improve running performance

  • Strengthen your thoracic diaphragm to become a better runner

    This informative article published in Trail Runner Magazine (the UK’s No.1 off-road running magazine) talks about The Forgotten Muscle, your thoracic diaphragm, and how important learning to use it properly can correlate to increased stamina, quicker recovery...

  • POWERbreathe athlete Gi Ka Man wins the ASICS Hong Kong 10K Challenge 2012

    Terry Tang from Healthcare & Co., our POWERbreathe friends in Hong Kong, are delighted to share the news that their POWERbreathe athlete Gi Ka Man came first in the ASICS Hong Kong 10k Challenge on 4th November! Congratulations Gi Ka Man for a fantastic race...

  • 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...

  • Josephine Gull - Breathing training with the POWERbreathe starts now

    I have recently started the winter training and with that comes longer runs with very short rests in between sets, so this seems like the perfect time to get really active with the POWERbreathe. To get me through the winter training strong, I will need everything...

  • POWERbreathe Trial – Rob Lunn Week 5: It's been hectic to say the least.....

    Hello sorry for the silence! It has been a hectic few months at Diverse Health & Fitness! The last time I blogged I had just completed the Love Life Love Running 10k in Cannock Chase smashing my previous personal best time, I believe my POWERbreathe training...

  • Running with COPD

    When people are out running they can sometimes struggle when trying to draw in oxygen to cope with the demands the body is placing on them.  This would be normally be associated with someone who is physically out of shape. However, if the symptoms persist then...

  • What is Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT)

    Inspiratory muscle training is defined as a course of therapy consisting of a series of breathing exercises that aim to strengthen the bodies’ respiratory muscles making it easier for people to breathe. Inspiratory muscle training is normally aimed at people...