More great news from Matt Bottrill, multi-national time trial champion, Drag2Zero.com team rider and POWERbreathe K5 user, as he breaks his own course record… On Sunday morning (20th July) 115 riders took part in the Nev Crane Memorial 25 mile time trial in Lincolnshire with the aim of beating last season’s course record of 50:04,
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We just had to share this news with you from Matt Bottrill, Champion Time Trialist who began using the POWERbreathe K5 with Breathe-Link Software at the end of April/early May this year (2014). Matt, on Saturday 12th July, took 1st place in the Mercia CC 30-mile Time Trial in Derbyshire, setting a new course record
Following their victory over Spain and defeat by Croatia, news is coming out that the 2018 FIFA Russia World Cup 2018 team are using ammonia to help with their breathing. Russia World Cup 2018 team sniff ammonia The World Cup team doctor confirms the team use ammonia to help with bloodflow and breathing. Ammonia is the
This morning (9th July) the Slovenian National Rowing Team left for Rowing World Lucerne 2014 (11-13th July) and the start of the final round of the World Rowing Cup 2014 on the Rotsee where competition will be fierce and medal winning will no doubt be decided in the last few meters. Friday 11th will see
On June 9th our friends and distributor POWERbreathe Slovenia, IntAct Ljubljana, organised a POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training Seminar for the National Slovenian Rowing Team, at the Olympic Sport Center at Bled Lake. The science behind POWERbreathe and IMT was presented not only to the rowing team themselves, but also to the main coaches of the
In April we were honoured to meet the GB Boccia team and coaches to whom we presented POWERbreathe. The team members and coaches were interested to see how inspiratory muscle training with POWERbreathe could help them with their breathing in general but also with their core trunk strength and posture for an improved sports performance.
Congratulations to Paratriathlete and POWERbreathe user Iain Dawson and his guide Matt Ellis, for finishing in a qualifying second place at the ITU World Triathlon Yokohama in Japan on Saturday 17th May 2014! Fourteen British paratriathletes competed for the first time in this formal ITU World Triathlon Series for Paratriathlon, as the sport – and
Four amateur cyclists from RAF Coningsby Ground System Support Flight are currently training for their 3 Peaks of Briançon Charity Bike Ride. In addition to their cycling training, they are using POWERbreathe IMT, in preparation for the breathing challenges ahead. Difficulty breathing when cycling The simple design of a bike will affect the position of
You may have read in our previous blog, GB Olympic Boccia Team Physios impressed by POWERbreathe about our meeting in February with the GB Olympic Boccia team physios and British Paralympic athlete Nigel Murray MBE. Well since then we’ve had the privilege of being invited to meet the entire GB Boccia team and their coaches,
Lucy Garner is a double World Junior Road Race champion. She also represented GB at the European Road Championships – and won – and also won two gold medals and a silver medal at the European Track Championships. Lucy is also a member of the British Cycling Academy and recently won her first professional race
Matt Bottrill is a multi-national time trial champion and Drag2Zero.com team rider and he’ll be using the POWERbreathe K5 to help improve his breathing strength and stamina and time trial performance. Matt is training hard towards the British Time Trial championships in June and has already started the season this year with a record-breaking ride
Iain Dawson comes from a successful cycling background having competed at the Sydney Paralympics in 2000, but since then he’s proved himself to be at the top of the world rankings in Paratriathlon and he’s currently training in preparation for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in which Paratriathlon makes its debut. Iain has less than
We thought we’d write a very quick blog on why it’s important to breathe deeply from your diaphragm, after all that’s why POWERbreathe was developed – to answer a need for training the breathing muscles (primarily the diaphragm) so that we all start to breathe again as nature intended, from the diaphragm and not from
Craig Smith, Head of Sports Science at Northampton Town Football Club (NTFC) invited POWERbreathe to talk about the benefits of inspiratory muscle training for his team. Strong breathing muscles are more resistant to fatigue – something that would be hugely beneficial to footballer players who have to cope with intermittent sprinting during a match where
Dr Mitch Lomax, Sport and Exercise Scientist and Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Physiology at the University of Portsmouth, gave an interview to Swimming Science in which she discussed her investigation into the breathing demands of swimming and the discovery that the occurrence and consequences of breathing muscle fatigue in swimming had been overlooked.