Oxygen+ Articles - Gym

Elevating Ballet and Modern Dance with Oxygen Plus

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member | As a former classical ballet and modern dancer who embodied the teachings of Martha Graham, George Balanchine and Loyce Houlton and until taking the old collegiate detour, I have a deep, personal appreciation for the rigorous demand placed on the body – and mind – of professional dancers. The endurance, precision, grace, strength and flexibility that makes my position today in the audience so enjoyable, comes with great sacrifice that many (including myself) cannot, or will not, make. Ballet Dancers Are Breathing Oxygen Plus...

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Exercise and Oxygen Deficit vs. Oxygen Debt

John William and the O+ Team | Yes, you’re healthy and work out…but do you ever wonder why you’re out of breath when hiking up a long flight of stairs? Let’s take a look – through the lens of oxygen...

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An Oxygen Boost, the Breath, and the GYROTONIC® Exercise Method

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member | What’s catching wind with professional dancers, elite athletes, such as Andy Murray and Tiger Woods, and wellness-minded celebrities, including Lady Gaga and Madonna? The mesmerizing GYROTONIC® exercise method is a comprehensive approach and system...

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Will Using Recreational Oxygen Impact My Routine Treadmill Workout?

Lee Wyton, BSc (Hons), MSc (Student in Sport Physiology) and the O+ Team | O+ Customer Question: Will using recreational oxygen impact my routine treadmill workout? "At the age of 66, I established my baseline of BPM and SpO2 pre-exercise...

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Why NFL Football Players Breathe Oxygen on the Sidelines

Alenni Nemitz and Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Members | If you’ve ever watched a professional football game such as the National Football League (NFL), you might have seen the players using an oxygen mask on the sidelines between plays. Oxygen...

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Top Five Sports in 2017

Golf, hockey, badminton, oh my. There is certainly no shortage of options for aspiring athletes. Pledge Sports recently released a report of the top sports in 2017 based on world participation. Sport fans and athletes alike, the results may surprise...

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The Side Effects of Using Canned Oxygen

Canned oxygen is quickly becoming a top choice for naturally restoring and refreshing the mind and body. In medical and non-medical scenarios, oxygen is used to help everything from sleeping disorders to asthma, fatigue, athletic performance and more. Now available...

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The Best Time to Breathe Canned Oxygen?

Perhaps the question is, when isn’t it the best time to breathe canned oxygen? Any time is a good time for healthy people who use the product as directed…unless you’re flying in a commercial airplane. In that case it’s not...

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Oxygen Bars vs Portable Oxygen Guide: Mobility of Canned Oxygen

Here at Oxygen Plus (O+), we're big believers in pure oxygen. While posting up at an oxygen bar can give you some of the same great benefits of breathing pure oxygen as portable O2, there's one aspect of canned oxygen...

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Ultimate Weight Training Guide: Types of Exercises

Five Types of Weight Training Exercises If you want to get started on weight training – either to build your overall strength or to prep for a competition – Oxygen Plus (O+) can help. Here are five popular types of...

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10 Exercises to Take Your Gym Game to the Next Level

Pump it Up: 10 Exercises to Take Your Gym Game to the Next Level Boost your gym game with these quick exercises designed to strengthen, tone, boost endurance and restore the body. Strengthen: Triceps Dip - Use a chair or...

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Oxygen Plus's Ultimate Gym & Workout Guide

Exercise Routines: Mixing Things Up Oxygen Plus is all about helping you maximize your physical prowess, and these unique exercise routines will ensure that you never get bored with the same old weeknight weights and treadmill. The Beginner's Routine For...

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How and Why Athletes Use Oxygen

Usage Guidelines Improve your workouts and competitions by using Oxygen Plus (O+) to refresh and restore fatigued muscles. Breathing supplemental oxygen gives the body a boost of 97 percent recreational oxygen to safely and naturally give your WODs, hikes, competitions...

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61 Average Rep Increase in Squat Test

We did a test with six athletes from NOX Training in Riverside, CA. We had the athletes do a tough squat workout without Oxygen Plus (formerly Oxygen Factor), and then we had them repeat the workout again 1 week later,...

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Using Oxygen for Powerlifting

Benefits To Powerlifters Stay Powerful and Explosive for Longer Reduce Lactic Acid Fatigue Maximize ATP Production Reduce Recovery Time Between Sets When To Use Oxygen Plus Before and During Training After Training for Recovery In Competition ALWAYS How To Use...

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Hidetada Yamagishi Tells Benefits of Using Oxygen

In this interview, IFBB Pro Bodybuilder Hidetada Yamagishi talks about how Oxygen Plus (formerly Oxygen Factor) increases his training capacity and muscle pump while reducing his lactic acid, helping him build a magnificent physique. He also discusses how O+ oxygen...

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How to Use Oxygen for CrossFit

Benefit To Crossfitters Increased Explosivity Sustained Power Output Increased Muscle Stamina Delay “Gassing Out” Reduced Lactic Acid Fatigue Reduced Recovery Time Between Sets & Training Days When To Use Oxygen Plus Before any High Intensity Training Strength Training After Training...

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Cheryl Fairweather – Pro Athlete, O+ Ambassador

Professional multi-sport athlete Cheryl Fairweather knows what it takes to perform at her optimum level. A Team USA track and field star, a professional cycling competitor, and a former women’s league football player, Cheryl makes every breath count by caring...

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The Athlete's Guide to Using Oxygen Plus

This guide is to help you as an athlete better understand when to use Oxygen Plus (formerly Oxygen Factor) for optimal results. When to use Oxygen Plus: Before and during any strength training (weights, plyos or circuit training) Before and...

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Using Supplemental Oxygen to Improve Athletic Performance

This is a video that every serious athlete should watch. Sports oxygen expert, Craig Inaba, discusses how and why supplemental, recreational oxygen can be used to dramatically improve power, endurance and recovery. There are so many benefits of supplemental oxygen,...

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Hypoxic Training vs Hyperoxic Training

The benefits of high-altitude training have been touted for decades. This hypoxic (low oxygen) training helps to familiarize your body with lower levels of oxygen, kind of like training your body to operate on less sleep or less food. While...

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Benefits of Pre-Loading Supplemental Oxygen for Athletes

Athletes understand that cellular respiration is required for aerobic exercise. You breathe in oxygen, then it travels through your bloodstream to your muscles, where it combines with the stored glucose to create ATP, your body’s primary energy source. Although both...

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The Role of Oxygen in Muscle Recovery

We’ve seen how muscles use oxygen during exercise, but how does oxygen affect your body once you’ve kicked off your shoes and whipped up a protein shake? Let’s take a look at how oxygen can help your muscles safely recover...

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How Oxygen Affects Muscle Performance

Craig Inaba and the O+ Team | We all know that our bodies need oxygen to survive, but we often overlook its importance in exercise capabilities and muscle performance. High level athletes in every sport are turning to portable oxygen...

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