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three weeks you’ll start to see th­ese adap­ta­tions oc­cur­ring. The more red blood cells you have, the more space there is for trans­port­ing oxy­gen around the body. It’s widely ac­cepted that more red blood cells cor­re­lates with an in­crease in per­for­mance.’

Ery­thro­poi­etin (known as EPO) is a hor­mone se­creted by our kid­neys to gen­er­ate red blood cells, and it can be stim­u­lated by alti­tude train­ing (of

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