Training Diary

Training Diary

Altitude Tent Training Diary The following blogpost is a consolidation of diary entries from an elite male cyclist. He used the Affinity Altitude sleeping system to acclimatise and maximise training prior to an endurance cycling race at altitude (one of the most...
Nutrition at Altitude

Nutrition at Altitude

Key Points To optimise the physiological and performance benefits of altitude training, nutrition must be addressed due to: increased energy requirements required for training, increased sweating and urination leading to increased water losses and secondary effects...
Altitude Training Methods

Altitude Training Methods

Key Points Live-high train-low altitude training models have been demonstrated to increase haemoglobin mass, aerobic capacity and repeat sprint ability. In addition this model can reduce the likelihood of acute mountain sickness and achieve partial ventilatory...
The Science Behind cont.

The Science Behind cont.

Key Points Aerobic exercise uses oxygen, anaerobic exercise does not – you become fatigued much more quickly when exercising anaerobically. At altitude the availability of oxygen is less, so your body adapts to improve the efficiency of transporting oxygen in your...