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Elevation Training Mask 2.0 Review

by Matt Lo Cascio
Fighters and athletes are always looking for ways to improve their conditioning. They know it's often the difference between two competitors. That's why Elevation Training Mask 2.0 is drawing raves: it helps make people better athletes.
 
Elevation Training Mask 2.0 Elevation Training Mask 2.0 is a revolutionary product that helps athletes improve performance and endurance by simulating high altitude training, something once available only to those in the Western part of the country.
 
Tito Ortiz famously trained up in the mountains of Big Bear in California, not only for the tranquility provided by its sanctuary, but because of its altitude: over 6,700 sq. ft. above sea level. Ortiz bought the camp from boxing legend Oscar de la Hoya, who also trained there.
 
Professional sports teams in Utah and Denver have statistically-proven home court/field advantages simply due to the altitude at which they play. They play half of their games in altitudes of anywhere from 5,000 - 9,400 sq. ft. Visiting teams that play there simply can't withstand the difference in oxygen levels. Home teams are used to the high altitude, and at the end of the game they still have gas left in the tank.
 
That's why Training Mask 2.0 is so effective. It can simulate those altitudes with settings for various "Resistance Breathing" elevations, from 3,000 to 18,000 sq. ft. Training at those levels does several different things to your lungs. It conditions them at a stronger resistance, increases their capacity and increases anaerobic thresholds. The Training Mask also helps to strengthen your diaphragm and makes you focus on proper breathing technique.
 
 
 
Javier Ultreras, a multi-sport athlete in Chicago, uses Elevation Training Mask in a variety of ways. A runner, BJJ practitioner and basketball player, Ultreras said his favorite benefit of using Training Mask 2.0 is the marked improvement in his breathing technique.
 
"Everyone I've talked to says this is usually the first thing they notice about training with the mask. If you have 'sloppy' breathing, as my running coach used to say, you are wasting precious oxygen supply to your muscles. All of that can lead to inefficient cardio-training, which in turn leads to slower times, tiring out, cramps, etc. I thought I had come close to perfecting my breathing technique for running, but the first couple of weeks of training with the mask I realized I had a lot to improve upon," Ultreras said.
 
Ultreras also uses the mask while hitting pads during Muay Thai training, and noticed it even improved the simple act of warming up. "Warm ups don't take as long to get my heart rate up."
 
Amateur MMA fighter Jason Belyew holds titles with two different organizations. He said Training Mask brought his cardio to a higher level. "It's a phenomenal tool for MMA training and conditioning, hands down," Belyew said. "And not just for running on a treadmill. I used it lifting weights and hitting mitts. Very real altitude simulation."
 
Elevation Training Mask 2.0 is smaller than the original version, needing little room in those already-stuffed gym bags.
 
"You can wear the 2.0 version anywhere in any activity, so there really is no excuse not to wear it," Ulteras said. "Plus it's small enough to pack away in your bag."
 
MMAWarehouse customers are also enjoying the benefits of Training Mask 2.0.
 
"I used it for the first time in my MMA class just for warm ups and felt the difference instantly."
 
"This has brought my training from going three, three-minute rounds to going five, five-minute rounds without having to stop."
 
"I was skeptical at first, but it really does help you physically and mentally."
 
If you're looking to take your conditioning to the next level and get an edge on your competitors, Elevation Training Mask 2.0 is a great tool to help you do that.

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