ART AND SCIENCE OF BREATHING

 

The Impact of Your Breathing on Every System of Your Body

 

The breathing process is the starting point for your body to deliver oxygen to each of its internal systems. These include your heartbeat, circulation, digestion, brain function, immune system, hormonal system, nervous system, muscular system, reproductive system, the skin and more. Both over-breathing and under-breathing can lead to instability in the distribution of oxygen throughout the body.


The 4 Golden Rules of Breathing


1. Breath only through your nose.
2. Breathe deeply.
3. Breathe slowly.
4. Breathe less.


The Benefits of Breathing Through Your Nose


Did you know that breathing through your nose can increase your oxygen intake by up to 20 percent? Additionally, the air you breathe is properly filtered before entering your lungs, leading to a cleaner and healthier respiratory system.


The Importance of Deep Breathing for Optimal Health



To supply your body with the maximum amount of oxygen it needs, it's crucial to practice deep breathing exercises. Breathe in through your stomach, then your ribs, and lastly, into your chest. Unfortunately, many people only breathe into their chests, limiting the amount of oxygen necessary for their bodies to function well.
Maximizing Oxygen Absorption and Increasing Energy Levels through Controlled Breathing Did you know that if you breathe slowly, your body will be able to absorb more oxygen into your cells? In order to achieve optimal oxygen absorption, it's necessary to increase your tolerance to carbon dioxide. This simple change can lead to a significant increase in your overall energy levels.


Understanding the Optimal Resting Breath for the Human
Metabolism


Did you know that researchers have determined the ideal resting breath for humans? The recommended pattern is a 5.5 second inhalation followed by a 5.5 second exhalation, resulting in six full breaths per minute. Most individuals, however, take between 15-20 breaths per minute. Implementing this optimal resting breath into your daily routine can bring about significant improvements to your overall health and well-being.


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