Tag Archives: oxygen

Ain’t That Mountain High Enough?

The talk about altitude the other day made me wonder why some people can handle altitude changes better than others. Evolution very clearly accounts for differences in certain populations, but why do certain individuals feel such prominent side effects of … Continue reading

Posted in Exercise Physiology, Week 3 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Just Breathe (Except don’t!)

After witnessing the incredible 22-minute breath-holding Stig Severinsen break his own world record, I became fascinated with how this mind-blowing feat is possible. I can still recall those blissful summer days in the pool when my sisters and I would … Continue reading

Posted in Exercise Physiology, Week 2 | Tagged , , | 5 Comments