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HOW to do Rehab Exercises

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“For rehab, is this a fair summary: find the drills that hurt and do more of them… gently?” -Laurie Kind of. If you go into pain you’ve gone too far. Pain is a signal that something is wrong, so you want to be sure to not go that far, though …

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Science Behind Breathwork

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Zoubair asks: “Hope you’re doing well, still following you and your quality posts on your blog. I must admit I am intrigued about those breathing exercises you’re regarding so highly, and I am interested in your “Upgrade Your Breath” program too. However, I still can’t figure out exactly what are …

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5 Minute Breathing Study

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Could working out five minutes a day, without lifting a single weight or jogging a single step, reduce your heart attack risk, help you think more clearly and boost your sports performance? Preliminary results from a clinical trial of Inspiratory Muscle Strength Training (IMST), presented this week at the Experimental …

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Air Pollution = Unhappiness

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In the past, I’ve discussed how air quality is critically important for your health. For example, here are two short articles: Are You Breathing Crap? Walking May Kill You Faster That this particulate matter in the air is absorbed into your lungs, into your body and can have a whole …

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Movement vs. Fitness

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My new book Powered By Nature is not really a fitness book, though it does touch on the subject. As I cover most of the foundational areas of health in it, movement is in there. But movement and fitness are not the same things. I think the best way to …

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Parenting and Fitness

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If you’re a parent or plan to be someday, then this message is for you. Jason, a Strength Health Mind Power Inner Circle member, asks: “I was also curious about how you have managed your overall dedication to health and fitness as a new father? I ask because my son …

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Full Deep Vacuum Box Breathing

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A new breathing combination routine I’ve been doing which involves box breathing and the abdominal vacuum, along with a few other finer points. Details can be found inside of the August’s Strength Health Mind Power Inner Circle newsletter titled “My New Favorite Breathing Exercise…Full Deep Vacuum Box Breathing”. Become a …

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Research Benefits of Deep Breathing Exercises

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What Deep Breathing Does for You Recently I came across some new papers on the benefits of deep breathing exercises. Like this paper titled, “Physiology of long pranayamic breathing: neural respiratory elements may provide a mechanism that explains how slow deep breathing shifts the autonomic nervous system.” (Yep, they pretty …

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How to Be Breathed

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“Be Breathed” is a concept I learned many years ago from Scott Sonnon. It is the idea of the movement breathing you, rather than you breathing…even unconsciously. If you missed the previous video and post, that covers the difference between anatomic (or natural) breathing and paradoxical breathing. You must understand …

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Breathing Principle – Anatomic vs. Paradox

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Understanding the breathing principle of anatomic (or natural) vs. paradox is very important when breathing is combined with any sort of movement. This is as opposed to just sitting there doing breathing exercises. This video breaks this down in simple to understand terms using squats as an example of how …