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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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31Aug, 2017 0 comments
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Circuit training at altitude – more bang for your buck?

Circuit training gives you the best of both worlds. As well as muscular growth through the repetition of multiple strength moves, you also get the endurance stimulus that comes with completing this type of exercise to a high-intensity over a long per ...

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24Aug, 2017 0 comments
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Walk the path to a healthier lifestyle

In the early days of evolution, walking was the only option for transportation and exercise. Fast forward to today, the amount people walk has reduced significantly. This has reduced the health of many; but for some, walking is the most suitable form ...

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10Aug, 2017 0 comments
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Repeated sprints – worth the pain or not long enough for performance gains?

Some say repeated sprints are the devil’s work. During the HypoxicHIIT classes in the chamber, particularly the cycle-specific, or even your own training, you may have come across these. They typically last for 5–10 s with around 20–50 s recove ...

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20Jul, 2017 0 comments
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Strength is required to summit

As well as a good fitness base and general health, strength is an important factor that contributes to achieving a goal such as summiting a mountain. When the incline really cranks up, having a strong core and leg muscles will provide the necessary p ...

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29Jun, 2017 0 comments
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Innovative new way to measure training responses – in the muscle!

At the Altitude Centre, we are always keen on using the latest developments in technology. When a technology involves monitoring of muscle oxygenation levels, known as Moxy, we immediately saw the potential of this device as to how and why it may ben ...

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08Jun, 2017 0 comments
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Burn fat for longer after altitude training

Burning fat is an important process required for training adaptations. Whether it be for becoming and/or staying lean, feeling healthy or training specific energy systems, most people are interested to know how to do it. It would be extremely benefic ...

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