POWERbreathe Blog

  • Persistent childhood asthma linked to COPD later

    A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Patterns of Growth and Decline in Lung Function in Persistent Childhood Asthma, has suggested that although most children with persistent asthma improve as they get older, longitudinal measurements of...

  • POWERbreathe user John breaks Concept2UK British Record

    John Steventon from Glasgow, aka @johntherower shared news of his success at breaking the British 1K indoor rowing record (40-49 lightweight) on May 14th. He’s spent the last 6 months training, including POWERbreathe inspiratory muscle training (IMT), and he's managed...

  • Mick on Everest - with POWERbreathe

    What a great photo share from Mick on Everest - we don’t see many photos like this! Mick’s challenging himself to climb the North Side of Mount Everest without the aid of supplementary oxygen as a means of raising money for disadvantaged and disabled children...

  • 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, '5 Benefits of Breathing Correctly', saying we can all reap the benefits of deep, full breathing if we were to all get into...

  • 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,...