Monthly Archives: May 2009

Altitude training has me at my peak to stay at the top

Jelena Jankovic January 19, 2009 “Coming into this year as the world No.1, my motivation was higher than ever, so I started my preparation earlier than normal with high-altitude training in Mexico to improve my strength and endurance.” read the … Continue reading

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Dementia Recovery case

Dr. Arkadi F. Prokopov Palma. Mallorca. May 2009. ark 1860@gmail.com In July 2008 an aged couple came to my clinic after they had attended one of my lectures on Majorca. The husband, Mr. K.G. was 80 years old and his … Continue reading

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Athletic Training at Altitude – Proposition for Debate

by Phoebe Cheuk full article: http://physiotherapy.curtin.edu.au/resources/educational-resources/exphys/00/cheuk.cfm In order to improve athlete’s physical performance one of the methods is to have athletes train at high altitude. There is no doubt that physical training at altitude is a must for success in … Continue reading

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Altitude training? [altitude camp approach]

Was the old approach to altitude training done and dusted? Wayne Goldsmith wrote: … to my amazement, nations continue to invest in one of the most questionable sports performance ”enhancement” methodologies in the business. You can’t be serious! Do a … Continue reading

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altitude training and altitude simulation are well proven methods

Dr John Hellemans wrote: Various forms of altitude training and altitude simulation are well proven methods to improve endurance performance in many sports. Road cycling is an endurance sport with a high dependency on the aerobic (oxygen dependant) energy systems. … Continue reading

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A good Article on Intermittent Hypoxic Training

Intermittent Hypoxic Training (or Therapy) (IHT) is a non-invasive, drug-free technique aiming to improve human performance and well-being using the phenomena of adaptation to reduced oxygen. An IHT session constitutes a few minutes interval of breathing low oxygen (hypoxic) air … Continue reading

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Equine hypoxicator for higher performance in racing horses

Joe Y. wrote: I have felt that between 2002-2003 it had enabled me to recognize over 500K in purses (winnings).  I have spent the last three years in beginning my breeding operation (with the use of this technology with my … Continue reading

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What is the definition of Hypoxicator?

A hypoxicator is a medical device intended to provide a stimulus for the adaptation of an individual’s cardiovascular system by means of breathing reduced oxygen hypoxic air and triggering mechanisms of compensation. The aim of intermittent hypoxic training or hypoxic … Continue reading

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