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Free webinar: Training with a MOXY muscle oxygen sensor

The MOXY is a muscle oxygen sensor that can measure the saturation of hemoglobin and myoglobin of for example your quads.

Do you think your apnea walks are effective?

They might be. You can practice apnea walking with an oximeter, but it is hard to know exactly what is going on in the muscles. For some training you don’t need the oxygen in the muscles to drop, and for other training it needs to drop as much as possible.

Now, the guesswork is over.

Using a MOXY muscle oxygen sensor it is possible to measure the oxygen content in the muscles. You can strap the MOXY to your quad, biceps, or any other muscle to gauge the level of oxygen during exercise.

MOXY oxygen monitor.
The MOXY can be used to measure the oxygen levels in your muscles during exercise. Image taken from here

I have tested a set of exercises, including apnea walking, apnea squats, and bicycle interval training using the MOXY and will be sharing my results during a free webinar. The webinar will start at 12 noon CST, Tuesday December 12th, and run until about 12.45. There will be ample time for questions.

Register for the free webinar now!

Hope to see you there.

Win a free copy of Success and Failure by Sara Campbell

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The competition will close on Monday July 3rd, 11.59 pm (UTC+0800), and winners will be randomly selected on Tuesday July 4th.

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Holistic Freediving by Eric Fattah

About Eric

If you have not heard of Eric Fattah but are interested in the history of competitive freediving, now is the time. In 1998 Eric invented fluid goggles, not realizing that Roland Specker had invented similar goggles in France but never marketed them. In 2001 Eric set the first world record with a monofin in constant weight (- 82 m). He dove to -80.5 m in Vancouver without a wetsuit in waters that are approximately 5 °C (41 Fahrenheit) below the thermocline. Eric dove FRC (Functional Residual Volume: diving on an exhale) for four full years, in an attempt to counter decompression sickness and registers his deepest FRC dive at Vertical Blue to 71.9 m. His experience with decompression sickness led him to implement the first experimental decompression sickness algorithm for freediving in his Liquivision dive computers.

Eric is a world class diver who has invented many techniques, and coached well known freedivers such as Branko Petrovic and William Trubridge. He wrote ‘Holistic Freediving’ in 2012, a book designed for freedivers who want to do targeted exercise to increase their CO2 tolerance, low O2 tolerance, diving reflex, and have specialized (cross-)training programs. The book is phenomenal and contains so many novel approaches to freediving that it is well worth the price tag (US$ 95).

Holistic Freediving by Eric Fattah
Eric Fattah

Holistic Freediving

One part of Eric’s phasic training that you will learn about in Holistic Freediving is ‘foundational training’. This training allows you to become better able to withstand hypercapnia and hypoxia. Even better, it will do so without pushing you to the limit and requiring many days of recovery. Forget max attempts until you have laid the foundation. You will be better able to cope with the deep dives, without having lost many training days because you needed to recover. The cross-trainings described in this book are also novel and very effective. No more Wonka tables or simple static tables. Some of Eric’s dry static tables are done with the help of pure O2 and an oximeter. Other tables incorporate exhale statics and hyperventilation. They are intense, but extremely effective. Within three weeks of doing one cycle of static trainings weekly I managed to do a 3 min 45 breathhold on an exhale. My personal best before that? One minute forty seconds.

The price of the product [95 USD] is proportional to the lifetime of secrets it contains and the extraordinary tribulations I went through to discover them – Eric Fattah

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