Eight weeks of simulated altitude training – an introduction
May 10, 2013
You only have to look as far as Team Sky’s Tenerife training camps to see that altitude training is taken seriously at the pointy end of the sport. Now, in collaboration with the Melbourne-based Bodyology altitude training facility we’ve been able to tee up an eight-week simulated altitude training block for local A-grade cyclist Stephen …
Explaining the science of altitude training
March 6, 2013
If there’s one thing we’ve learnt from professional cycling in the past decade or so, it’s that athletes are willing to look beyond the training track to find ways of improving their performance. But as Ben Griffin writes, there is a way of fast-tracking improvement that isn’t illegal (unless you’re in Italy): altitude training.