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At the height of his career with the Seattle Seahawks, Marshawn Lynch, a.k.a. Beast Mode, was often seen wearing a device known as The Training Mask as part of his pregame ritual. While this decision inevitably brought about a rush of Batman-related memes, it also advanced the national discussion about the advantages of high-altitude training as it relates to athletic performance.
Dr. Martin Denbar, the brains behind High Performance Breathing Technology, admits he likes The Training Mask because it conditions the body to cope with the feeling of breathlessness. However, he is quick to point out it does not simulate high altitude training.
His proprietary methodology is the only in the world that helps first responders, military personnel, athletes and exercisers reach peak oxygenation levels safely, effectively, and in the shortest amount of time while simulating high altitude training at sea level. With the help of an inexpensive pulse oximeter, Dr. Denbar says he can help anyone to drop oxygen saturation within one week and see substantial improvement in terms of dysfunctional breathing within two-three weeks. Additional benefits of the program include reduced effects of exercise-induced asthma and pre-match anxiety.
Dr. Denbar has spent years perfecting an evaluation and training system that has helped first responders, military personnel, athletes and exercisers improve body oxygenation and, in turn, physical performance. Now he is joining forces with an expert team of law enforcement personnel, doctors, physicians, health and sports professionals that are bringing High Performance Breathing Technology to the masses.
As the founder of High Performance Breathing Technology, Dr. Denbar is an expert in airway management and dental sleep medicine. He sets the foundation for active professionals and people wishing to improve their health with personalized consultations designed to help them understand how to optimize something that we all take for granted each day — breathing.
Dr. Denbar wants all participants to attack his training exercises with the same intensity as they do in their respective professional fields. His program views the mouth as another muscle group that active participants need to train in order to perform at their highest level.
By practicing 10 to 20 minutes per day, Dr. Denbar suggests that “one, you will reprogram the brain to make a muscle movement habit, and two, you will be giving those muscles the strength to do so with ease.” Once this foundation is established, active users progress into the High Performance Breathing Technology program to minimize oxygen saturation and maximize physical output.
Using a proprietary, two-phase system of evaluation and development, the team at High PBT has successfully helped first responders, military personnel, athletes and exercisers to find more stamina and greater mental acuity. The next step? Creating a network of professionals that can consult participants locally and around the world to bring High PBT to market.
General Manager Mark Andrew Zwartynski has the team poised to do just that in the very near future.
“We are going to roll out an app that will be able to integrate with Apple Watch, Fitbit, and other wearable technology.” He added, “we are designing this with the full intent of being able to immediately adapt to any upgrade in technology.”
The content of this app will be just as critical for High PBT as the distribution. In addition to tracking workouts and participating in coaching sessions, Zwartynski points to a particular functionality that really differentiates them in the market.
“We will be able to give you an oxygenation read of your red blood cells in real-time that will allow you to see how you are performing in terms of lactic acid build up while working out.” Since High PBT is non-invasive, their system is safer, more efficient and more affordable than blood tests that can deliver the same results.
Imagine the ramifications of this metric for first responders. They will be able to add High PBT to their training regimen on a daily basis. Oxygenation, breathing, and timing all come into play and even a small decline in performance could make a bad situation worse. Armed with a better sense of how their body is performing will help them gain more stamina, better mental acuity and stronger emotional control.
With a comprehensive mobile app in development and a growing network of qualified doctors around the globe, High PBT will be able to help more and more active users increase alertness, mental acuity and overall physical output from anywhere in the world.