Category Archives: News & Updates

Leadville 2013 Race Report
Leadville Race Report: I will try to be as eloquent as some people have been with the race report write-ups. Amazing stories out there. With that I will start with the pre-race meeting we had on PPF-H-4CFriday Afternoon.Seeing the veterans of the Phoenix Patriot Foundation and the riders associated toughing out this race with no arms, or one leg; pure will power is something that most of us Endurance athletes know all about. I cannot compare myself to these amazing veterans that not...
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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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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.

Through the production of normobaric hypoxic (oxygen reduced) air, we can simulate altitudes of up to 21,000ft/6,400m. As a result, athletes, fitness enthusiasts and health conscious individuals worldwide can take advantage of the benefits associated with altitude training while at sea-level.
At Peak7 Altitude training we have worked with Hypoxico to create a program for athletes that will increase performance...
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