Rushall Thoughts, (1994).
Anyone who proposes altitude training has to answer and explain the following questions:
- What are the benefits of training for a brief period (< one month) at moderate altitude?
- What are the specific benefits that will transfer to sea-level performance dynamics (evidence must be supplied)?
- How are those benefits retained for sea-level performance after sea-level readaptation has taken place?
- What do swimmers think of altitude training? [The US swimmers hate it. Few are willing to go to Colorado Springs, even though it is free, because it disrupts their training so much.]
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