April 2010 Blog Posts (1)

Swimming to increase lung capacity at high altitude

Ed Viesturs the first American to reach the 14 highest peaks in the world without supplemental oxygen has more lung capacity than the average person. The more lung capacity you have the better you’ll perform at high altitude. Although a big part of lung capacity is biological it is possible to increase your lung capacity through proper training. I think swimming is a great way for mountaineers to increase their lung capacity.

There are a few tips to get the most out of your swim… Continue

Added by Ali Alami on April 14, 2010 at 10:01am — No Comments

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