one dimension to it. Obstacle Course Racing has many facets and I hope I can help transition a single sport athlete into this growing hybrid athlete sport.

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About the author


Rich Borgatti Lives in Massachusetts with his wife, two boys and Dog Torch (husky/pyrenes mix). He owns and operates his gym Mountain Strength Fitness in Winchester, Massachusetts.

Rich is an early adopter of CrossFit and Obstacle Course Racing. He has been referred to as "One of the first OCR coaches in the world". He can often be found running in the Middlesex Fells Reservation near his gym. Early on Rich combined his knowledge of Cross-Country Running, CrossFit, MovNat, Free Running and Track and Field to form the basis of his Obstacle Course Race Training programs. Some of the first workshops and seminars ever offered on the subject. He has gone on to earn multiple certifications in the world of endurance, strength and conditioning and Obstacle Course Racing.

Rich has been interviewed for podcasts, by Men's Health Magazine and in the CrossFit Journal on training athletes for OCRs. He has worked with hundreds of OCR athletes over the past decade in his gym, at seminars and through leading Spartan World Tour fitness events. In 2019 he was named one of the top 10 OCR coaches in America by Spartan Races. His interview was published in the first ever Spartan Magazine in December 2020. He has worked with brand new racers to elite podium winning athletes.

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Book details

Genre:SPORTS & RECREATION

Subgenre:Training

Language:English

Pages:302

Format:Paperback

Paperback ISBN:9781667838199


Overview


This book is for everyone who wants to run a healthy race, maybe compete in their age group, but mostly the newer athletes and the coaches that want to teach anyone to get involved with obstacle course racing. These races can change your life. This book is meant to alleviate fear and doubt and give you a plan to conquer a physical and mental challenge, to give you access to something that can be a catalyst of change for you. To awaken something that may be lying deep within, dormant but primal, necessary but hidden. It's a push and a guide into the unknown.

Read more

Description


With this book, I hope to bring the world of Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) to more people. And let them know that "Yes, you too, can do these crazy races!" This book is meant to help remove any hesitation or fear of trying an obstacle course race, also called OCR for short. To give proper training advice and an insight into the many layers, distances and people who have conquered an OCR.

This book is meant to help athletes that have become bored with the same old running and fitness routine and may want something different. Something with more than one dimension to it. Obstacle Course Racing has many facets and I hope I can help transition a single sport athlete into this growing hybrid athlete sport.

Read more

About the author


Rich Borgatti Lives in Massachusetts with his wife, two boys and Dog Torch (husky/pyrenes mix). He owns and operates his gym Mountain Strength Fitness in Winchester, Massachusetts.

Rich is an early adopter of CrossFit and Obstacle Course Racing. He has been referred to as "One of the first OCR coaches in the world". He can often be found running in the Middlesex Fells Reservation near his gym. Early on Rich combined his knowledge of Cross-Country Running, CrossFit, MovNat, Free Running and Track and Field to form the basis of his Obstacle Course Race Training programs. Some of the first workshops and seminars ever offered on the subject. He has gone on to earn multiple certifications in the world of endurance, strength and conditioning and Obstacle Course Racing.

Rich has been interviewed for podcasts, by Men's Health Magazine and in the CrossFit Journal on training athletes for OCRs. He has worked with hundreds of OCR athletes over the past decade in his gym, at seminars and through leading Spartan World Tour fitness events. In 2019 he was named one of the top 10 OCR coaches in America by Spartan Races. His interview was published in the first ever Spartan Magazine in December 2020. He has worked with brand new racers to elite podium winning athletes.

Read more
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