I am a runner/active person/healthy person, how can the breather help me?
Yes, studies have shown that regular respiratory muscle training (RMT), such as using the Breather, will improve your exercise capacity and performance, whether you have respiratory problems which limit your level of activity, or whether you’re a healthy person or an athlete.
Besides the positive effects respiratory muscle training (RMT) has on the strength of your respiratory muscles including chest wall muscles and diaphragm, regular RMT using the Breather can also help to lower your blood pressure, and improve the quantity and quality of your sleep.
Will the Breather improve my exercise capacity and performance?
Yes, studies have shown that regular respiratory muscle training (RMT), such as using the Breather, will improve your exercise capacity and performance, whether you have respiratory problems which limit your level of activity, or whether you’re a ...
How long do you use the Breather?
The Breather will be beneficial for your breathing, exercising, blood pressure, sleep and circulation as long as you keep using it. Once you have built it into your daily routine it will not feel like exercise, but more like a relaxation session. ...
What is the Breather Protocol?
Please have a look at our website for specific use case protocols. Our standard training protocol recommends 2 to 3 sets of 10 breaths twice a day at around 70% of maximum effort. However, clinical judgment should be used to tailor the protocol to ...
Can I use the Breather reclining or lying down?
You can, however, reclined or semi-reclined positions are known to impair respiratory muscle function. This is why we recommend sitting upright in order to practice proper diaphragmatic breathing during training. If you’re having trouble maintaining ...
Does the Breather or Breather Fit have specific functional parameters for establishing patient’s daily/weekly progress.
Weekly progress can be checked by monitoring maximum inspiratory and expiratory pressure (MIP/MEP) by a therapist. We also recommend keeping a training journal including training frequency and intensity, as well as a personal rating of dyspnea, ...