Tennis & Badminton

  • 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...

  • Improve your tennis performance with POWERbreathe

    Tennis requires a blend of aerobic fitness, strength, power and agility, with the intensity of an average game ranging from just 20% of maximal oxygen uptake, to almost 90%. The duration of a rally in tennis is the main determinant of exercise intensity (longer...

  • Non-Asthma Related Breathing Problems In Athletes

    This BASES Expert Statement looks into exercise respiratory symptoms, such as wheezing, tight chest, difficulty breathing, shortness of breath and coughing which are commonly reported by athletes. These non-specific symptoms need to be assessed in order to confirm...

  • Proper Breathing - POWERbreathe Can Help

    Your primary breathing muscle is your diaphragm; a dome shaped thin sheet of muscle separating your rib cage from your abdomen. When you inhale this dome shape flattens out as your diaphragm contracts, pushing down on the contents of your abdomen (your gut) and...

  • Effects of IMT on Resistance to Fatigue of Respiratory Muscles in Exercise

    EliteVelo Kalas Sportswear Cycling Race Team using POWERbreathe Plus IMT (above) PHOTO: Richard Fox Photography STUDY: Effects of Inspiratory Muscle Training on Resistance to Fatigue of Respiratory Muscles During Exhaustive Exercise M. O. Segizbaeva, N. N. Timofeev,...

  • What causes exercise-induced asthma?

    The reason why asthma symptoms may be brought on during exercise has not been completely established but it is thought that because breathing becomes heavy and we breathe faster when we exercise, the linings of our airways narrow and dry out. Also weather conditions...

  • Breathe deeply with POWERbreathe for more energy

    Deep breathing reaches the deepest depths of your lungs, and by practicing POWERbreathe inspiratory muscle training you’ll be training your respiratory muscles to breathe deeply into your diaphragm, taking in as much air as possible, breathing more in per breath. As...

  • Breathing - your magic bullet to improved sports performance

    Breathing properly could just be your magic bullet to improved sports performance and sporting achievements. In an article about The Dangers of Dysfunctional Breathing, international performance consultant Brandon Marcello, Ph.D., MS, CSCS says, “Having improper...

  • Metabolic reflection of respiratory muscles limiting athletic performance

      We’re grateful to our friends Fit & Breathe Concept for bringing this article to our attention. It’s written by Germain Fernandez Monterrubio, Bachelor of Science in Physical Activity and Sport and can be found in its original language here: ‘El...

  • ‘Power Your Lungs!’ in Men’s Health (India) August 2013 edition

     Our POWERbreathe friends and distributor, Greenwell Healthcare in India have sent us a copy of the Men’s Health India magazine (August 2013) which features an article about powering up your lungs with POWERbreathe. Deckline Leitao is India’s leading personal...