Training at altitude with CHASKi

The benefits of altitude training Altitude training is common practice among endurance athletes seeking to improve performance. It is generally performed at > 2,000 meters (> 6,560 ft) above sea level and induces a series of physiological adaptations, such as increased production of red blood cells and hemoglobin, which improve the body’s ability to transport and utilize oxygen. These adaptations generate improved …

[Whitepaper] Assessment of ventilatory thresholds for zone training: Can they be obtained outside the laboratory?

Do you want to know what options exist to assess ventilatory thresholds and how you could do it on your own? In the whitepaper “Assessment of ventilatory thresholds for zone training: Can they be obtained outside the laboratory?” our Sports Specialist, Consuelo Soto, explains the benefits of zone training, how professionals do it and how …

Did you know that all people who train based on their thresholds increase their VO2max?

Among the components of the exercise prescription, intensity is arguably the most important. If the intensity is too low, there may be no effect after training and if the intensity is too high it can lead to overtraining. The traditional way of prescribing exercise has been based on percentages of heart rate reserve (HRR) or …