Exercise, O2 Therapy, and Altitude Training

Treatment Overview

Exercise with Oxygen Training (EWOT)

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Benefiting athletes as well as folks with chronic heart and lung medical conditions.

We installed a new LiveO2 Adaptive Contrast system that allows users to alternate between an oxygen rich and oxygen poor environment while using Vasper. Switching between these two modes provides high altitude training, optimizes health, fights fatigue, and improves respiratory, immune and brain function.

EWOT was originally developed in the late 1960s by Dr. Manfred von Ardenne, a physicist who used it with cancer patients. The goal was to support the function of the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems by providing a rich supply of oxygen.

It is also known as Multistep Oxygen Therapy. Over the years, it has been adapted as a method of training intended to increase oxygen absorption by providing the user with a constant flow of oxygen during a workout.

When done correctly, EWOT can deliver results with as little as 15 minutes of treatment a few times per week.

For Patients with Respiratory Illnesses

EWOT allows patients all the benefits of exercise without increased stress on the heart or lungs.

EWOT can help patients with respiratory illnesses, such as COPD, who are often unable to exercise (or even walk to the mailbox or take out the trash) without getting severely short of breath.  While hyperbaric oxygen chambers have been used for years for similar purposes, EWOT is proving itself less expensive and more accessible. The use of oxygen therapy during exercise has already been shown to improve exercise tolerance and stamina in COPD patients.

Benefits of EWOT

  • Decreased inflammation
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Improved immunity
  • Improved energy levels
  • Improved exercise tolerance, stamina and performance
  • Improved metabolism
  • Improved alkalinity
  • Improvement in symptoms of COPD, cancer, heart disease and brain injury
  • Improved metabolism
  • Anti-aging effects

Amplify Your Vasper Workout with LiveO2

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Vasper stimulates the same hormones that decline with age, resulting in systemic health gains across the whole body. Vasper enables anyone, regardless of age or fitness level, to mimic the physiology of an intensive workout – giving you the same benefits without the same wear and tear on your body.

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