Endurance Training

Petr Ton, Czech Ice Hockey Player uses POWERbreathe K3

Petr Ton is a Czech Ice Hockey forward, which means his position on the ice is primarily offensive, and as an ice hockey player he has to be fit for the high intensity intermittent skating, with recovery between shifts. Petr plays for HC Sparta Praha (HC Sparta Prague) which is one of the most successful

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Building a sustainable UK high performance system – include POWERbreathe

As part of a ‘shared vision’ for building a stronger and more sustainable Team GB, the English Institute of Sport (EIS) and UK Sport have announced changes to the UK’s high performance system. Changes will include a new, evidence-based Mission 2016 tracking tool for supporting the development of all World Class Performance Programmes, and renewed

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Congratulations to Lisa Suzuki on winning the Shonan Marathon

At the beginning of November the 8th Shonan Marathon took place with approximately 20,000 participants entering the race that took place in Fujisawa, Japan. Lisa Suzuki was one of those thousands competing to win the marathon, and she won the women’s full marathon. Suzuki is a POWERbreathe user and member of the POWERbreathe Running Club

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Respiratory muscle specific warm-up and elite swimming performance

Respiratory muscle specific warm-up and elite swimming performance This original article has not long ago been published (1st November 2013) on the British Journal of Sports Medicine website. The Method used POWERbreathe. Br J Sports Med doi:10.1136/bjsports-2013-092523 Emma E Wilson, Tricia M McKeever, Claire Lobb, Tom Sherriff, Luke Gupta, Glenn Hearson, Neil Martin, Martin R

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Three RAF team members

RAF Charity Ride – 3 Peaks of Briançon

The 3 Peaks of Briançon Charity Ride is a team of four amateur cyclists from RAF Coningsby Ground System Support Flight. The RAF team challenge Gary, Matty, Chris and Lance are all amateur cyclists. They are challenging themselves to climb and conquer three of the toughest and most gruelling peaks the Alps have to offer. And

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Effect of IMT on exercise performance – September 6 2013

A research article, published online ahead of print (6 September 2013), has revealed evidence that prior-induced inspiratory muscle fatigue (IMF) reduces exercise performance, likely as a result of the increased quadriceps muscle fatigue (QMF). Research Abstract: Effect of inspiratory muscle fatigue on exercise performance taking into account the fatigue-induced excess respiratory drive The study investigated

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Tudor increases his swim strokes per breath with POWERbreathe

Tudor Morris is currently training for an important event in September: swimming the channel in aid of the cancer charity, Momentum, who offered help and support to Tudor as he went through cancer himself. Tudor has been using POWERbreathe over the last 6-weeks to help improve his breathing strength and stamina for this event, and

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POWERbreathe K5 at Crystal Palace National Sports Centre

Last week POWERbreathe visited Elite Cycling Performance Coaching, the cycling facilities at Crystal Palace National Sports Centre. Elite Cycling’s owner Paul Mill is a former professional triathlete, semi-pro road rider and time-triallist, and his company is based in the highly regarded Crystal Palace Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Centre where Elite Cycling provide cycle training, coaching,

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Rowing performance improves for Girl On The River

Rowing performance & breathing improves with POWERbreathe IMT

Patricia Carswell‏, a.k.a Girl on the River, recently won ‘Highly Commended 2017’ for Sports and Fitness at the UK Blog Awards. She’s a freelance journalist and specialises in health, fitness and lifestyle. Furthermore she enjoys rowing, and it is thanks to a fellow rower and POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT) user that we got in

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POWERbreathe at the Bosworth Triathlon

Earlier in the year Duncan received a very kind invitation from On Your Marks Events to attend the Bosworth Triathlon on Sunday 2nd June. It’ll come as no surprise to those of you who’ve met our keen runner and POWERbreathe user Duncan to know that he accepted, and on Sunday he attended the Open Water

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POWERbreathe and Mailsports at ASA Swimming Championships

On Sunday 26th May POWERbreathe attended the ASA South East Regional Age Group Championships in Crawley, West Sussex, with swim specialists Mailsports. These Swimming Championships take place annually on dates designated for Regional Championships by swimming’s governing body, the ASA and by the Region Swimming Group. This heavily subscribed event was held at the K2

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Highlanders Super Rugby Team Train with POWERbreathe

In December 2012 the Highlanders signed a Global Sponsorship Agreement with POWERbreathe. Since then they’ve been using their POWERbreathe inspiratory muscle training devices religiously as part of their training. The Highlanders are a professional New Zealand rugby union team based in Dunedin that competes in Super Rugby, the largest professional rugby union competition in the

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