Endurance Training

A POWERbreathe K5 for Matt Bottrill, Champion Time Trialist

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

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Paratriathlete Iain Dawson uses POWERbreathe in run-up to Rio 2016

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

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Why you should dig deep and breathe from your diaphragm

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

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POWERbreathe helps Northampton Town Football Club get match-ready

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

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Breathing Muscle Fatigue in Swimming – POWERbreathe Could Help

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.

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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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