Dr. Dena Garner joins the Faster Podcast by FLO Cycling to talk about the AIRWAAV Performance Mouthpiece and the science behind how lowering your respiratory rate can help you become faster.
Breathing is something we all must do to survive. It’s also a major part of performance. Dr. Dena Garner joins this episode to discuss all things AIRWAAV, and how the Performance Mouthpiece is helping athletes improve performance by lowering their respiratory rate and cortisol levels and increasing their airway opening
The episode uncovers how Dr. Garner was initially skeptical of the product and its potential benefits and how she set out to prove it wrong before realizing she couldn’t.
2:00 - Who is Dr. Garner? General Background on the brain behind AIRWAAV
4:55 - Dr. Garner’s initial product skepticism and how she proved herself wrong
6:00 - History behind performance mouthpieces
8:05 - What is the AIRWAAV Performance Mouthpiece?
8:58: How should the AIRWAAV be worn?
11:45: AIRWAAV’s impact on cortisol levels and what that means
12:50: AIRWAAV’s impact on lactate and what that means
15:00: Difference between AIRWAAV HIIT and ENDURANCE
16:50: How to mold/fit the AIRWAAV
18:40: What is the most effective way to wear the AIRWAAV in activity?
22:10: AIRWAAV/USAT Partnership
22:52: AIRWAAV with swimming
24:50: V02 Max Research
25:46/27:50: AIRWAAV respiratory rate benefit
35:20: What comes with an AIRWAAV order?