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THE EFFECTS OF INTERMITTENT HYPOXIC TRAINING ON AEROBIC CAPACITY AND ENDURANCE PERFORMANCE IN CYCLISTS

The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of intermittent hypoxic training (IHT) with 95 % of lactate threshold workload (WRLT) on aerobic capacity and endurance performance in well-trained cyclists. Twenty male elite cyclists, randomly divided into … Continue reading

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climb to the summit of the planet at 8848m

“Failure is not having the courage to try” On 30 March 2011 I arrive in Nepal for the privileged opportunity of an attempt to climb to the summit of the planet at 8848m. Tibetans call her “Chomolungma”, Mother Goddess of … Continue reading

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Athletics: Britton to skip Edinburgh clash for altitude training

Friday January 07 2011 FIONNUALA Britton has turned down an invitation to compete in tomorrow’s Great Edinburgh Cross-Country championships in favour of travelling to South Africa this week for a month’s high-altitude training. And she is joined there by Sligo’s … Continue reading

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Vascular adaptations to hypobaric hypoxic training in postmenopausal women.

Nishiwaki M, Kawakami R, Saito K, Tamaki H, Takekura H, Ogita F. Graduate School of Physical Education, National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya, Kanoya, Japan. Abstract The objective of this study was to examine the effects of exercise … Continue reading

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High altitude training and superior oxygen levels helped him cope with the situation better

Dual international Mat Rogers was “gripped by terror” as a Gold Coast boat cruise with former rugby league teammates and friends almost ended in tragedy at the weekend. Rogers was one of 10 people, including two children, on a 10-metre … Continue reading

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Interval hypoxic training improves autonomic cardiovascular and respiratory control in patients with mild chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

by Haider, Thomas; Casucci, Gaia; Linser, Tobias; Faulhaber, Martin; Gatterer, Hannes; Ott, Guenter; Linser, Armin; Ehrenbourg, Igor; Tkatchouk, Elena; Burtscher, Martin; Bernardi, Luciano Abstract Objectives: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is associated with cardiac autonomic nervous system dysregulation. This study … Continue reading

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Fitness & Training

GO2Altitude has a publication section which includes articles on altitude training from various magazines. Fitness & Training Introduction The Australian Sports Commission or the Australian Institute of Sport does not provide personal fitness or training programs. For an individually tailored program … Continue reading

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VO2 responses to intermittent swimming sets at velocity associated with VO2max

Authors: Sebastien Libicz, Belle Roels, Gregoire P Millet Impact factor: 1.3, Cited half life: 5.8 Journal: Canadian journal of applied physiology = Revue canadienne de physiologie appliquée While the physiological adaptations following endurance training are relatively well understood, in swimming … Continue reading

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High Performance Equine Hypoxicator

High Performance Equine Hypoxicator Until recently, training horses at “altitude” in the same way as for humans was impractical. However, what was once impractical is now a real option for race horse trainers with the advent of Intermittent Hypoxic Training … Continue reading

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Tour de France 2011: Team Sky preparing for altitude training ahead of Alpine endeavours

By Brendan Gallagher With the next year’s Tour de France spending a significant time 2000 metres above sea level next year Dave Brailsford, the team principal at Team Sky, has asked his sports scientist to overhaul his their training schedule … Continue reading

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