Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Science of Altitude Training.
While there are many great informational and educational blog posts teaching us about High Altitude training I have to give props to people that hit the nail on the head, especially with the Live-Low/Train-High method. P7 Offers just that at both of our locations, Intermittent Hypoxic Training is a term used to explain this method or IHT for short. Excerpt taken from a blog (Link posted below) Written March 6, 2013 by Ben Griffin & Michael Chiovitti "This is by far the easiest form of altitude training that a coach/athlete can integrate into their own training program. It allows...
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The thinner the air, the thinner the people, says new study.
J D Voss, P Masuoka, B J Webber, A I Scher, R L Atkinson International Journal of Obesity , (29 January 2013) | doi:10.1038/ijo.2013.5 Background: The macrogeographic distribution of obesity in the United States, including the association between elevation and body mass index (BMI), is largely unexplained. This study examines the relationship between obesity and elevation, ambient temperature and urbanization. Methods and Findings: Data from a cross-sectional, nationally representative sample of 422 603 US adults containing BMI, behavioral (diet, physical activity, smoking) and demographic (age, sex, race/ethnicity, education, employment, income) variables from the 2011 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System were merged with...
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Great Whiteboard Visual of High Altitude Training
[video file="" color="black"] The Olympics are almost here, and while most athletes have been training day-in and day-out, some endurance competitors have found a secret advantage. Find out how altitude can affect your body and create 'super-athletes'! Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: FACEBOOK:
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