New “Altitude Training” Gyms: Less Oxygen, More Gains
Environmental factors – such as temperature, elevation and humidity – can play a significant role in exercise output. While most indoor gyms neutralize these elements, some are taking steps to harness the strain they can put on the body. Altitude training, which requires the body to work harder by reducing the oxygen levels in the air, is starting to become a staple in some gyms. One such gym owner recently spoke to news.com.au about the health benefits associated with altitude training. The challenging workout can yield remarkable results because it allows more oxygen to flow to muscles and increase aerobic capacity. Read more.