Monthly Archives: January 2012

  • Madeline Simon (MS) - My latest POWERbreathe K3 results

    Here are my POWERbreathe K3 results for the month. The T-Index is so high due to my first 2 breaths when setting the workout. I know I’m weak when I’m breathing in and there is no resistance to work ones lungs harder. I just need to try harder! I also feel...

  • Ben Barwick - Me and my POWERbreathe K5

    Hi my name is Ben Barwick and I have just started using the POWERbreathe K5 for training my inspiratory muscles. As I have only been using it for a few days the process has been more of getting used to using the unit and software than actually seeing and feeling...

  • How common is COPD

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, also known as COPD, is very common these days, and it appears to be getting worse, especially amongst young women. COPD is a disease you can have and not know you have it. Here are some COPD disease facts: In the UK today,...

  • Martin Strel - Big River Man uses POWERbreathe K5

    Recently our Duncan was on yet another trip abroad, lucky him getting to go on all these 'jolly boy's outings' while we slave away at POWERbreathe HQ. Anyway, joking aside it is all work really...... Duncan's last trip was to Slovenia to go and see the POWERbreathe...

  • Modern Health and Fitness - POWERbreathe for anyone with lungs

    POWERbreathe first came to my attention many years ago when one of my patients who suffered breathing difficulties brought one to clinic and said that it had helped his breathing condition more than any of the inhalers he’d been given.  As his nurse I wasn’t...

  • Madeline Simon (MS) - POWERbreathe helps me with my Pilates

    I’ve paid for my last month as a member to my gym. Don’t worry I am not giving up my exercises; I will do them elsewhere on a ‘pay as you go’ basis. They put up the membership and I couldn’t justify it to myself. Luckily I do my Pilates elsewhere, so...

  • Corporal Darren Peacock and POWERbreathe in the Royal Air Force

    My name is Darren Peacock and I am a Corporal in the Royal Air Force for the past 15 years. My Job as a Survival Equipment Fitter involves working with adhesives and Isocyanates so every 12 months I have to take a COSHH medical with involves a peak flow test. I...

  • Gus Mckechnie - Almost half way there

    Well I’m still plugging away and about to reach a big milestone.  Half way which means I will have done once around the equator.  I can’t really comprehend how much has taken to get there but I wont of been able to do it without a lot of support.  My POWERbreathe...

  • POWERbreathe meets with Roxon Med Tech in Canada

    Recently the POWERbreathe team headed off to Canada for a training session with our newest distributor Roxon Med Tech. Roxon were founded in 1975 and are a 100% Canadian owned corporation that is totally committed to supplying specialised equipment to medical facilities...

  • POWERbreathe is successful at the London Bike Show

    Well what a busy few days POWERbreathe had at the London Bike Show.  Duncan and Emma represented the POWERbreathe team and deemed it a success. We set up a POWERbreathe training and assessment centre. You may wonder how we ended up at the show, well here is...