Unveiling the Depths: How Intermittent Hypoxic Training Elevates Diving Fitness
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by ALTITUDE ATHLETIC
1w ago
Diving enthusiasts understand the crucial role of fitness in exploring the underwater world with confidence. We’ll explore the benefits of intermittent hypoxic training (IHT) for divers, shedding light on how this innovative approach enhances diving performance, saves oxygen tanks and improves overall fitness and safety while diving.   Training for Scuba Diving Fitness for divers goes beyond traditional workouts; it requires specialized training to adapt to the unique demands of underwater exploration. Intermittent Hypoxic Training (IHT) has emerged as a potent tool for divers seeking to ..read more
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Are You Ready for the Ultimate Adventure? Signs You’re Prepared to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro
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by ALTITUDE ATHLETIC
1M ago
Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is a dream for many adventure enthusiasts. As the highest peak in Africa, towering at 19,341 feet (5,895 meters), Kilimanjaro presents a unique and challenging experience. Before embarking on this once-in-a-lifetime journey, it’s crucial to assess your readiness physically, mentally, and logistically. In this blog post, we’ll explore the signs that indicate you’re ready to conquer the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro. Physical Fitness: Climbing Kilimanjaro is a strenuous endeavor that requires a good level of physical fitness. You’ll be trekking for several days, fa ..read more
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Breathing Thin Air: A Sea-Level Runner’s Guide to Trail and Mountain Ultra Marathons
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by ALTITUDE ATHLETIC
2M ago
For sea-level athletes venturing into the world of ultra marathons set in trails and mountains, the journey is not only a physical test but also a thrilling exploration of diverse terrains and elevations. In this guide, we’ll delve into the unique challenges faced by sea-level runners tackling trail and mountain ultra marathons, and outline a specialized training approach to prepare for the altitude changes and rugged landscapes that lie ahead. Understanding the Altitude Challenge: Altitude Adjustments: Acknowledge the impact of increased elevation on your body’s oxygen intake and adju ..read more
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The Benefits of Intermittent Hypoxic Training for Mining Professionals
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by ALTITUDE ATHLETIC
3M ago
In the demanding world of mining, where physical exertion, challenging environments, and high altitudes are part of the job description, finding effective ways to enhance performance and well-being is crucial. One innovative approach gaining attention for its potential benefits is Intermittent Hypoxic Training (IHT). Let’s explore how this training method could be a game-changer for mining professionals. 1. Improved Oxygen Utilization: Mining often takes place in environments with reduced oxygen levels, presenting a challenge for the body. IHT has the potential to enhance the body’s abilit ..read more
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Conquering Aconcagua: 4 Tips for Optimal Training and Altitude Preparation
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by Melanie Miller
3M ago
Embarking on an Aconcagua trek or expedition is a thrilling prospect, but scaling South America’s highest peak demands meticulous preparation. In this blog post, we’ll delve into four crucial tips for effective Aconcagua training, with a particular focus on the benefits of altitude training in a simulated gym environment if accessible to you. Let’s explore how tailored preparation, physical conditioning, and simulated altitude training can elevate your readiness for the Aconcagua expedition. 1. Tailored Aconcagua Training Plans To conquer the towering heights of Aconcagua, a customized tra ..read more
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Unlocking the Secrets of Longevity: The Power of Hypoxic Training
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by ALTITUDE ATHLETIC
3M ago
In the quest for a long and healthy life, people have explored a multitude of avenues, from diet and lifestyle choices to cutting-edge medical advancements. But what if we told you that a unique and promising approach to enhance longevity involves a form of training that manipulates your body’s response to reduced oxygen levels? Enter hypoxic training – a revolutionary fitness strategy that holds the potential to unlock the secrets of longevity. In this blog post, we will delve into the fascinating world of hypoxic training and how it can play a pivotal role in promoting a longer, healthier ..read more
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High Altitude Training Camps – How much do they cost?
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by ALTITUDE ATHLETIC
3M ago
Elite runners will do blocks of training in high-altitude locations like Flagstaff, Arizona (2,106 m), Aspen, Colorado (2,438 m) or even all the way to the “Home of the Champions” in Iten, Kenya (2,400 m). Why go the distance to run at high elevations? To stimulate a process called erythropoiesis. Erythropoiesis is the process that produces red blood cells in the body, expanding oxygen carrying capacity and resulting in improved endurance, stamina and aerobic performance. And the records show that altitude training does in fact work. According to Runner’s World, 95% of a ..read more
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So what exactly is a Red Blood Cell? And what does it do?
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by ALTITUDE ATHLETIC
3M ago
If you have been around endurance sports for long enough, you’ve definitely heard a coach, a training partner, or a Tour de France broadcaster mention something about red blood cells and how they are important for aerobic exercise. But, what are they, really? And how do they work? Red blood cells (also called erythrocytes) are miniature concave saucers, and exist in trillions in our blood stream. Their main function is to carry oxygen from the lungs to the working muscles. They are important, because muscles need oxygen to perform aerobic exercise. Red blood cells move oxygen with the help ..read more
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What it’s like to cycle through the Pyrenees
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by ALTITUDE ATHLETIC
3M ago
The Pyrenees, a spectacular mountain range, beckons cyclists from all over the world with its challenging climbs and breathtaking scenery. One of our clients is an avid cyclist and recently tackled a cycling trip through the Pyrenees in June. He shared his experience and trip itinerary with us to shed some light on what it’s like to cycle through the Pyrenees.  The Goal We set off on an epic cycling adventure through The Pyrenees mountain range of France (and Spain) organized by Magic Places. The goal: “…have some fun with friends, see some great sights, and get into better sh ..read more
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How to handle altitude sickness
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by ALTITUDE ATHLETIC
3M ago
Imagine your worst hangover. Dizziness, nausea, loss of appetite, the deep desire to just lay down, wherever you are, and sleep. Now, imagine that instead of waking up in your bed after a night out, you’re three quarters of the way up a 12,000 ft. mountain, pushing yourself harder than you ever have in your life. You are experiencing the early symptoms of acute mountain sickness, (or AMS), commonly known as altitude sickness. Altitude sickness is an illness that develops when the body doesn’t have time to adapt to the decreased air pressure and oxygen levels of high altitude—defined as any are ..read more
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