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Altitude Training and Fatigue

Some Athletes have come to experience a sort of fatigue when undergoing IHT or Tent base altitude training. I thought I would collaborate some info in a post to help the understanding of what is going on physiologically:

 

REST AND RECOVERY:

Graph-smallFirst thing to realize is that doing any kind of High Altitude training causes the body to increase the metabolism, of course when this happens your body under-goes an increase in stress meaning that you need to recover after a high altitude training session. To some...
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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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Great Whiteboard Visual of High Altitude Training
[video file="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmkO8oWyg8Y" 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: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE...
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