The Benefits of Altitude Training for Runners

Written by Lindsay Cannon 10 July 2014

The Benefits of Altitude Training for Runners

Training at altitude over 1,800m has the ability to boost oxygen-carrying red blood cells. Even if you've only just a week to spare, training in the mountains can provide both physical and mental benefits that will last for several weeks after you return to a lower altitude. There's a good article on how altitude training can boost performance on the Runner's World site - click here to read more.

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