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 alternated with an ambient or hyperoxic air over a 45- to 90-minute session per day. A full treatment course is 3–4 weeks. As a rule, the patient remains stationary and breathes hypoxic air via a hand-held mask. Therapy is delivered using a hypoxicator during the day time, while the dosage is monitored. Biofeedback can be controlled using a pulse oximeter.

IHT session using go2altitude® hypoxicator

Read more on Wikipedia:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intermittent_Hypoxic_Training_(or_Therapy)

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