breathing technique

  • Ben Barwick - Can't get enough of the POWERbreathe K5

    So, week two has started and am thoroughly enjoying the POWERbreathe. The best news is that my Test scores have gone up. I did a test after 3 days, and my results had already gone up to 189.8. As I mentioned in my first Blog, the first few sessions were just...

  • How POWERbreathe has helped me with Emphysema and my cycling

    My name is Ben Hund and I was diagnosed with Alpha 1 induced emphysema and COPD, 3 years ago. What a nice wake up call! Fast forward to today and I finally feel like I have come to terms with this disease mentally and physically. A little background is in order. I...

  • Phil Bradbury - my breathing seems significantly easier (week 9)

    I have just completed week 9 with the Powerbreathe.   This week I have moved up to level 5.5 and still doing my 10 breaths at half load, 30 at full load and finishing with 10 at half load.   In December I generally start to feel very tight in my chest when...

  • POWERbreathe User Trial: Phil Bradbury - The only way is up!

    The POWERbreathe unit arrived just as I was about to leave for the station for a four day trip to Paris, so I stuck the box into my bag and left. Which meant I did not have the opportunity to view the DVD before I started using the unit. I already knew a little...

  • How to breathe when you are short of breath

    Short of breath is also known as suffering from dyspnoea or suffering from breathing difficulties. In fact if you suffer from any respiratory condition you are more than likely to be short of breath.  Being short of breath can have serious repercussions for your...

  • Samuel Dallimore Week 12: POWERbreathe comes to an end, what a fabulous journey

    This week has been by far the most progressive of all the weeks I've been training on the POWERbreathe, I have finally been able to up the resistance to 4! I'm sticking to between 3.5-4 depending on how tired I am after training as the Loughborough University swim...

  • Andrea Cunningham Week 20 – I'm back

    Hi everyone I’m back at last with my 20th journal it’s been a while!!!  So I was off on holiday there in sunny Spain for 3 weeks and then last week was just mental with work so I didn’t get the opportunity to catch up with you all.  You’ll be please...

  • Madeline Simon (MS) - Going OK after a busy last week

    My daily POWERbreathe training is going OKish, especially since I have been quite exhausted all week following last week’s excursions. I haven’t been swimming this week, though it’s a matter of conserving my energy until things improve again. Hence not a...

  • Madeline Simon (MS) – Partying with POWERbreathe

    My brother-in-law’s 50th birthday party was excellent - the food, the music and the company. It was a late night, but I was not as late leaving as others… I think the last person left at 3am! As I promised last week, here are the results from my POWERbreathe...

  • The Music Tutors: POWERbreathe Week 5 - Exciting

    Just took another set of readings and am quite excited! It's 9 days since the last post and there have been more definite improvements for me.  Laura is very much looking to catching up where she left off when I meet up with her again.  I haven't managed to do...