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Trainer, PowerLungThe Trainer model is the most appropriate for those who are looking to improve performance in sports or other rigorous activity.

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PowerLung is the original and only respiratory strength training machine with integrated exhale and inhale progressive resistance for cross-country skiers. Get faster surges, increased endurance to go faster for longer, and quicker warm downs.

The Facts

Based on 80 years of research, study results show PowerLung increases respiratory muscle strength – Inhale and Exhale – for all cross-country skiers.

  • Increased
    Inhale Muscle Power > 40%
    Exhale Muscle Power > 150%
  • Increased
    Tidal Volume > 25%
    Peak Exhalation > 20%

Studies show respiratory muscle training may benefit asthma sufferers.

Learn How To Train My Breathing

Easy to use

Just choose your resistance level and start training with PowerLung. Most cross-country skiers will fell the difference in 3 to 5 days.

Studies show the importance and benefits of integrated exhale and inhale strength training for all cross-country skiers – including asthma sufferers.

Use PowerLung For

  • Speed and Endurance to beat your Personal Best
  • Strengthen Respiratory Muscles
  • Increase Oxygen
  • Higher Anaerobic Capacity
  • Lower Respiratory and Cardiac Rates
  • Increased Expiratory Power
  • Stronger Core Body Muscles

PowerLung is Essential for Training and Competition

Success Story: Gene Goldenfeld

In terms of sports, my primary one is cross-country skiing, where I teach and race some. The issue respiratory exercising faces is much like that in the weight room. Purely resistive exercises, such as in the gym, are of limited value to x-c skiers beyond a beginning or jump-start level. Motion and muscle activity need to go together, preferably with an emphasis on endurance. And with endurance, generally a lighter load is called for. Read Full Story…

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