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Interesting article: Hypoxia increases muscle hypertrophy induced by resistance training


The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsu City, Mie Prefecture, Japan, published an interesting article on how Hypoxia increases muscle hypertrophy induced by resistance training. PURPOSE: Recent studies have shown that low-intensity resistance training with vascular occlusion (kaatsu training) induces muscle hypertrophy. A local hypoxic environment facilitates muscle hypertrophy during kaatsu training. We postulated that muscle hypertrophy...

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Altitude acclimatization by sleeping in a head tent


Altitude acclimatization by sleeping in a head tent

Here's our good friend and partner Adrian Ballinger preparing for his oxygen-less attempt on ‪Everest‬ from the Northside (Tibet) with Cory Richards. Adrian has already summited Everest 6x but this will be his first without the use of supplemental O2. Using the Head Tent has allowed Adrian to maintain his aggressive pre-acclimatization schedule without having to infringe on his partner's sleep. Adrian's company Alpenglow Expeditions leads ‪‎RapidAscent‬ expeditions around the world -...

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Kilian Jornet Offers First Details of 2016 Everest Speed Record Bid


Kilian Jornet Offers First Details of 2016 Everest Speed Record Bid

Kilian Jornet, already one of the most impressive ultrarunners in the world, is about to upend the mountaineering world, too, with his wildly ambitious — and somewhat mad — Summits of My Life project. So far he has set speed records on Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Denali, and Aconcagua. This year, in his final summit attempt, he’s tackling Everest. And this is no normal Big E bid. Jornet plans to go up the North Side of the mountain, choosing between the Horbein and Norton couloirs,...

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Congrats to our friend and client David Liaño for reaching the summit of ‪Everest‬ for the sixth time!


Congrats to our friend and client David Liaño for reaching the summit of ‪Everest‬ for the sixth time!

Climbing Everest involves a long acclimatization process. We make several ascents on the mountain before the final climb to the summit. Every time we go up, we climb higher and higher. Some people call each of these cycles “rotations”. I arrived at Everest Base Camp at 5,300m to begin my rotations on April 19, after attempting to climb Mount Pachermo, and climbing to the summit of Lobuje East. Pachermo is a non-technical peak around 6,200 meters high that this last winter received almost...

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Hypoxic training swimming: New Swimming Pool Installation


Hypoxic training swimming: New Swimming Pool Installation
There really is no limit to the level of job the Hypoxico Team can execute. Here is a new exciting product we offer shown after our first installation in Moscow, Russia.

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Clients on Aconcagua


Clients on Aconcagua

We just got he below message from our partner Adrian Ballinger at Alpenglow Expeditions. “All of our first team is on top of Aconcagua! Only ten days after leaving the USA and only six days on mountain. All feeling great! Great confirmation of our Rapid Ascent system and Hypoxico and our logistics. Now we just have to get the word out to the world!” – Adrian Ballinger, Owner of Alpenglow Expeditions Aconcagua-Hypoxico-Altitude-Training Messages like this get us so fired up! To...

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