A while back, one of my blog articles http://coachericneilsen.com/news/just-breathe/ talked about breathing and how important it is for swimmers to master this concept. Now is seems simple to just breathe when exercising and to moderate the amount of inhale vs exhale depending on how hard you are working. I was talking with my physical therapist the other day about this and was reminded of a good article he had written to help myself and others better understand breathing. Here is the link http://www.reboundsportspt.com/blog/rebound/the-importance-of-proper-breathing which I hope you will find helpful in your understanding of how important breathing is and give you a better idea on how your respiratory mechanics SHOULD work.
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