Out of Breath for 9 years – Combating Whooping Cough

From a young age, Ani Williamson had always been interested in sports; she played badminton since she was 8 and she had always been very active. Ani’s life suddenly changed in 2012, when she caught a whooping cough that destroyed her lungs. When she was admitted into the hospital, her oxygen levels were “in the […]

The Ironman vital lung capacity training plan

Accomplishing an ironman is a dream for many. It is an ambitious goal that is often strictly regimented, and not something that you just do – an ironman is hard work! It requires both mental and physical preparation and training. It is a project that requires time, and therefore a good way to start is […]

Elite swimmer reveals the benefits of respiratory muscle training

Swimming is a great way to stay fit and enjoy regular aerobic physical activity. You may gain lots of health benefits from swimming, such as stress alleviation, maintaining a healthy weight, and strengthening your heart and lungs. Apart from this, it is also suitable for those who have arthritis and other pain conditions. According to […]

Asthma and breath-training: how does RMT help? PART 2/2

In a previous post (https://www.airofit.in/blog/asthma-and-breath-traininghow-does-rmt-help-part-1-2/) we looked at how respiratory muscle training(RMT) made a significant difference for people living with asthma. We’ve also seen how (https://www.airofit.in/blog/overcoming-exerciseinduced-asthma-as-a-competitive-cyclist/) Alex Wallace, a competitive cyclist with Bikestrong KTM, benefitted from regular RMT with Airofit, improving his performance and reducing asthma symptoms during demanding physical activity. In this post, we’ll […]

Asthma and breath-training: how does RMT help? PART 1/2

PART 1/2 Asthma is a huge health problem – and it’s growing Globally, approximately 300 million people have asthma, and it’s the mostcommon chronic disease among children. Asthma is defined as a chronic inflammatory condition in the lungs in whichbronchial mucous membranes become irritated and swell up. The muscles of thebronchi contract and reduce the […]

Airofit training aids recovery from Covid-19 infections & Long Covid

Airofit aids recovery from Covid-19 infections & Long Covid The Airofit training system evolved from a medical device, invented to helppeople dealing with COPD and asthma. As a company we have always beendriven by the desire to improve breathing and increase global awareness of thebenefits of breath training. From those dealing with the effects of […]

Breathing for sprint sports

You’re in the blocks, waiting for the start. Adrenaline is coursing through your body, as you wait to explode into action. You’ve trained hard. Visualized the win a thousand times, crossing the finishing line and the crowd going wild. It all comes down to the next few seconds. Sprinting is a uniquely demanding activity that […]

3 less-known tips on how breathing exercises can improve golf performance

Golf is often perceived as a very relaxing sport; many non-players think that all you have to do is chuck the ball as further away as possible before leisurely taking a ride in the cart. However, this couldn’t be further from the actual truth. Namely, golf takes its toll on both our physique and psyche, […]

Airofit training – the Pro cyclist’s secret weapon?

Often we have heard the question – if breath training actually works, why aren’t the Pros doing it? The truth is, we have a long and fruitful relationship within the world of elite cycling. It was one of the first sports to realize the huge potential of breath-training for competitive edge and faster recovery. Last […]

How can breath-training help you sleep better?

“Insomnia is a glamorous term for thoughts you forgot to have in the day.” Alain de Botton Most of us have experienced those frustrating nights, endlessly tossing and turning, unable to nod off. The goal of a good, restful night’s sleep can seem very distant. So often we bring all our daytime stress and anxieties […]