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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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Less Oxygen Equals More Fitness – Huh?

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010 What is Altitude Training? Altitude training, also known as hypoxic training, involves exercising in, living in or otherwise breathing oxygen reduced air for the purpose of improved athletic performance, pre-acclimatization to altitude and/or physical wellness. Traditionally, … Continue reading

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How To Maximize Benefits Of High Altitude Training

ScienceDaily (June 1, 2009) — A study by Indiana University researchers found that athletes’ elevated or heavier breathing at sea level immediately following high-altitude training accounts for a substantial amount of the gains from the high-altitude training. The heavy breathing … Continue reading

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