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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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The original and only respiratory strength training machine with integrated exhale and inhale progressive resistance for football players. Get greater sprint, running and offensive line endurance with PowerLung!

The Facts

PowerLung is based on 80 years of research. Study results show PowerLung increases respiratory muscle strength – inhale and exhale – for all football players.

  • 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 Improve Endurance and Athletic Performance

Use PowerLung For

  • Stamina and Endurance for Fast Breaks and Lay-Ups
  • Stronger Arm and Leg Muscles in the 4th Quarter
  • More Forceful Passing
  • Stronger Respiratory Muscles And Increases Oxygen
  • Higher Aerobic Threshold
  • Lower Respiratory and Cardiac Rates
  • Stronger Core Body Muscles


Advanced breathholding exercise for music and sports performance breathing

Do you already do breathing exercises or deep breathing? If so, using PowerLung with those exercises may enhance their effectiveness and help you take the exercise to a different level. Here’s an example of just such an exercise.

This tip was furnished to us by Jim Akins, renowned Native American flute maker and associate professor of tuba and euphonium at The Ohio State University. Professor Akins adapted this breathing exercise from one used to train breath-holding for Navy Seals because tuba and euphonium players need to have and manage their air and breathing just like Navy Seals need to.

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