Breaking Muscle eBooks

diaphragmatic breathing

Learn how to breath deeply for health, meditation, and exercise.
The root cause of your back pain may be the way you breathe.
The path to good health can be paved by following these five pieces of advice on a daily basis.
Twelve reader favorites from the past week and from the archives, curated to save you time and bring you happiness.
Here are three corrections all lifters can make to see immediate improvements.
In a recent study, investigators wondered if warming the diaphragm up just like your other muscles would be of any benefit.
When you “tighten your core,” what muscles are you using? Does your posture change? Does your pelvis tilt? Let’s take a look at what’s going on in your core, and how it should be working.
Good breathing habits make your body more effective, both in and out of your workouts, and have the additional benefit of reducing the stress response.
Becoming better at breathing is advantageous for everything from relaxation to performance. Here are eleven pieces to take you through the ins and outs of mastering this seemingly basic task.
Our need for oxygen is well established (duh). So what about athletes who are restricted in their breath due to structural compensations, and therefore are receiving sub-optimal cellular nutrition?
Breathing and abdominal bracing are probably the most important aspects of successful lifts. This video will show you how to breathe properly so you can pick up heavy stuff.
In my own experience as a coach, many people could benefit from some simple exercises to improve activation of the diaphragm. This would improve breathing, and therefore also performance.
Can you really make your lungs stronger? And does that have an effect on performance? Respiratory training might seem like a gimmick, but a research review shows it just might work.
The 1st in a 3 part series, "Yoga For Athletic Guys." In part 1 we go over the basic ideas behind yoga and breathing techniques. Useful techniques for both health and relaxation.
Breathing is important, trust us on this one. Learn the most efficient way to breathe as well as a few tips for breathing during a workout.
Diaphragmatic breathing is commonly use breath technique to reduce stress and relax the mind in yoga and meditation practices.