Tag: breathing techniques

Breathing Mechanics

How we breathe can have a profound impact upon our autonomic nervous system state as well as the degree of movement variability we have in our system. Autonomic nervous system states are the parasympathetic (rest and digest) and sympathetic (fight or flight) conditions.  Slow, deep breathing with an emphasis on nasal inhalations can augment the parasympathetic side of the equation.…

Ep114 – PT Basics…Breathing

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Ep114 - PT Basics...Breathing

Breathing is reflexive and instinctive. But we can also utilize breathing to enhance our training, performance, and recovery. In this episode, PK & I discuss the finer points of breathing to enhance parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous system states, and to promote stability and mobility. I think you’ll find some valuable resources that you can use to crush your goals. This…