Altitude Training

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  • Altitude Training
    • How?
      • Training at an altitude of 2km or higher.
      • There is less oxygen in the air and oxygen carrying capacity is reduced
      • The body compensates by making more red blood cells
        • Red blood cells helps oxygen reach your muscles.
    • Who Benefits?
      • Endurance athletes.
      • Athletes that work aerobically.
    • Limitations
      • Difficult to complete
      • Fitness can be lost
      • Suffer from altitude sickness
      • Benefits are lost after 15 days

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