Oxygen Conditioning For Pilots
ExtremeO2 Aviator has developed an aviation-focused conditioning process that trains the body to maintain oxygen blood saturation at altitude. The ExtremeO2 altitude contrast conditioning is said to help protect pilots from hypoxia and its effects on night vision while restoring brain function, increasing reflex speed, improving G-force recovery and enhancing tolerance to higher altitudes. It might also improve the quality of sleep while traveling and fight the effects of jet lag while offering stress remediation.
The program, which is not intended to replace supplemental oxygen in non-pressurized cabins, is simple. Pilots exercise on commercial or home exercise equipment while tethered to an oxygen machine –- a process that the company says improves respiratory performance enough to produce clinically measurable increases in mental function and vision in less than three hours of training. "ExtremeO2 Aviator exposes your body to shifting altitudes," ExtremeO2 founder Mark Squibb said in a podcast interview. "These shifts condition your body to adapt. Further, ExtremeO2 superloads your body with oxygen. This extra oxygen makes you healthier and more alert, and improves mental capacity."