Monthly Archives July 2013

Learn How to Make Breathing a Stress Relief Tool

Breathing exercises to lose weight

Most of us take short breaths through our chest, and do not really consider how we are breathing. Improper chest breathing can limit our oxygen intake to only 5 percent of a full inhalation. Learning to breath properly can have all kinds of health benefits.

Meditation and stress relief breathing are increasing in popularity in America. With our busy schedules and high stress lives, it is important to take time to regulate our bodies for peak performance. Breathing exercises are meant to teach us how to properly use our diaphragm all day long.

Our diaphragm is a muscle under our lungs that contracts and relaxes to pull air into and push air out of our lungs. Unfortunately, most people do not fully use their diaphragm when breathing, and are therefore not receiving full oxygen intake

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