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Rio 2016 Guide

The Ultimate Guide to Rio 2016 Whether you’re watching from home or jet-setting to Rio, you won’t want to miss the most talked-about Olympic events of 2016. The 2016 Olympics will take place from Aug. 5 through 21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Oxygen Plus is not affiliated with the Olympic games, however the company is a proud sponsor of up-and-coming Olympic track cyclist Cheryl Fairweather, who is representing her home country of Belize in the Rio games. Click here to learn about how this elite athlete uses recreational oxygen...

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Elite Crossfit Athlete Ryan Fischer talks about his experience with Oxygen Plus

Elite Crossfit Athlete Ryan Fischer talks about his experience with Oxygen Plus (formerly Oxygen Factor). IMPORTANT NOTE: CrossFit, Inc. does not endorse, sanction, approve of or support this product or any content or opinions expressed herein.

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The Most Bizarre Olympic Sports of All-Time

We’re all patiently awaiting this year’s Olympic games in Rio. There are high-stakes in swimming, running and gymnastics. But did you know that these seemingly staple sports weren’t always the big focus of the Olympics? Here’s a look back at...

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Why Oxygen Plus is so effective for Crossfit

In this video, learn why Oxygen Plus (formerly Oxygen Factor) is so effective for CrossFit athletes. IMPORTANT NOTE: CrossFit, Inc. does not endorse, sanction, approve of or support this product or any content or opinions expressed herein.

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World Champion Bench Presser Explains Benefit of Oxygen

Two-Time SPF World Champion Bench Presser Joey Smith talks about how he keeps himself powerful and explosive during training and competition using Oxygen Plus (formerly Oxygen Factor). He also explains why every power lifter should be using it if they...

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Final Exams? Kick the Fatigue with Recreational Oxygen

All-nighters are an inevitable part of college life – including finals week, rush week, or any other night of the week. Keeping a canister of pure recreational oxygen from Oxygen Plus (O+) on your desk is a healthy way to...

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The Best National Parks to Enjoy this Summer: from Acadia to Zion

With 59 pristine, protected landscapes to enjoy, there’s no better way to spend an all-American summer than in the National Parks. Don’t forget to pack some H2O and your trusty recreational oxygen canister to get the most out of these...

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Using Oxygen to Boost Marathon Performance

Using Oxygen to Boost Marathon Performance In 2015, a study was released that proved that elite Kenyan runners have greater brain oxygenation during running, which could account for their higher performance during long-distance runs (Cerebral Oxygenation). The study suggests that...

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Mike Rodgers Explains the Benefits of Oxygen

In this interview, 2014 100m National Champion Mike Rodgers talks about how he uses Oxygen Plus (formerly Oxygen Factor) in competition and what kind of benefits he gets.

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How to Use Oxygen for MMA

Benefit to MMA Athletes Stay Strong and Explosive for Longer Reduce Lactic Acid Fatigue Reduce Recovery Time Between Training Sessions Helps give you energy when cutting weight When to Use Oxygen plus (Formerly Oxygen Factor) Before any High Intensity Training...

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The Best Hiking Trails in the U.S.

The Best & Most Memorable Hiking Trails in the U.S. Strap on your CamelBak, the recreational oxygen and get moving! Oxygen Plus (O+) has the inside scoop on the best long-distance hiking trails in the U.S. – from rugged mountain...

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How to Use Oxygen for Track & Field

Benefit to Track Athletes Reduce Lactic Acid Fatigue Increase Power and Explosiveness Increase Endurance – Finish Stronger Reduce Recovery Time Between Sets & Training Days When to Use Oxygen Plus (Formerly Oxygen Factor) Sprint Interval Training Strength Training After Training...

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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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USA Open Swim Team Member Explains the Benefits of Oxygen

In this interview, US Open Water Swim Team member, Joey Pedraza, talks about how pre-loading with Oxygen Plus (formerly Oxygen Factor) allows him to swim faster with less effort and how it has helped him put forth better competitive performances....

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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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How to Use Oxygen for Bodybuilding

Benefits To Bodybuilders Substantially More Reps and Sets before Failure Reduced Lactic Acid Burn Reduced Recovery Time Between Sets Reduced Muscle Soreness after Intense Training Pose Harder and Longer on Stage Hidetada Yamagishi is one of the top bodybuilders in...

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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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Gold Medalist Felix Sanchez Explains the Benefits of Oxygen

Oxygen Plus (formerly Oxygen Factor), the leading brand in portable sports oxygen, has had the endorsement of two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Felix Sanchez as a Sponsored Athlete through the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Sanchez is arguably the...

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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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