Benefits & Training

POWERbreathe Cool-down-recover

POWERbreathe IMT Recovery & Cool Down

POWERbreathe IMT – Reduces Lactate During Exercise & Speeds Up Clearance A POWERbreathe ‘cool-down’ can help to speed lactate clearance even more effectively than traditional active recovery strategies. Lactate is a by-product that accumulates in the tissues and blood during intense exercise, leading to discomfort and muscle fatigue. Research shows that POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training

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POWERbreathe Interval Training

POWERbreathe IMT Interval Training

Periods of hard physical exercise followed by periods of rest that are repeated several times in one training session, is known as Interval Training, and has become a major part of structured training for enhancing athletic performance.   Both the aerobic and anaerobic system is worked during interval training, and a by-product of the high

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POWERbreathe IMT Warm-up

IMT Warm-Up

POWERbreathe Warm-Up Boosts Your Inspiratory Muscle Performance Research has shown that a standard pre-exercise warm-up routine fails to prepare the inspiratory muscles (breathing muscles) for the rigours of exercise1, and laboratory trials on competitive rowers showed that a POWERbreathe warm-up significantly improved rowing performance and reduced breathlessness.2 Neglecting to warm-up the breathing muscles leads to

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Explosive contraction is best breathing technique for POWERbreathe IMT

POWERbreathe Training – Principles and Regimen

A recent study into explosive contraction supports the reasoning behind why the inhalation technique used during POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT) must be hard and fast. Explosive contraction (ECT) vs sustained-contraction (SCT) strength training In the Journal of Applied Physiology (2016) the study compares the effects of two types of training specificity for strength training. The first

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Benefits For Uniformed Services

POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT) can help with breathing issues in the workplace. These may include the challenges placed on the breathing muscles by breathing apparatus, such as that used by people in the Fire Service or in certain other occupations where breathing apparatus may be required. Furthermore, POWERbreathe IMT can reduce the breathing effort

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Benefits For Health and Medical

Research papers, original studies and review articles show POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT) is beneficial for medical conditions. Benefits for Health & Medical Conditions Reduced breathlessness & restored breathing power – Study 1; Study 2 Increased inspiratory muscle strength by up to 45% – Study 1; Study 2 Improved quality of life in people with

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Benefits For Singing, Music, Dancing

Benefits for Singing, Music & Dance Improving inspiratory muscle strength with POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT) can improve respiratory muscle force in singers, public speakers, teachers, lecturers, musicians and dancers. Enhanced the ability to inflate the lungs (take deeper breaths) Enhanced the ability to control the breath Enhanced the ability to sustain forceful breathing (breathing

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Benefits For Fitness And Sports

Research papers, meta-analysis, scientific trials and review articles show the efficacy of POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT) in fitness and sports. Benefits in Fitness & Sports Activate your diaphragm with POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT). In scientific tests and studies IMT: Improved inspiratory muscle strength by 31.2% Improved inspiratory muscle endurance by 27.8% Accelerated recovery

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POWERbreathe IMT For Everyone

POWERbreathe is a multifunctional inspiratory muscle training (IMT) tool that has a wide use of applications for a wide range of people. Randomised controlled trials have shown the efficacy of POWERbreathe in populations as diverse as highly trained endurance athletes, as well as patients with COPD and asthma. POWERbreathe IMT is particularly helpful in the

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Inspiratory Muscles Can Be Trained To Increase Strength Or Endurance

Authors: M.P. Caine; A.K. McConnell. 1998 “This study examined whether resistive loading can train the inspiratory muscles differentially.” Conclusion: “Results demonstrate that pressure threshold resistive inspiratory muscle training can be utilised to train specifically for improvements in strength or endurance and that the improvements are maintained well post-training.” Read Inspiratory Muscles Can Be Trained Differentially

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