Thursday, May 31, 2012
Control Your Weight With Your Breathing
What if I told you that it would not be necessary for you to go to the gym or to exercise at all in order for you to remain healthy? Although it certainly is a good idea for you to exercise to a certain extent, you may be able to receive some of the same benefits without effort by just breathing in the proper way. The breath that we have is a large part of what makes up our life and if we are breathing improperly we may be causing harm to our health. Let's take a look at some deep breathing exercises and what they can do to improve our health.
One of the problems that many of us tend to have is that we are shallow breathers. Do this test for yourself to see how good your breathing is but you're going to have to do so whenever you are not really paying attention to it. By breathing properly, you are doing more than just filling your lungs with air. You are doing much more than that.
Your diaphragm is also moving, allowing your lungs to expand to capacity. Whenever your diaphragm moves up and down as a result of your breathing, your stomach will go in and out. Check this and see for yourself. You may need to ask somebody else to watch you breathe whenever you are not thinking about it to see if you're actually breathing deeply or not.
Whenever we breathe, we bring oxygen into our lungs and it is picked up by the blood and carried directly into the heart. This oxygen is what helps to feed and fuel our body in a lot of different ways. If we are oxygen deprived, our body will not be functioning properly and we will have a difficult time staying in shape. By concentrating on our breathing and the learning how to breathe properly all of the time, your health will be corrected and improved. How can this be done?
One of the easiest ways to make sure that you are breathing properly is to take a little bit of time every day to do some deep breathing exercises. Not only will this help to retrain us but it will also bring a lot of oxygen into our body and this can actually boost our metabolism. By doing this on a regular basis and teaching yourself how to breathe whenever you're not doing the exercises, you will be helping yourself to be healthy in mind and body. In which, you will have a better health.
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