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  • From left to right - MMA fighter John Philips, The Altitude Centre Ireland director Colin Griffin and SBG head coach John Kavanagh, pictured as John Phillips prepares for his UFC debut fight in Denver in January 2017.

    UFC debutante John Phillips trains above the rest with The Altitude Centre Ireland

    Posted: Jan 15, 2017

    The Altitude Centre Ireland is delighted to be supporting MMA fighter John Phillips as he prepares for his debut UFC fight in Denver on January 28th. Denver is located at an altitude of 1730m above sea-level and Phillips is using one of our altitude ...

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    Christmas Gift Vouchers Available

    Posted: Dec 19, 2016

    The Altitude Centre Ireland have gift vouchers available for Christmas. 
    This may be useful for friends, colleagues or loved ones who are athletes or preparing for an altitude challenge, such as climbing Kilimanjaro in 2017. 
    Vouchers are avail ...

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  • Irish Olympians train above the rest

    Ireland's Olympians train above the rest

    Posted: Aug 08, 2016

    The Altitude Centre Ireland is proud to have among its clients, a number of Team Ireland athletes who will be competing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro over the next two weeks. The Olympic Council of Ireland selected a team of 77 athletes ...

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    British Swimmers prepare for Rio at altitude in Limerick

    Posted: Jul 01, 2016

    British swimmers including gold medal favourite James Guy are currently training at the National Altitude Training Centre in Limerick in their final preparation for next months Rio Olympic Games. The squad, who will be supervised by head coach Jol Fi ...

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  • Irish Olympians train above the rest

    Altitude Centre Ireland client departs for Everest

    Posted: Mar 26, 2015

    The Altitude Centre Ireland client Paul Devaney departs this week for Mount Everest in his mission to climb the seventh of the worlds highest summits. Paul has been preparing since December at the University of Limerick sleeping in an altitude tent t ...

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  • REPs certified course on Hypoxia and Hypoxic Training for High Performance

    Posted: Mar 16, 2015

    The Altitude Centre Ireland will be running a day course in Hypoxia and Hypoxic Training for High Performance on Monday March 23rd in the University of Limerick. The course will be REPs Level 3 accredited with 3 CPD points available and will be deliv ...

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    The Altitude Centre Ireland director discusses retirement, altitude and elite sport

    Posted: Oct 20, 2014

    In an exclusive interview with Australian-based international coaching organisation Global Sports Coach, The Altitude Centre Ireland director Colin Griffin discusses his retirement from his international athletics career and the use of altitude train ...

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  • Leinster Rugby captain Jamie Heaslip (left) and head of fitness Daniel Tobin (right) pictured with Altitude Centre Ireland director Colin Griffin as the new altitude chamber was installed at Leinster Rugby

    New Altitude Chamber for Leinster Rugby

    Posted: Jul 15, 2014

    The Altitude Centre Ireland were delighted to install a new custom-built altitude chamber into Leinster Rugby training facilities in University College Dublin for their pre-season training phase. The temporary structure, which can house up to twelve ...

    Read more | Comments (1) | Tags: altitude training hypoxic training injury Jamie Heaslip Leinster Rugby performance rehabilitation rugby Strength and conditioning The Altitude Centre Ireland
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    Altitude Centre Ireland clients climbing Everest

    Posted: Apr 03, 2014

    With Everest season in full swing a number of Altitude Centre Ireland clients are tackling the worlds highest mountain including Everest Basecamp, K2 and Everest itself. 
    One of our clients - Sorcha Rountree is currently on Everest Basecamp and is ...

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  • Irish rugby player Jamie Heaslip sleeps in an altitude tent

    Posted: Mar 03, 2014

    In a feature article on The Score, Irish rugby team vice-captain and Lions Jamie Heaslip described how altitude training plays a role in his pre-season preparation. Heaslip known for his meticulous attention to detail when it comes to maximising perf ...

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