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Altitude Simulation Training Taking Off in Manhattan Beach with Results Beyond Expectations
io USA's altitude training equipment is proving a hit with athletes and non athletes a like. Since opening just over 2 months ago clients have become positively hooked on the innovative program delivering sporting, health and lifestyle benefits.
By: io USA
“I ran the same exact race (and course) two years ago when I was in pretty good running shape--it's a really tough course that is like 5k uphill, 2k down, 2k up, 5k down. I have not been running at all* in the past month and thought I'd just show up for fun. I pulled away from the entire field at 2k and never saw anyone for the rest of the day. I set a course record by 3 minutes and a PR for that course by 4 minutes! And it felt like I was going for a walk! I probably could have gone another 8k if I needed to. It was one of the best races I've had in years! I honestly cannot think of any other reason that I ran so well other than the io training.”
Since opening just over 2 months ago, at its initial location in Manhattan Beach inside Velocity Sports Performance (velocitysp.com/
“The success of the people who have used the program so far is what we would expect but people often are amazed by the boost they get from doing the program “ says Edward Lodge, CEO of io usa.
io altitude training is a leader in the industry, has launched their state of the art and world leading altitude training program looking to offer an edge to people from all walks of life. The io altitude program is built and backed by decades of research and operation.
“the program is easy to do and involves sitting down and breathing high altitude air while the simulator controls the altitude and oxygen delivered to deliver a tailored program to each user, there is no exercise carried out while doing the io program making it something that anyone can do no matter what their fitness level or background and easy to fit into their daily lives”, said Lodge.
Other people have used io for a variety of different reasons, from preparing for a trip to climb Kilimanjaro so they can climb the mountain and limit the effects of altitude.
Another satisfied client is Vladamir Matyushenko (vladthejanitor.com)
Lori Christenson (vixentraining.com)
Eric, who is an ultra marathon runner, has noticed that he is able to push himself a lot harder and recover a lot quicker. On a recent run Eric had to leave his running partners and pick up the pace, feeling so good he could not hold back.
io has also been used by people going to altitude to pre acclimatize, people with exercise asthma and high school athletes all looking for a boost to help them achieve their goals.
io altitude training is simple to use and is looking to grow the network not only in California but across the country. The program is for anyone and the technology can easily be located in any like minded business from gyms and personal training studios to Chiropractors or even bike shops.
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io is run by the Lodge brothers, who share over 18 years’ experience in the altitude simulation business. io has developing sophisticated altitude training technology that gives everyone access to the benefits once reserved for the elite athlete. With Centers located in the USA, New Zealand and Australia.
About altitude training
Altitude training is not new - making its benefits available to the general public is. First developed more than 40 years ago in the Russian aerospace medicine program to train cosmonauts. Around the same time, scientists and sports trainers noticed the amazing results achieved by athletes from high altitude countries at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics
Page Updated Last on: Jan 23, 2009