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30Mar, 2017 0 comments
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Is there a need to perfect your breathing to benefit more from altitude training?

Breathing efficiently can be considered underrated. During and immediately after tough intervals in the chamber, very rarely does one think “I should really improve my breathing patterns to improve my performance” – rather, our thoughts are “ ...

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23Feb, 2017 0 comments
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Should you change your diet when exercising at altitude?

Intuitively, we all know that exercising at altitude is typically more challenging than exercising at sea level. Theoretically, due to this increased demand, it is likely that we are required to eat and drink more calories because we are working hard ...

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09Feb, 2017 0 comments
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Breathe your Way to the Top

Do you ever feel energy deprived?
Does this lead to worries of putting on weight that you’ve worked so hard to lose and keep off, because you are energy deprived and unable to exercise?

Perhaps some intermittent hypoxic exposure (IHE) on the P ...

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12Jan, 2017 0 comments

RESEARCH: Altitude training vs Sea level training

Altitude Training - Why do we do it?

Since the late 1960’s, altitude training has been at the forefront for innovative research to benefit athletic performance. From the Tour de France to Olympic Games, many competitions have taken place in an e ...

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06Jan, 2017 0 comments
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RESEARCH: Altitude training will blow away the Christmas cobwebs quicker!

Pre-Season/Post-Christmas Training at Altitude

Christmas is a festive period filled with well-deserved enjoyment and celebration. From over-indulging in mince pies to stacking the plate with pigs in blankets – these parts of the year are difficu ...

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19Dec, 2016 0 comments
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NEW RESEARCH: Case Study - How can IHE help Diabetics?

A recent case study from the University of Sydney, and the Southern Cross University, New South Wales, published in Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, has shown the benefit of passive IHE for diabetes treatment.

A 49 year old female presented ...

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02Dec, 2016 0 comments
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NEW RESEARCH: Performance and metabolic responses to repeated sprints at altitude

Performance and metabolic responses to repeated sprints at altitude

Those who dislike training at altitude may occasionally try to disprove the obvious benefits that altitude training can provide. In theory, this could make sense. Exercising in an ...

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31Oct, 2016 0 comments
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NEW RESEARCH: Effect of training in hypoxia on repeated sprint performance in females

Within scientific research, it is typically unusual to find a controlled study that incorporates solely women as the participant group, so it’s exciting to find a piece of research on hypoxia (altitude training) that features women as the subject g ...

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21Oct, 2016 0 comments
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New Research: POD + Altitude Intervals = Maximum Results

Want to know how sitting back and relaxing on the POD can help improve your athletic performance? Read on...

A recent study conducted in Brazil has shown the value of IHE (Intermittent Hypoxic Exposure, the scientific name for the POD) for athleti ...

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21Jun, 2016 0 comments
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New research: Sleeping at altitude improves athletic performance in team intermittent sports

Sleep your way to the top!

A study fresh from Australia has underscored the effectiveness of sleeping at altitude to help improve athletic performance in team intermittent sports.

Published in the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, the ...

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