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Foods for keeping your lungs healthy

Choosing foods for keeping your lungs healthy can help improve your lifestyle. To keep our bodies ticking over nicely, keeping your lungs healthy is critical. Lung health is a cog in the wheel that makes your body work effectively. Keeping your lungs healthy A good way to keep your lungs healthy is by eating a…
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How To Keep Your Lungs Healthy With Exercise

Exercise – or any physical activity – will help to improve your quality of life. Even if you’re not very active doing something physical will help. And if you have a lung condition and are finding breathing difficult, the European Lung Foundation believe exercise will help. Exercise will also help to keep your lungs healthy.…
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Exercise-Induced Diaphragmatic Fatigue In Healthy Humans

Authors: BRUCE D.JOHNSON, MARK A.BABCOCK, OSCAR E.SUMAN AND JEROME A.DEMPSEY. “In part of this study, twelve healthy subjects (33 +/- 3 years) with a variety of fitness levels exercised at 95 and 85% VO2, max to exhaustion. Conclusion: “Significant diaphragmatic fatigue is caused by the ventilatory requirements imposed by heavy endurance exercise in healthy persons…
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Improving Lung Health

Improving your lung health is promoted annually on World Lung Day. This is an awareness day, organised by FIRS (Forum of International Respiratory Societies), for promoting better lung health, globally. The reason this is so important is because having healthy lungs will make your body work more effectively. Your lung health To ensure you keep…
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Mental Health During COVID

Research is coming out of China into the effects of lockdown on mental health during COVID. Additionally, a review in The Lancet offers an insight into the psychological outcomes for people in quarantine, including hospital staff. Mental health during lockdown While staying inside to keep our distance, it’s likely that people will develop a range…
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“Will using POWERbreathe IMT help with COVID19?”

“Will using POWERbreathe IMT help with COVID-19?”, is a question many of you are asking. A little history first POWERbreathe International Limited have a team working on creating solutions that ultimately help to improve everyone’s breathing, worldwide. POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT) is one such solution, for improving breathing muscle strength, stamina and reducing breathing…
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Omega-3 The truth behind fish oils

If you engage in intense and sustained exercise – things like wrestling, or boot camp, or martial arts – you know that sometimes it’s hard to “catch your breath”. Your lungs are working as hard as they can, but you wonder if they’re really going to give you the oxygen you need or collapse and…
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Breathing Tips For Keeping You Well During Lockdown

There is one hugely beneficial thing you can do during lockdown; exercise your breathing muscles to become stronger. This is easy to do with a POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training device, or breathing trainer. It is one of our top breathing tips. It will not only help to maintain your fitness level, but it can help…
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IMT Warm-Up

POWERbreathe Warm-Up Boosts Your Inspiratory Muscle Performance Research has shown that a standard pre-exercise warm-up routine fails to prepare the inspiratory muscles (breathing muscles) for the rigours of exercise1, and laboratory trials on competitive rowers showed that a POWERbreathe warm-up significantly improved rowing performance and reduced breathlessness.2 Neglecting to warm-up the breathing muscles leads to…
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