Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

Secrets of Success

< Secrets of Success Main Page    Submit a Secret
0
 

Remember To Breathe

31

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!

I tend to tense up when I exercise, a new arena for me, and either don't breathe properly or just don't breathe. To be sure that I do at least the latter, I either count reps or narrate my movements aloud. If you're talking, you're breathing. They go together like a horse and carriage.

- Submitted by SYLPHINPROGRESS 4/1/2010 in Exercise | 1 Comments
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.

Member Comments

IRISH_EYES_66 4/1/2010 12:27:00 PM

    I find that when I first start a new exercise I have to be conscious of doing the correct breathing technique otherwise I too tend to hold my breath.

Leave encouragement, a question, or anything else relevant to this. All comments must abide by SparkPeople's Community Guidelines.

Log in to post a comment.

Related Secrets

Diet Resources: digestion of carbohydrates | carbohydrate digestion | digestion aid