breathing exercises

  • A Modified Breathing Exercise Program For Asthma Is Easy To Perform And Effective

    Published online (June 2016) is this new study in the Journal of Asthma, A modified breathing exercise program for asthma is easy to perform and effective. The study evaluated a simple, modified breathing exercise program investigating how easy it was to perform...

  • Breathing Exercises for Asthma

    We recently came across this article on Breathe, The Respiratory Professional’s Source for Continuing Medical Education, which summarises the evidence of the role of breathing control approaches in asthma and provides information on the content of evidence-based...

  • Breathing Big in 2013

    So, 2013 is the year for Breathing Big! Well, all you POWERbreathe users are one-step ahead in setting the trend for improving your breathing strength and breathing pattern. You’ll already be familiar with the benefits that inspiratory muscle training has on...

  • Top breathing exercises for runners

    Running is a form of aerobic exercise. Quite literally, 'aerobic' means 'with oxygen'. We need to breathe to get oxygen into the lungs.  Although this sounds obvious, some runners have a shallow or laboured breathing style.  However, there are some cases where...

  • Breathing exercises that can help with COPD treatment

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease also known as COPD is the term that is given to a group of lung diseases. these lung diseases block your airflow as you exhale, making it very difficult for you to breathe.  Practising regular breathing exercises can help...

  • Breathing techniques for singing

    Singing is all about having a good technique. Like any other sport you can train yourself to become better at it. How do you do this? Simple, you need to use various breathing techniques related to singing which help you exercise and train your lungs, vocal chords,...

  • What is inspiratory muscle training

    Inspiratory muscle training also known as IMT is a regimen of breathing exercises that aims to strengthen the respiratory muscles in our body to make it easier for us to breathe comfortably. IMT can be used specifically for patients who suffer from any form of...

  • Breathing and vocal exercises for singers

    One of the foundations of learning to sing correctly is knowing how to breathe correctly as well as learning how to correctly control the way you breathe so that when you are singing your breathing is being used to optimum effect. As soon as we are born our breathing...

  • Breath Control for Singers featured on The One Show 18th April 2012

    The One Show recently included a feature on breath control for singers. Presented by Carrie Grant, British vocal coach and session singer, the feature began – and ended - with two extraordinary facts: the longest note in UK chart history is held by Morten Harket...

  • Increase your lung efficiency with exercise

    Exercising on a regular basis is critical for fitness. Regular aerobic exercise is essential for cardiovascular fitness as the exercise reduces the amount of work the lungs need to do. However, you cannot increase your lung capacity with regular exercise and if...