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Short-term intermittent hypoxia reduces the severity of acute mountain sickness
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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16Sep, 2016 0 comments
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OctoberFest at The Altitude Centre: Sponsored by The Sufferfest

The Altitude Centre Leaderboard Competition: October

This month’s leaderboard competition is sponsored by the lunatics we love, The Sufferfest.

Competing against your fellow Altituders using The Sufferfest’s ‘Rubber Glove’ Functional T ...

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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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17Dec, 2015 0 comments
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What will be your Everest?

What will be your challenge in 2016?

Maybe your race schedule is planned out for the next 12 months, but if you're still looking for an event to inspire you, hit the ground running (or cycling) and get your training plan together.

We’ve put ...

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17Dec, 2015 0 comments
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2015 Elite Sport Overview



Manchester City has been putting to good use the environmental chamber we built at the Etihad Campus. The simulated altitude, heat and humidity chamber officially opened a year ago, and in June this year, Vincent Kompany tweeted pictures of himse ...

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