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  • Rowing performance & breathing improves with POWERbreathe IMT

    Patricia Carswell‏, a.k.a Girl on the River, recently won 'Highly Commended 2017’ for Sports and Fitness at the UK Blog Awards. She's a freelance journalist and specialises in health, fitness and lifestyle. Furthermore she enjoys rowing, and it is thanks...

  • The Influence Of Inspiratory And Expiratory Muscle Training Upon Rowing Performance

    “This study investigated the effect of 4 week of inspiratory (IMT) or expiratory muscle training (EMT), as well as the effect of a subsequent 6 week period of combined IMT/EMT on rowing performance in club-level oarsmen.” Conclusion: “There were no significant...

  • The Inspiratory Muscle Training In Elite Rowers

    “The aim of the investigation was to assess the effects of the resistive inspiratory muscle training (IMT) in elite male rowers.” Conclusion: “The data obtained corroborate the observations that in well-trained athletes the introduction of the principle of...

  • Breathing During Rowing: Don’t Just Do It, Do It Well

    After talking a little about the physiology of the respiratory system, Professor Alison McConnell emphasises why a good breathing techniques is at the centre of good rowing technique and explains why respiratory limitations to exercise have achieved newfound credibility...

  • POWERbreathe Guide for Indoor Rowers

    Written for Concept2 Limited by Eddie Fletcher of Fletcher Sport Science in collaboration with Professor McConnell, this guide provides all you need about: The importance of the breathing muscles to rowing How to train the inspiratory muscles Using POWERbreathe...

  • Acute Cardiorespiratory Responses To Inspiratory Pressure Threshold Loading

    “The purpose of this study was to test the acute responses to differing pressure threshold inspiratory loading intensities in well-trained rowers.“ Conclusion: “Although all loads elicited a sustained increase in forced capacity, only the 60% load elicited...

  • Romanian Olympic Rowing team training with POWERbreathe

    Here’s a great photo of the Romanian Olympic Rowing senior team training with POWERbreathe IMT devices at the end of their V02 testing, respiratory muscle training and psychology program. Coach Dorin Alupei encourages sport-specific training, tailoring workouts...

  • The Effect of Inspiratory muscle Warm-Up on Submaximal Rowing Performance

    This abstract (Epub ahead of print) published July 15th 2014 in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. STUDY: The Effect of Inspiratory muscle Warm-Up on Submaximal Rowing Performance Arend M, Mäestu J, Kivastik J, Rämson R, Jürimäe J Abstract: “Performing...

  • POWERbreathe & Slovenian National Rowing Team - Update July 2014

    This morning (9th July) the Slovenian National Rowing Team left for Rowing World Lucerne 2014 (11-13th July) and the start of the final round of the World Rowing Cup 2014 on the Rotsee where competition will be fierce and medal winning will no doubt be decided...

  • POWERbreathe and the National Slovenian Rowing Team

    On June 9th our friends and distributor POWERbreathe Slovenia, IntAct Ljubljana, organised a POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training Seminar for the National Slovenian Rowing Team, at the Olympic Sport Center at Bled Lake. The science behind POWERbreathe and...