In this article you will receive 10 valuable tips that will help you altitude training with the altitude tent can optimize. Simulate altitude air with a altitude generator seems simple but in practice it is a good example of technology that you want to make optimal use of. The following smart tips help your body to get the maximum effect from your period in the height tent.
1. Drink more water than usual
At height your body dehydrates faster, so it is advisable to drink around 0.5 liters of extra water.
2. Make enough hours in the height tent
Your body is acclimatized to the altitude while sleeping in the height tent. You can tell by your increased heart rate and reduced saturation. To compensate for this and to stay fit, we recommend sleeping an extra 1 hour / night on average.
3. Take extra iron supplements
Because of the height, the body will produce more red blood cells, so your iron supply can be exhausted faster. For an ideal iron intake, take the iron supplement on an empty stomach and in combination with a fresh orange.
NOTE: There are many iron supplements on the market. The Trisport Pharma Erythromax V-Caps we can highly recommend it. From our experience, this is a very easily absorbable iron supplement with vitamin B complex, chlorophyll and taurine.
4. Create structure and make a plan when you will stay in the height tent
5. Eat fish
Fish contains a lot of folic acid. Folic acid is also an important element in the entire process.
6. Ventilate the height tent every day
Also under your mattress as it is temporarily unable to ventilate at the bottom due to the plastic of the height tent.
7. Build up the height gradually
Start at 2000m and build up the height gradually depending on your saturation.
8. Use a saturation meter
Your saturation measurement, measured in the height tent in the morning, is decisive when setting the correct height. Ideally it is somewhere between 90 and 92%. That is why all our rental systems are standard equipped with a saturation meter.
9. Inform your environment
If they are aware of your altitude training with a height tent, they can also take this into account.
10. Avoid stress
Stress can affect any kind of training, too altitude training.