Tag: forced exhalation

Oxygen and Exercise

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As human beings, we all know about the importance of oxygen. As fitness professionals, we spend a good deal of time with our clients reminding them when and how to breathe. There are many different breathing techniques and patterns, and that can get confusing. When do I inhale? When do I exhale? How long do …

Forced Exhalation Breathing and Exercise

What is the purpose of Forced Exhalation Breathing, and why should I teach it? Teaching clients to use a Forced Exhalation breath during class can be one of the most challenging parts of teaching the Integrated Movement Xercize formula (IM=X). Teachers often sound like a broken record telling clients when to use the breath to …