Monthly Archives: August 2011

  • How to keep breathing when out running

    If you are a keen runner then you know it is extremely difficult to regulate your breath while running. This is more difficult if you are just starting out as a runner. If this is the case with you then it is a sign that is telling you to take it easy, slow down...

  • Breathing difficulties when running

    Anyone who is a keen runner will know that when out running it can sometimes be difficult to pull in enough oxygen to meet the demands their body is asking. Although this type of breathing difficulty is usually associated with someone who is out of shape, it can...

  • Breathing and vocal exercises to improve your singing

    How do we perfect our breathing and vocal exercises for singing? Are there any magical breathing exercises that will fix all of our vocal problems? The answer to the above is no. However adopting some breathing techniques will improve your vocals no end. Breathing...

  • Madeline Simon (MS) – Catching up with the family

    I’ve had a good week, getting chores done, exercising and then having a long weekend visiting friends and catching up in Herefordshire, where I used to live. It’s like going back to my extended family. I have to do my visit over two separate weekends to conserve...

  • The Music Tutors: POWERbreathe Week 2 - notable results

    Miles has used the POWERbreathe everyday for two sessions. As you can see there are notable improvements in his performance from the results taken after week one. He will continue this week but move to level 3. Laura has missed a couple of days this week and you...

  • Samuel Dallimore Week 8: POWERbreathe hits the pool

    This week has been a good overall training week, in that I managed to get in the pool and practise all the areas I wanted, with inuries permitting, and I also got into the gym a few times to work on strength development. I already feel so much stronger from all...

  • Andrea Cunningham Week 19 – Where Does The Time Go

    Hi everyone I’m back with my 19th journal man time is flying!  Not sure what I’ve got to tell you all this week, I’ve pretty much done exactly the same as last week except I managed to throw in 2 different birthday parties as well somehow.  Exercise wise...

  • Important tips to remember when vocal exercising for a deep voice

    There are many individuals who want to improve the quality of their voice. To do this correctly it is recommended you use vocal exercises for deepening and projecting? the voice. There are various medications available to do this but by using vocal exercises you...

  • POWERbreathe Trial – Melanie Ryding Week 8: Learning To Hurt Again

    With the good progress following last week's race, coach and I decided that it was perhaps safe to increase the intensity of the training somewhat. I have also been giving the World championships some serious thought, and have come up with a set of weekly goals...

  • Madeline Simon (MS) – Rhyme And Reason

    There is no rhyme or reason why fatigue & tiredness suddenly hits but it does! I did manage to do my Pilates on Monday and swimming, but I only did my POWERbreathe every other day…and my 15 minutes of Pilates based workout which I normally do before I go...