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Equine hypoxicator for improvement of endurance and performance of horses

Researchers Identify Potential Risk Factors for Severe Altitude Sickness

Measuring specific, exercise-related responses can help physicians determine who may be more at risk for severe high altitude illness (SHAI), according to a study conducted by researchers in France. The researchers also found that taking acetazolamide (ACZ), a drug frequently … Continue reading

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Two Men Died in Staten Island Breath-Holding Accident

AB Managing Editor: By Michael Popke — A second man has died following an underwater training accident at a public pool on Staten Island. The New York Daily News reports that 21-year-old off-duty lifeguard Jonathan Proce died Sunday at New … Continue reading

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High Altitude Training

Dr. Gary Wadler, M.D., the chairman of WADA’s Prohibited List and Methods Subcommittee, says: “There’s tremendous individual variability that makes it hard to predict who will benefit,” . “In a highly controlled, hospital-level environment, the equipment probably isn’t dangerous,” he … Continue reading

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MOUNTAIN SICKNESS FACTS

Acute Mountain sickness (AMS) is the term given to a number of symptoms that occur after rapid ascent to high altitude.   Severe forms may be life threatening because of pulmonary or cerebral oedema.  Mild forms of this illness can affect … Continue reading

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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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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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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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