Dr. Jack Daniels On How Long It Takes To Adapt To Altitude

By |2024-01-18T17:49:26-05:00September 23rd, 2010|Training tips|

Part II of Jack’s Altitude Training Series focuses on, How long does it take to adapt to altitude. As already mentioned, in slow-speed endurance events, altitude-best performances will never match sea-level bests, but they will definitely improve with altitude training. In as few as two weeks, altitude performance will be noticeably improved. Within about six […]

Altitude Training by Dr. Jack Daniels, Part I

By |2024-01-18T17:57:46-05:00September 17th, 2010|Training tips|

Dr. Jack Daniels on the effects of training at altitude. As you ascend to altitudes above about 1000 meters (a little over 3000 feet) you start to realize the effects of training at altitude. The amount of oxygen that is carried by the hemoglobin in the blood is reduced, resulting in less oxygen delivered to […]

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