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Quick words on altitude training

April 1, 2015

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I was recently reexamining altitude training for something I’ll write about in the future. Here are some of my notes. – This is a solid paper on altitude training: –Does altitude training increase exercise performance in elite athletes? David Epstein’s The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance goes into great detail on this topic […]

Some notes on The Sports Gene

June 4, 2014

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The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance by David Epstein is the best book I’ve read in a long time. Due to the mass media’s coverage of this book -which was often poor; I’ll get to that- I held off on reading this. I was expecting too much a denouncement of hard work and […]