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01Feb, 2018 0 comments
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The Altitude Centre & London South Bank University - IHE, health & well-being study

You probably remember reading about the study we are carrying out in collaboration with London South Bank University:

We are investigating the physiological (i.e., blood pressure, heart rate etc.) and psychological (i.e., emotions, affect etc.) re ...

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25Jan, 2018 0 comments
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Feel like you're missing out?

It's that time of year where most avid cyclists are booking their training camps to scenic European countries, yet with a tough terrain. It's a novelty to do; feel like a pro, train like a pro - be a pro for a short period of time! But what about if ...

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11Jan, 2018 0 comments
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Stay at altitude…whilst in your own bedroom!

It is well known that many athletes travel to the mountains for training camps over a number of weeks per year. The purpose of this is to increase the production and amount of red blood cells (i.e., erythropoietin) they have so that they are then abl ...

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04Jan, 2018 0 comments
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Hypoxic Training in Team Sports: Improve running performance to win more?

In team sports, the ability to run faster than your opponent is naturally a goal for managers, coaches and players alike. From getting to the ball first, or chasing down your opponent before they reach your goal - running performance is vital in scor ...

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21Dec, 2017 0 comments
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2017 Research Summary

It's nearly the end of the year, Christmas is around the corner and you're reducing your training volume accordingly. 2017 has taught us a lot, so it's time to summarise the research we have drawn your attention to throughout the year, and what's to ...

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14Dec, 2017 0 comments
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Wave goodbye to calories, fast!

“So what is the benefit of training with you at altitude?”

This is a question we get asked often from new clients that are looking to start their training with us. Amongst the many benefits of training at altitude, a common answer we provide t ...

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26Oct, 2017 0 comments
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Wanting to summit successfully? We can help!

Have you seen the recent news of our Altitude Centre trip to Kilimanjaro? If not, it will be taking place towards the end of 2018 and more information can be found here. Essentially, everything in terms of travel, accommodation and fee’s will be ar ...

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19Oct, 2017 0 comments
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Hypoxic sprints get you to the try-line quicker

Those who watch and play rugby understand the intensity and demands of the sport. Players require strength and power, combined with speed and agility, to bring their opposing number to the ground and drive their team forwards. Along with matches, the ...

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12Oct, 2017 0 comments
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It’s all in your head…

Endurance exercise requires mental, as well as physical, strength for optimal performance. Whether it be during long, steady intervals during hard blocks of training in the chamber, or gruelling evening sessions of The Sufferfest, your head always ne ...

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28Sep, 2017 0 comments
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Training at altitude for a gold medal…what does it take?

We all know that elite athletes use altitude training to prepare optimally for competition. Most of this training involves travelling to altitude within Europe and the United States, but it can be considered a secret as to what athletes actually get ...

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