Altitude Training Blogs

Altitude Training Blogs

Ever since the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City (7,382 feet), altitude training has become essential to an elite endurance athlete’s exercise program. Athletes who lived in high altitude regions performed better than athletes from lower elevation regions. Since then, altitude training has been studied extensively in endurance sports. Most scientific studies focus on running and cycling, however, the effect of altitude training is relatively uncertain in swimming. The sport differs from other endurance sports in its style of conditioning.MORE

When you train in Mammoth Lakes, you’re training among the best. Professional and elite runners, cyclists, triathletes and more could very easily be the athlete ahead of you on the trail. They flock to the Eastern Sierra for its high altitude attributes that make them leaner and meaner when it comes to race day. While in Mammoth Lakes, these athletes are often given a home base at the Mammoth Lakes Endurance Crib at Snowcreek Resort.MORE

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