Triathlon

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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POWERbreathe for Triathletes at Brownlee Tri North 2014

We’re very excited as we prepare for the Brownlee Tri North taking place on Sunday 21st September. POWERbreathe will be at Harewood House near Leeds where the Tour de France raced earlier this year. The event is for every level of triathlete, from first-timers to seasoned triathletes, but whatever your level, POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training

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Qualifying success for Iain Dawson at the ITU World Triathlon, Yokohama

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

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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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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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Czech triathlete “breathes a litre more” after training with POWERbreathe

More great news from our POWERbreathe friends in the Czech Republic, TruconneXion. Last week, on the biggest Czech triathlon website www.etriatlon.cz, young amateur triathlete, Lukáš Netík’s wrote about his positive experience of POWERbreathe training. Lukáš started POWERbreathe inspiratory muscle training in 2011 on his Level 2 Medium Resistance (MR) model. With regular training he gradually

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Can You Have Asthma And Still Be An Elite Athlete?

Can You Have Asthma And Still Be An Elite Athlete?

This review published in the European Respiratory Society’s June issue of Breathe aims to inform respiratory physicians of the relevant components of the World Anti-Doping Code and to indicate some of the pitfalls that can arise and how to negotiate them so as not to cause problems for their athlete patients with asthma. People with

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TUEs in endurance athletes such as swimming

TUEs, asthma and athletes

Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUEs) allow an athlete to take medication on WADA’s Prohibited List when competing. TUEs in the news TUEs have become a hot topic as a result of the cyber attack leaking WADA data on 29 athletes. It was just after the Rio Olympics. Selected athletes’ medical records are being hacked into by a group from

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World Ironman 70.3 Championships 2012 – Las Vegas, Nevada

Here is an excellent blog from one of our bloggers Melissa Brand. Beat your Best winner 2011, Melissa Brand has just finished the Marine Corps Ironman World Championship 70.3 in Las Vegas, Henderson Nevada, in just under a week. Melissa earned the right to participate in the championship when qualifying at an Ironman 70.3 event this

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