POWERbreathe Blog

  • Give Your Breath Some TLC

    MyFitnessPal (the free system that helps everyone achieve good health) recently posted an article about the benefits of breathing correctly, saying we can all reap the benefits of deep, full breathing if we were to all get into the habit of practicing it every...

  • How To Avoid Stitch

    During fitness and sports activities it’s not uncommon to experience stitch - that uncomfortable feeling in your side which can cause you to slow down and impair your performance. But stitch has been linked to breathing problems and is considered to be a muscle...

  • New POWERbreathe Website - Medical, for Healthcare Professionals

    As mentioned in our previous blog, the POWERbreathe website underwent a redesign in order to fulfil the requirements that our visitors have been expressing. It now clearly directs visitors to the area that interests them the most, and for healthcare professionals,...

  • New POWERbreathe Website

    We are pleased to announce the launch of our newly developed website. The website underwent a redesign in order to fulfil the requirements that our visitors have been expressing. It now clearly directs visitors to the area that interests them the most: Fitness...

  • K-Series Selected For Front Cover Of ERS Buyers Guide

    The ERS (European Respiratory Society) Buyers’ Guide Editor selected (at no cost) the POWERbreathe KH-Series to feature on the front cover of the ERS Buyers’ Guide for 2011 / 2012. The Buyers’ Guide provides respiratory clinicians with an up-to-date source...

  • Breathlessness In Unfit And Fit People Alike

    Breathlessness is a common feature of lung and heart disease, but as we know all too well, it’s also a feature of normal exercise. Research has shown that the strength of the inspiratory muscles has a direct influence on how hard we can breathe and how breathless...

  • Will the Shaker also improve lung function similar to POWERbreathe?

    The Shaker and POWERbreathe are two different types of devices that do different things. The Shaker is a mucus clearance device, rattling the mucus and catarrh and loosening it from your chest so that you can easily expel it. POWERbreathe is a training device,...

  • What research has been produced to show the Shaker’s effectiveness in comparison to other devices (flutter)?

    This is a useful link to a paper comparing the Shaker, Acapella and Flutter devices. Here are other research papers that use and/or reference the Shaker. They are mostly from Brazil (and in Portuguese but the abstracts are in English) because this is where the...

  • Can the POWERbreathe Trysafe Filter be safely used on more than one occasion?

    Trysafe filters are only intended for single-use. ...

  • What is the POWERbreathe Trysafe Filter made of?

    The body is Polypropylene and inside the filter paper is an electrostatic filter material. ...