Why Should Athletes Use Altitude Training For Peak Performance? (2021 Study) 🚵‍♂️⛰️

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This article is evidence-based, verified by Dr Adil Maqbool

We’ve seen a massive amount of resources spent training at altitude in the decades since the 1968 Olympics. Many endurance athletes seem to benefit from this, varying from a potential 1% differential to as big as 3% (Carl Valle, 2019). Therefore, altitude training for peak performance should be considered necessary for athletes wanting to increase their output substantially.

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Stretching to Improve Flexibility for MMA and Jiu-Jitsu 🧘🥋

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Some may say that fitness is a form of self-care, but I’d like to keep things simple and instead call it a discipline. To quote Jocko Willink, “Discipline equals freedom,” and I couldn’t agree more. Flexibility for MMA and Jiu-Jitsu cannot be ignored if you want to progress.

It is also one of the most challenging goals to achieve for many people. Hitting the gym takes a lot of motivation. Often, this motivation deteriorates when we receive validation from our peers or whenever we hit our arbitrary powerlifting goals. You may bump up the motivation temporarily by purchasing a new pair of MMA shoes, or a nice shiny new mouth guard, or a gym bag, but this won’t last.

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