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We are pleased to announce that AFI will be providing education and custom ALTITUDE FACTOR workshops for OXYGEN ATHLETIC. Creating a successful business model by investing in the education of their staff and providing a structured program for members. We are proud to offer our support and wish OXYGEN ATHLETIC success for the future.

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ALTITUDE FACTOR is a programme of structured instructor led classes. Backed by AFI’s support structure and trainer workshops ALTITUDE FACTOR delivers a never experienced before new dimension to fitness classes, providing the participant with the ability to achieve new heights and goals. Programmes include interval based resistance and aerobic conditioning classes called AIIR plus agility, speed and functional movement classes called FAST.

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AFI are pleased to announce a partnership with business management software specialists MINDBODY.

AFI clients have the opportunity to demo this software and get their first month FREE courtesy of us!

For more information on how to successfully manage and integrate your altitude system within your business structure or introduce this exciting, productive training tool to your clients

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Fitness Industry invests in the Altitude Advantage

More and more health clubs, gyms and specialised health facilities are investing in simulated altitude technologies.   An example of this was seen at the recent Australian Fitness and Health Expo in Melbourne with the super impressive Synergy Fitness stand boasting a duel altitude room and the PROJECT SPARTA social enterprise facility also investing in the benefits of this technology.  From Neurophysics therapy clinics through to large health clubs chains and 24-7 gyms, altitude training is set to become common place in the fitness industry.  AFI is proud to be the education partner to Fitness Science Austraila, Synergy Fitness, Xtreme International Direct and The College of Health and Fitness.


AFI to provide education support for Xtreme Internationals new domestic and light commercial products

XIT Direct Website

Xtreme Altitude Direct was developed to provide an avenue for consumers to purchase simulated altitude training equipment direct from the manufacturer. Xtreme Altitude Direct is the domestic light commercial part of the Xtreme International Pty Ltd and is committed to provide economic solutions for simulated training to the market place.


Project Sparta launches two altitude training rooms at their Gold Coast high performance conditioning centre.

What is Project Sparta?

Project Sparta is a Gold Coast high performance conditioning facility with a cutting edge altitude training environment that caters for all levels of fitness.

Project Sparta which gives 100% of their membership fees to the charitable foundation PROJECT FUTURES

It was born out of a desire to TRAIN FOR CHANGE and cultivate an environment of members who have a passion and shared purpose around giving back to vulnerable communities in our local and global world.

Altitude training at Project Sparta

Project Sparta offers two simulated altitude training rooms

Alpine Conditioning: 3300m to 3500m

Himalayan Strength: 5300m to 5500m

Altitude sessions available: Monday to Friday 5.00am – 7.00pm  Weekends 5.00am – 6.00pm


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Australian Fitness and Health EXPO 2015


Synergy Fitness showcasing their new Altitude Signature range at the Australian Fitness and Health Expo 2015  in Melbourne. This modular room comes with support and education by AFI’s education partners and registered training organisation, Fitness Science Australia (FSA). Nationally accredited in Australia, FSA altitude training courses carry 6 CEC’s for all certificate IV registered fitness professionals.

Welsh Rugby Union integrate simulated altitude training for 2013 with AFI support and education.

The WRU Centre of excellence facility in Wales (UK) are now fully equipped with a simulated altitude room supplied by PowerBreathe Altitude Systems. With Altitude First International support and education, the WRU are fully integrating this technology within their conditioning and rehabilitation programmes.   Welsh Rugby Union FC

FSA Joins with Altitude First International and Synergy Altitude

FSA is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Altitude First International and Synergy Altitude to deliver foundation training courses in simulated altitude training for the fitness industry in Australia and Internationally



Altitude First International establish a world first eLearning platform for simulated altitude training.

Simulated Altitude Training (SAT) is primed to take the fitness industry by storm. As major equipment suppliers move towards SAT technology the need for a quality, accessible training platform for fitness professionals has never been so great. Altitude First International (AFI) have developed a world first, an eLearning platform for simulated altitude training. Drawing on the knowledge of some of the most experienced consultants in the field of SAT. The AFI eLearning platform combines online theory with face to face practical assessment and workshops. Educate and empower the whole team from front of house reception to fitness consultants, personal trainers, exercise physiologists and physiotherapists.

Altitude training at Snap Fitness 24-7 Buranda, Brisbane, Australia

Altitude training at Snap Fitness 24-7 Buranda, Brisbane, Australia