By understanding how your body moves and what your limitations are, whatever your sport, we aim to deliver the highest quality of care with a view to raising your game.
What is Altitude Training?
Even moderate levels of altitude can affect athletic performance. For this reason, altitude training has increasingly become a preferred method of training for athletes looking to get a competitive advantage. Whether you take part in high-altitude sports and environments or not, altitude training could still be immensely beneficial to you.
In order to perform well at high altitudes, a certain amount of preparation is essential. Without the proper prior coaching, you could end up pushing your body beyond its limit and cause yourself some serious injuries.
What are the benefits of Altitude Training?
A great deal of research has proven the positive effects of altitude training and if you’re looking for guidance, you can find it at Perfect Balance Athlete Services.
This type of training can help improve your overall performance by hiking up your endurance, speed, stamina and recovery time. By training within high altitude environments, your performance at a home level is maximised.
What Happens During Altitude Training?
Our trained specialists will take you through certain benchmarks – particularly your current health levels. In order to test this, we will check your blood pressure, lung function and breathing. Our consultations ensure that you get the very best out of your altitude training.
Whether you’ve undergone altitude training before or if you are just considering it, our experts can show you:
– What level of sensitivity your body has to low oxygen environments
– How to understand the risks of altitude training
– Your perceived level of performance at an altitude
– How you can get the most out of altitude training according to the specific needs and capabilities of your body
Both our Hertfordshire and London clinics feature state of the art altitude training equipment.
How do I book a consultation?
Our qualified sports therapists have years of experience in athletic training and rehabilitation. When you book an appointment with us, we’ll first require a consultation with you to get a good idea of your training habits, goals, and any previous injuries.
We will be able to determine if altitude training is the best kind of training for you and how you can get the most out of it.
Simply call us or fill out our contact form and we will be in touch as soon as possible.
If you are an athlete services team member you can receive significant discount on the costs of your X-rays as well as other diagnostic testing. If you book your appointment through your athlete services manager they will advise you on what your membership entitles you to. Please remember to state your name and your Athlete number when you arrange this.