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Old 08-26-2011, 04:06 AM   #7
Johnboy2007
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Default Re: Definition of 'Fit' ?

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as i wrote before i cannot due altitude training due to the fact that in Malta we dont have any mountains or high lands.. but ill try to do some research around, roughly how high should i be for this training method to actually work?
Over 1500 meters , i would seriously consider other methods. It is used for pro athletes who are using it to benefit competition , when the competition is usually held at high altitude, the benefits at sea level are arguable and the research divided. Also the effects are generally thought to only last 3-6 weeks.

By all means do some research , i am at the moment just out of interest. While your at it research the benefits of anaerobic training and sprints and intervals. Would be very effective and less complicated!
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