nasal breathing

#121 | Recovery for Performance Longevity | Brian MacKenzie of ShiftAdapt

On episode #121, Brian Mackenzie leads us down the path of human performance via stress adaptation. Brian says you have to be able to see what you really want to accomplish so that you will be willing to do what it takes to make yourself capable of creating the life of performance you want. Higher HRV is not enough; you have to know your why to have the motivation and staying power to make your vision for yourself come true. And, if you do it right, you’ll get higher HRV.

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#50 — The Science of Better Breathing with George Dallam, PhD

Nasal breathing is not a trick or hack to get an unnatural advantage.  Nasal breathing is the designed in way to breathe properly.  Not nasal breathing causes problems which can be undone by starting to nasal breathe.
Dr. Dallam says, “One simple rule:  breath through nose all the time, or as much as possible.”

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#48 — Breathwork for Faster Recovery — Matthew Smith, EverAthlete

Breathwork is the deliberate practice of breath to improve your state of being.  Faster breathing does not result in “super oxygenation” of the blood.  It just removes more CO2, which makes it harder to capture oxygen from breathing.

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