Posts Tagged with "diaphragmatic breathing"

4 Ways to Fire Up Your Belly

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Gavin McHale, a Certified Exercise Physiologist from Winnipeg, Canada (in his words, straight north of Fargo). Gavin attended a workshop I did with Dean Somerset in Minneapolis a few weeks ago and he wanted to write up some of the things he picked up from it. Read on to… Read more

What We’re Really Saying When We Discuss Breathing

I read a recent article by my good friend, Jordan Syatt, on the Personal Trainer Development Center’s website titled No One Ever Got Better Solely From Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercises and I liked it for two reasons: Photo Credit: Shawn Rossi 1. It’s a message that needed to be said. Breathing drills (and to be more… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 4/18/14

I’ve been up since 3:30 this morning, so I don’t really have much to say at this point.  I’m thiiiis close to injecting some caffeine directly into my left ventricle. For those who celebrate it, I hope you have a great Easter weekend.  Try not to overdo the peanut-butter eggs….;o) And for those who don’t,… Read more

Why Are We Breathing Inefficiently (and What Are the Ramifications)?

Last week I wrote a quick synopsis of a staff in-service we participated in that consisted of  Michael Mullin stopping by for a few hours and proceeding to melt our faces off with the number of knowledge bombs he dropped regarding some of the “inner workings” behind the PRI (Postural Restoration Institute) philosophy. For those… Read more