All articles tagged "running"

Running with COPD

Running With COPD

When people are out running they can sometimes struggle when trying to draw in oxygen to cope with the demands the body is placing on them.  This would be normally be associated with someone who is physically out of shape. However, if the symptoms persist then it could be more medically related and it is

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Track running induces inspiratory muscle fatigue in trained runners

A study published in The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (September 26th 2015) tested the hypothesis that short-duration running exercise would induce Inspiratory Muscle Fatigue (IMF) which may limit performance. This follows studies that found IMF occurs after short-duration swimming exercise. Eight female middle-distance runners were the subjects of this study which found that

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POWERbreathe seminar and running club in Hong Kong

Terry Tang from Healthcare & Co., our POWERbreathe distributor and friend in Hong Kong, held a seminar recently in Hong Kong that was presented by special guest Professor Tom Tong who major’s in respiratory physiology and discussed breathing, exercise, and breathing during exercise, specifically running. Over 170 people attended the seminar where the benefits of

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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, 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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Top breathing exercises for runners

Running is a form of aerobic exercise. Quite literally, ‘aerobic’ means ‘with oxygen’. We need to breathe to get oxygen into the lungs.  Although this sounds obvious, some runners have a shallow or laboured breathing style.  However, there are some cases where this style of breathing results in severe muscle cramps, side stitches, poor performance

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woman and children running

Running improves with breathing control

This article in Women’s Running discusses ways of improving breathing control while running. Better breathing will help you run better and improve your performance. Control your breathing to improve your running Your breathing may feel laboured while running. However if you breathe correctly you will find running becomes easier. The article refers to four ways

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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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Ian Locke – week 2 of my POWERbreathe K5 training

Ian Locke, founder of Thrive Personal Training in Swindon, provides personal training in a private gym as well as nutritional analysis to help clients reach their health and fitness goals. Here he tells us how he’s been getting on with his second week of POWERbreathe K5 training… So the second week of my POWERbreathe training

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