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The Olympic Altitude Advantage

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The Olympics are almost here, and while most athletes have been training day-in and day-out, some endurance competitors have found a secret advantage. Find out how altitude can affect your body and create ‘super-athletes’!

Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz).

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Some Sources —-

High Altitude Training:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8028992

Altitude affect on the body:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3254048/?tool=pubmed

“Live High, Train Low”:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2492023/?tool=pubmed

Affect on blood:
http://www.healthline.com/hlbook/nut-high-altitude-training

Low Oxygen Housing:
http://altitudetraining.com/main/sports/research/PracticalApproachBurke
http://www.pponline.co.uk/encyc/0239.htm