POWERbreathe Blog

  • Athletes Do Not Condition Inspired Air More Effectively than Non-athletes

    There is a study that aims to assess athletes’ ability to warm and humidify inspired air. This study is published in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. It is called, Athletes do not condition inspired air more effectively than non-athletes during...

  • Para-Cyclist Leon Selva and POWERbreathe

    We recently met up with para-cyclist Leon Selva at his home earlier in November. Leon is training hard with the intention of competing in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Para-cyclist Leon As a result of a terrible accident and with a positive frame of mind, Leon...

  • Post-stroke exercise tolerance improves after RMT

    Many conditions may develop post-stroke. There are common conditions that improve over time and with rehabilitation. These include physical conditions, cognitive impairment and how you feel emotionally. Physical conditions post-stroke Although everyone will experience...

  • Phlegm in lungs - clear naturally with drug-free Shaker

    You will usually find phlegm in the back of the throat or in the lungs. It is produced by the lower airways. Mucus on the other hand will normally be found in the mucous membranes inside the nose. It acts like a filter protecting your lungs as you inhale....

  • 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....

  • Improve your tennis performance with POWERbreathe

    Tennis requires a blend of aerobic fitness, strength, power and agility, with the intensity of an average game ranging from just 20% of maximal oxygen uptake, to almost 90%. The duration of a rally in tennis is the main determinant of exercise intensity (longer...

  • Are athletes more susceptible to airway dysfunction?

    The Study 'Environmental influence on the prevalence and pattern of airway dysfunction in elite athletes'. The purpose of this study recently published in 'Respirology' was to evaluate the prevalence of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB), often known...

  • Postural Activity Of The Diaphragm Is Reduced In Humans When Respiratory Demand Increases

    “Respiratory activity of the diaphragm and other respiratory muscles is normally co-ordinated with their other functions, such as for postural control of the trunk when the limbs move. The integration may occur by summation of two inputs at the respiratory motoneurons....

  • Breathing exercises beneficial to basketball players

    In a recent Q&A session with the National Basketball Players Association, American professional basketball player Kelly Oubre Jr. who plays for the Washington Wizards talked about the breathing exercises his skills coach has added to his training, saying, “Breathing...

  • POWERbreathe users caught on camera - July 2016

    Here’s a round-up of people using POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT) from across the world. If you use POWERbreathe IMT and would like to be included in our next bulletin, then please visit POWERbreatheUK on Facebook page to submit your photo and...