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POWERbreathe To Launch New Website

POWERbreathe will be inviting visitors to explore its new website towards the end of November 2015. The new website will not only provide a simpler user experience, enabling visitors to quickly compare and find the most suitable model of POWERbreathe, but it also addresses navigation and functionality that will allow visitors to access as much

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POWERbreathe goes to school

In March POWERbreathe were invited to Trinity Catholic High School (science and sports college) in Woodford Green, Essex. We were asked by one of the teacher’s, Alan Mair, if we’d like to present POWERbreathe and the benefit of this breathing training in sport to Year 9 (14-year-old) pupils in their assembly. Alan, a serious mountaineer

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POWERbreathe training for GB Boccia Team

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,

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Caroline Kremer, Founder of Just Breathe, checks out the POWERbreathe K5

Caroline Kremer is a qualified Bowen Technique practitioner (European College of Bowen Studies) and uses her qualifications and skills not only to bring muscular, skeletal, emotional and physiological systems back into balance, but also to educate clients to improve breathing patterns and re-discover breathing awareness. Caroline believes in addressing and treating the whole physical system

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Women Police Officers Fail Fitness Test – POWERbreathe Could Help

Nearly 3% of 13,024 police officers have failed to pass their compulsory fitness test, and of those 3% who failed, 70% of them were women (according to a news article published online at BBC News UK which looked at figures provided by 27 forces under the Freedom of Information Act.) Compulsory police fitness testing for

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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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Comparing models in the POWERbreathe Mechanical Series

In our previous blog, Comparing POWERbreathe Mechanical Series with Electronic Series, we looked at the differences between the POWERbreathe Classic mechanical series and the POWERbreathe Plus mechanical series, and the electronic POWERbreathe K-Series. In this blog we’re going to look at the differences between the mechanical models in the POWERbreathe Classic and POWERbreathe Plus series.

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Changes in Young Smokers after Inspiratory Exercise

This research in the August 2013 edition of Clinical Autonomic Research addresses ‘Autonomic changes in young smokers: acute effects of inspiratory exercise’. One major consequence of smoking is the development of cardiovascular diseases or CVD. These are all the diseases of the heart and circulation. CVD includes coronary heart disease, stroke, peripheral arterial disease and

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Comparing POWERbreathe Mechanical Series with Electronic Series

We’re often asked what the difference is between the various series of POWERbreathe models, so we thought we’d help by writing a quick overview of each series. In a later blog we will look at comparing the difference between each of the Mechanical Models. MECHANICAL SERIES’ VERSUS ELECTRONIC SERIES The models in the two mechanical

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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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