POWERbreathe Blog

  • Effects of 3-week RMT on Sport Performance in College Basketball Athletes

    The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of 3-week respiratory muscle training on exercising limb blood flow and sports performance in college basketball players. Intervention used: POWERbreathe K2 Conclusion: “3-week respiratory muscle training...

  • Improve quality of life in children with Cystic Fibrosis

    The Pulmocardio Fisioterapia clinic in Brazil are working with children with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) to help improve their quality of life. They are offering children breathing assessments and breathing training. This is performed under the strict supervision of...

  • Breathing effectively for dancing

    The topic of this blog article from Oxford University Press is breath training for expressiveness in movement. It discusses how breath training is a useful strategy for enhancing movement in dancing. Breath support for movement Breathing training for dancing is...

  • Running improves with breathing control

    This article in Women’s Running discusses ways of improving breathing control while running. Better breathing will help you run better and improve your performance. Control your breathing to improve your running Your breathing may feel laboured while running....

  • Rio Gold Medal Winner Uses POWERbreathe

    Robson Conceição is Brazil's first Olympic boxing gold medalist, winning at this year's Rio Olympics. And he is using POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT). Why Conceição began boxing As a child Robson Conceição took to fighting with other children...

  • GB Boccia on road to Rio after POWERbreathe training

    Members of Team GB Boccia, including Britain’s most successful Boccia player Nigel Murray MBE (above), are using POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training in preparation for Rio. Boccia players use POWERbreathe IMT GB Olympic Boccia Team Physio’s decided to...

  • If climbing stairs leaves you breathless

    This article in Psychology Today discovers why even the fittest of people can feel breathless when they climb the stairs. Does being breathless mean you need to hit the gym? Well we are told in the article that even marathon runners get winded when they fly up...

  • Cycling performance improves with better breathing

    This article in Bicycling magazine recommends that you “harness your lung power for a stronger, faster cycling experience”. Improve your oxygen uptake while cycling The main topic of this article is to teach cyclists to focus on their breathing. By taking...

  • Running improves with POWERbreathe

    This article in Runner’s World asks you to 'take a deep breath and improve your running performance with a handy piece of equipment…' That piece of equipment is POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT). Breathe your way to better running The article...

  • Study finds athletes benefit from prescribed, sport-specific, IMT

    The Japan Institute of Sports Science published this study, Maximal inspiratory mouth pressure in Japanese elite male athletes in Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology (August 2016). It explains that maximal inspiratory mouth pressure (MIP) is a common measurement...