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Highlanders Super Rugby Team (New Zealand) Sign-Up POWERbreathe

POWERbreathe has signed a Global Sponsorship Agreement with the ‘Highlanders Super Rugby Team’ from New Zealand. This cooperation will see the Highlanders implementing POWERbreathe inspiratory muscle training into their performance and fitness training programmes to improve endurance and accelerate recovery. Although the physical demands of rugby are specific to each position on the pitch, all

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Boccia player Nigel Murray MBE at POWERbreathe UK HQ

GB Boccia on road to Rio after POWERbreathe training

Members of Team GB Boccia, including Britain’s most successful Boccia player Nigel Murray MBE (above), are using POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training in preparation for Rio. Boccia players use POWERbreathe IMT GB Olympic Boccia Team Physio’s decided to introduce POWERbreathe IMT to their TeamGB in 2014. They have been training with it ever since. The team

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POWERbreathe on tour – in Brazil

Our very own Duncan is visiting our POWERbreathe friends in Brazil and has just sent us this little update… A long journey yesterday. Got to bed at midnight UK time having left home at 2-40 am UK time. Flight was on time and no problems although I find it hard to control my air rage

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Effects of respiratory muscle training on performance in athletes: a systematic review with meta-analyses

“Effects of respiratory muscle training on performance in athletes: a systematic review with meta-analyses” Hajghanbari B, Yamabayashi C, Buna T, Coelho J, Freedman K, Morton T, Palmer S, Toy M, Walsh C, Sheel AW, Reid WD. More research recently published (July 25th 2012) to determine if respiratory muscle training (RMT) improves sport performance, and respiratory

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Four Weeks of Inspiratory Muscle Training Improves Self-Paced Walking Performance in Overweight and Obese Adults: A Randomised Controlled Trial

A new Clinical Study, published in the Journal of Obesity (Volume 2012, Article ID 918202), examined whether a programme of inspiratory muscle training (IMT), using POWERbreathe, improves accumulative distance of self-paced walking in overweight and obese adults. Fifteen overweight and obese adults were randomised into experimental and placebo groups. Lung function, inspiratory muscle performance, 6-minute

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Home-based respiratory muscle training used to improve quality of life in patients with Chronic Heart Failure

The Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation & Prevention published the following clinical trial to evaluate the effect of inspiratory muscle training (IMT) on cardiac autonomic modulation and on peripheral nerve sympathetic activity in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). The Clinical Trial: Inspiratory Muscle Training Reduces Sympathetic Nervous Activity and Improves Inspiratory Muscle Weakness and Quality

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New POWERbreathe Website

We are pleased to announce the launch of our newly developed website. The website underwent a redesign in order to fulfil the requirements that our visitors have been expressing. It now clearly directs visitors to the area that interests them the most: Fitness & Sports Health & Lifestyle Medical – for Healthcare Professionals only Here

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