Endurance Training

Good and bad breathing in athletics by Robin McNelis

As well as being a qualified athletics coach running his own health, fitness and wellbeing consultancy, Run Robin Run, Robin is a chartered physiotherapist specialising in cardiac and respiratory physiotherapy at Wellington Hospital in London. Robin wrote a series of four articles for Athletics Weekly in which he talks about how to breathe correctly as

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Correct breathing for athletes by Robin McNelis

Robin is a chartered physiotherapist specialising in cardiac and respiratory physiotherapy at Wellington Hospital in London. He’s also a qualified athletics coach and runs his own health, fitness and wellbeing consultancy, Run Robin Run. Athletics Weekly recently published a series of articles written by Robin in which he talks about how to breathe correctly as

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Breathing Tips for Runners: An Infographic

This Infographic, created by Pro-Form, provides hints and tips to help you build your lungs and heart so you can run faster and easier. Research has shown that fatigue of the breathing muscles may result in diversion of blood away from the leg muscles. This means that the supply of oxygen to the legs is

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Breathing Tips for Distance Runners

James Dunne from Kinetic Revolution has written this really useful article containing ‘Breathing Tips for Distance Runners’. James has an academic background in Sport Rehabilitation and a special interest in Applied Biomechanics, and here he talks about one of the most commonly asked questions that arises in his running technique workshops, and that is all

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Women’s eliteVELO Cycling Race Team and POWERbreathe

Through our main UK distributor, HaB Direct, POWERbreathe are proud to be sponsoring this women’s development and performance road racing team, eliteVELO Kalas Sportswear Cycling Race Team. The team consists of 6 enthusiastic and highly talented riders: Alice Miller, Frankie Morgans-Slader, Hester Stembridge, Jenny Powell, Julia Hesselberg and Sophie Black. This weekend at Finlake Lodges

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Aspects of Respiratory Muscle Fatigue in a Mountain Ultramarathon Race (2019)

Recently published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise by the American College of Sports Medicine, is this study that looked into aspects of respiratory muscle fatigue in a mountain ultramarathon race. STUDY Aspects of Respiratory Muscle Fatigue in a Mountain Ultramarathon Race Purpose: Because endurance is a requirement of the ultramarathon, this type

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Efficient respiratory system is key for endurance

Dr. Anthony Alessi, Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology at the University of Connecticut, recently wrote in an article in The Norwich Bulletin about how an efficient respiratory system is crucial for the success of endurance athletes. He explains how endurance athletes are most vulnerable to any alterations in the respiratory system “due to their reliance

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POWERbreathe at Triathlon Show 2015

The UK’s largest Triathlon Show took place 12th – 15th February 2015 at Excel, London and received over 50,000 visitors. There were over 300 brands and stands, all with the focus on improving performance in the world of swimming, cycling and running, helping triathletes prepare for their next triathlon. POWERbreathe was there and we talked

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Revolutionise your Sports Performance with Breathing Training

Your breathing can often be a limiting factor as you exercise, reducing your sports performance. It can let you down, preventing you from performing at your best as you stop to ‘catch your breath’. Consequently, breathing muscle training is a discipline elite coaches include to improve athletes’ breathing muscle strength and stamina. In fact, by

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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 for the effort needed within each type of sport, and in this instance, for rowing, where breathing can

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