When your body experiences less oxygen, it works harder. This leads to a dramatic increase in burning energy and an increase in calorie expenditure. An increase in calorie expenditure then leads to an increase in heart rate which in turn causes an increase in lactate threshold.
BeforeJohn Smith (January 2016)
AfterJohn Smith (May 2016)
These physiological changes are all happening at a much faster time frame than training at sea level. As our body is working much more efficiently, we promote excess post oxygen consumption (EPOC) is the amount of energy our body’s burn after training. Therefore, you will still be burning fat when you’re sitting back at work on your computer.