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What effect does altitude training have on athletic performance?

Mauro, P. Aim To determine whether altitude training, and living/sleeping at altitude has any beneficial effect on physical performance in athletic sports. I also aim to identify the positive and negative consequences of living/training at altitude, and suggest possible methods … Continue reading

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Improved athletic performance

Rosalba C. wrote At present in the western world, knowledge of IHT has been mainly among elite athletes. A study by Dr John Hellemans, sports-medicine doctor from Christchurch and a world triathlon champion himself, showed that after 15 to 20 … Continue reading

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Increased energy and endurance

Rosalba C. wrote In my practice, the main consistent benefit of using a Hypoxicator is improved energy levels. Judith (not her real name) was one of the first people to complete the course of IHT at the clinic. She was … Continue reading

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Increased energy and endurance

R.C. wrote My own experience with IHT has been fantastic. In my late 40s I have achieved a level of fitness I did not enjoy even in my younger days. There are days when I just feel effervescent with energy … Continue reading

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Adaptive Medicine and IHT

Rosalba C. wrote One of the amazing things about adaptation is what’s known as ‘cross adaptation’. Adaptation to one type of stress or load will, to some extent, increase the body’s ability to cope with stresses of another type. It … Continue reading

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Adaptive Medicine and IHT

Rosalba C. wrote IHT forms an important branch of an emerging new discipline called Adaptive Medicine. The Russian Academy of Medical Sciences has a Department of Adaptive Medicine, one of its aims being to look at the therapeutic potential of … Continue reading

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IHT technique

Rosalba C. wrote Researchers found that IHT technique allowed adaptation to altitude to occur with less stress to the body than continuous exposure to low oxygen. Because the dose and the blood oxygen levels are totally controlled, there is no … Continue reading

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Intermittent Hypoxic Training (IHT)

Rosalba C. wrote The technique know as Intermittent Hypoxic Training (IHT), whereby oxygen levels of between 10 and 15 per cent (equivalent to an altitude range of 2500-6000 metres) are administered by a machine known as a Hypoxicator, which separates … 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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