breathing techniques

  • Top breathing exercises for swimmers

    The sport of swimming involves your head being submerged in water most of the time so it is important to gain the correct swimming balance.  The majority of swimmers put a lot of concentration, practice, focus and effort into improving their swimming style....

  • Breathing techniques and exercises that won't ruin your voice

    Not everyone knows this, but if you don't know the correct breathing techniques when singing you can seriously damage your voice and your health. Knowing how to breathe properly and knowing the right vocal exercises can improve your singing. Anyone who likes to...

  • 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...

  • Last man standing - any coincidence

    Festive greetings, Apologies it’s been a while, I have been rather busy with the usual things in life (NVQ, Youth Work, Kickboxing, General Fitness training, Fund raising, meetings, my regular full time job and of course family life). The good news is I have...

  • Mike Wrenn – In rowing, any improvement in breathing efficiency would be beneficial

    I've used the Powerbreathe regularly over the past month or so but only in the evenings.  I found it quite convenient to use late at night but somehow life has been too hectic once I get out of bed.  Following a chat with Eddie Fletcher last Saturday at Cardiff...

  • Phil Bradbury – I’m concentrating on getting fuller breaths (week 8)

    I have just completed week 8 with the Powerbreathe.   This week still working at level 5 with my 10 breaths at half load, 30 at full load and 10 at half load routine.   I could probably move the level up a little but I think for me it is more beneficial to concentrate...

  • POWERbreathe user trial - Jen Howse: It has arrived

    Well, my POWERbreathe has now arrived and I look forward to using it. I’m going to be blogging in the lead up to the CRASH-B sprints in Boston in February 2012. So a bit of background on me. I’m a rower who competes both on the water and indoors on the Concept...

  • Powerbreathe Training Videos: Lewin Hynes - POWERbreathe Catch Drills using Dumbells

    Hi, here is a quick video to demonstrate using the Powerbreathe for rowing specific training. This video demonstrates catch drills. The catch is the position at the front end of the rowing stroke, with your body curled into a ball. It is difficult and strenuous...

  • Mark Racher - Week 2 and up a level on POWERbreathe

    Well this week I had set my POWERbreathe at level 3 and I noticed the extra resistance right away ouch!!!! But I know that is working already I have stuck to the 2x20 as I'm finding by the end I can't do anymore at that level 3. I also have been doing one set before...

  • Gus Mckechnie 50k bike challenge - Starting with the POWERbreathe

    Ok at the moment I'm 21,000 miles into my 50,000 mile challenge and most of this is being done on the Red Funnel ferries.  I have also been using POWERbreathe products for the past six years.  This helps me with a couple of aspects.  First of all I have a...