Category: Altitude Training

Functional Training, Sales, & More!

FS1 – Functional Strength Training Sign Up Here We have officially brought back our Functional Strength Classes, but wait… What’s functional strength again? Functional training involves training the body to make everyday tasks and movements easier. The goal is to increase your bodies range of motion, increase strength in and ability in everyday activities, and […]

Race Season Checklist

Are you ready for race season? by Selina Campbell The race season, especially here in Alberta is painfully short so it is easy for it to creep up on you before you know it and there you are at the start line.  But have you done a check to make sure you are fully prepared? […]

Altitude Training and Your Lungs

Spring is on the way.  Outdoor rides, runs, hikes are booked in your calendar.  From a coaches perspective, it is interesting how the majority of training over the winter focuses on predominantly your legs.  We do spin classes, run intervals and lift weights repeatedly every week.Why?  Here are the main adaptations: Increased Leg Power and […]

Staying Motivated for the Year

Use a System to Build a Lifestyle The purpose of goal setting is to win the game, finish the race or take a line out of the bucket list.  Goals are powerful motivators to get moving and dedicated.  However, there is one catch.  What happens after the goal is achieved?  What happens if the event […]

HEAT CAMP – PLASMA VOLUME EXPANSION

HEAT CAMP III Imagine riding in Maui on a hot day with the ocean blowing a mist on you…hmm that’s nice!  Come with us to cleanse the spirit and lose a few pounds!  You will walk, ride or run in our Altitude Chamber at 10,000ft, the temperature will be jacked to 25 degrees Celsius with 75% […]

Reducing the Burn – the Lactate Paradox

How Altitude Training is changing how we feel and perform Over the last two years, clients have repeatedly reported that they feel stronger, more powerful and recover faster after their Altitude exposures.  Our study used elite cyclists whom all reported a power increase from as low as 10 watts and up to 25 watts over […]

Oh My Blood!

Oh, my Blood! It’s race week. Are you ready? Training camps are done. The goal you set this time last year is calling for closure. Are you ready? Have you trained enough? Is the equipment ready? What are you going to eat the day before and during your event? Have I booked the hotel?! These […]

WHY ALTITUDE TRAINING IS FOR YOU!

WHY ALTITUDE TRAINING IS FOR YOU! THE BIGGEST misconception about exercising at altitude is that you have to be a high performance athlete. NOT TRUE! At TCR we have all types of people benefiting from their time in the altitude room. The percentage of Oxygen is changed inside the room to simulate a higher elevation. You can […]

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