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From the Mountain to the MCG

Harry O’Brien gasps with Nathan Buckley

Harry O’Brien gasps for breath in front of coach Nathan Buckley at the University of Utah, December 2012.

By Blake McLean

As the AFL season builds towards the Grand Final this month, Blake McLean outlines the performance enhancements Collingwood players gained by training at altitude last summer.

Blake McLean travelled with the Collingwood Football Club for its altitude training camp in Utah as part of his PhD with the Australian Catholic University’s School of Exercise Science.

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