Video: Breathing and Abdominal Bracing For Strength

Chris Duffin

Contributor - Champion Powerlifter

Portland, Oregon, United States



Proper breathing and abdominal bracing are crucial in the safe handling of heavy loads. Here are some simple steps to improve how you function while lifting weights. Proper breathing also reduces the risk of injuries and improves your lifting performance. This video takes you through the proper steps and cues to accomplish these goals. I also give some tips for proper diaphragmatic breathing and abdominal pressurization outside the gym.

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