In the BarBend podcast interview with Canadian strongman Maxime Boudreault, he shares his inspiring journey from a 170-pound teenager to a formidable strongman. Maxime's story underscores the importance of addressing weak points in training and prioritizing recovery, with the AIRWAAV mouthpiece emerging as a valuable tool to enhance his performance. Despite setbacks, Maxime's unwavering commitment to excellence serves as a powerful source of inspiration for aspiring athletes in the strength sports community.
This blog explores the vital link between sleep and athletic recovery, highlighting how athletes' performance is affected by factors like sleep quality, stress hormones, and muscle repair. It underscores the importance of balancing training stress with effective recovery strategies, given that athletes often face stress from various sources. The study reveals that both elite and sub-elite athletes struggle with sleep quality despite differing recovery approaches, emphasizing the need for personalized interventions to enhance sleep, nutrition, and recovery practices and thereby improve athletic performance.
Jen Thompson, known as "132 Pounds of Power," is an esteemed powerlifting veteran with an impressive career spanning more than two decades. In June 2023, she officially joined the AIRWAAV team, after several months of testing and wearing the innovative mouthpiece. We sat down with Jen to ask her some important questions to help you get better acquainted with her. For further insights and to stay updated on her journey, make sure to connect with Jen Thompson on her social media channels.
Meet Cole Greashaber, a rising star in functional fitness from Missouri. With 7 years of training, he's a 2-time Games athlete. Cole's gymnastics, diving, and pole vaulting background set him up for success. He has used the AIRWAAV Mouthpiece since 2021 to combat Fran Lung and improve performance. In a Q&A, he talks about his fitness journey and motivations. Cole's success and dedication make him a standout in the world of functional fitness.
The anticipation for the upcoming Shaw Classic is evident as 16 of the strongest men gather to compete for the coveted title of "The Strongest Man on Earth." Four athletes represent AIRWAAV in this year's event: Mitchell Hooper, Max Boudreault, Bobby Thompson, and Sam Belliveau. AIRWAAV's influence is growing in the Strongman community, with athletes embracing the benefits of the product and the science backed research behind it.
AIRWAAV athletes showcased unparalleled determination and skill at the 2023 NOBULL CrossFit Games, with standout performances from Dallin Pepper, Emma Cary, and Danielle Brandon. Leveraging the AIRWAAV advantage, our athletes exemplified how a performance mouthpiece can elevate performance to new heights.
Delve into the transformative impact of the AIRWAAV Performance Mouthpiece among the world's best athletes in functional fitness. Hear directly from elite athletes on how AIRWAAV enhances their training and performance. Explore the differences and effectiveness of AIRWAAV's HIIT and ENDURANCE mouthpieces in this insightful blog post.
The World's Strongest Man and AIRWAAV have announced a new partnership that will make AIRWAAV "The Official Mouthpiece of the SBD World's Strongest Man." The AIRWAAV Performance Mouthpiece is designed to help Strongman athletes perform at their peak during training by improving strength, muscular endurance, and recovery time.
Professional Strongman Athlete and World's Strongest Man finalist, Bobby Thompson, breaks down why he trains and competes with the AIRWAAV Performance Mouthpiece. Bobby talks about how he started using the mouthpiece, how it helped him train and compete at the Arnold Classic and why every Strongman athlete should be training with the AIRWAAV.
Renowned physical therapist Dr. Mike Dixey takes Professional Strongwoman Sam Belliveau through a series of movements to break down how AIRWAAV reduces asymmetries in the human body when wearing the mouthpiece, and in turn, improves overall athletic performance and power output.
AIRWAAV was proud to be recognized as a top functional fitness trend for 2022 in a recent article by Morning Chalk Up, titled “From Double-Under Crossovers and TYR to Baggy T-shirts: Which 2022 Trends Are Here to Stay?”.
AIRWAAV Head of Research Dr. Dena Garner dives into a Q&A session on how a mouthpiece can help you become a better athlete as well as how athletes can breathe more efficiently and effectively both in training and during competition.
Sam Kwant is an elite functional fitness athlete from Burlington, Washington. With a background in running and cross country, Kwant is now a five-time CrossFit Games athlete with a personal best finish of 2nd. Learn more about Sam, his professional background, and why he enjoys training and training with AIRWAAV.
AIRWAAV HIIT and ENDURANCE provide the same great performance benefits, with slightly different styles and fitment. Check out the different features and applications and decide which one is right for you.
AIRWAAV Athlete Rich Froning Jr. added yet another milestone to his functional fitness legacy by leading his team CrossFit Mayhem Freedom to the top of the Teams division podium at the 2022 Games. This is the sixth title in the Teams division for Froning and his colleagues at Mayhem Freedom, and the tenth overall title for Froning - the most of any athlete in the history of the sport.