POWERbreathe Blog

  • Charity Bike Ride Begins at Briançon

    Four amateur cyclists from RAF Coningsby Ground System Support Flight are currently training for their 3 Peaks of Briançon Charity Bike Ride. In addition to their cycling training, they are using POWERbreathe IMT, in preparation for the breathing challenges ahead. Difficulty...

  • POWERbreathe receives ISO Accreditation

    POWERbreathe receives ISO accreditation certificate of approval for ‘Design & manufacture of medical devices for improvement of respiratory function’ The Quality Management System of POWERbreathe International Ltd has been approved by Lloyd’s Register...

  • What is World Asthma Day

    Every year the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) organises World Asthma Day. The aim of this awareness day is to reduce asthma prevalence, morbidity and mortality in every corner of the globe. Their first awareness day was held in 1998. And so this year they...

  • Training Diary for Classic and Plus Users

    One of the key features of the POWERbreathe K-Series is that it records a user's progress, like a training diary. This is available to view on the device itself, and using the Breathe-Link Live Feedback Software. However, users of the Classic and Plus series of...

  • Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods Certificate for POWERbreathe IMT

    The Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) Certificate has been issued to our approved provider in Australia, Medtronic Australasia Pty Ltd. Medtronic Australasia Pty Ltd. is now approved by the ARTG to supply Medtronic Australasia Pty Ltd with POWERbreathe...

  • Metaboreflex & Performance in Elite Female Soccer

    ECSS is the European College of Sport Science (ECSS). Part of its purpose is to promote junior scientists and foster state-of-the-art research. And in order to do this, ECSS have created the Young Investigators Award (YIA). This award-winning research, presented...

  • Tennis Players’ Endurance Improves after POWERbreathe IMT

    New research shows tennis players’ endurance and strength improves after Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT). The research from Pune, India, is in the International Journal of Current Research (February 2018). What affects tennis performance The main characteristics...

  • Asthma - how it affects breathing

    Asthma is a long-term breathing condition that affects the airways. These are the small tubes that transport air in and out of the lungs. It’s these tubes that become inflamed when they come into contact with something that ‘irritates’ them. Consequently,...

  • Get Fit Quick

    One of the most popular New Year resolutions is to get fitter and healthier, quickly. But staying fit and healthy is more difficult. However the latest trend for HIIT can help. HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training. It will help you get fit quick....

  • Heart Failure Awareness Week 2018

    What does heart failure feel like? According to the British Heart Foundation, there are over half a million people in the UK living with heart failure (HF). They say they experience: Shortness of breath, not only during an activity but also at rest. Swollen...