Always Be Moving

Always Be Moving By: Christopher Keyes Sep 19, 2016 | Outside.com Repost A morning run or evening Spin class may feel great, but if the rest of your day involves sitting on your ass, a brief burst does little for your overall well-being. A few years ago, James Levine, a doctor of endo­crinology at the … Continue reading Always Be Moving

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3 Tips for Managing Stress with Brian Mackenzie

~Marc Pro | Repost In nature, animals experience and deal with stress in a very different way than humans. The story of the lion hunting the antelope is a great example of this. When the lion attacks the antelope, both animals experience heightened senses and stress (sympathetic state). But, even if the antelope manages to get … Continue reading 3 Tips for Managing Stress with Brian Mackenzie

Laird Hamilton: Harness the Power of Breath

Laird Hamilton: Harness the Power of Breath By Laird Hamilton, Men's Journal | Repost What's the one fuel at your immediate disposal during a long or grueling workout? Oxygen. It's obvious; still, most of us think of breathing only when we're sucking wind. That's a mistake, because boosting your oxygen intake before, during, and after … Continue reading Laird Hamilton: Harness the Power of Breath

The Effects of Breathing on Recovery with Brian Mackenzie

The Effects of Breathing on Recovery with Brian Mackenzie ~Marc Pro | Repost EPOC (Exercise Post Oxygen Consumption) refers to the oxygen you need to consume after a workout in order to bring your body back to homeostasis. It’s how exercise scientists measure the intensity of a workout. While working out, oxygen is used to … Continue reading The Effects of Breathing on Recovery with Brian Mackenzie

Breathe. Exhale. Repeat: The Benefits of Controlled Breathing

Breathe. Exhale. Repeat: The Benefits of Controlled Breathing ~New York Times |Repost By LESLEY ALDERMAN NOV. 9, 2016 Take a deep breath, expanding your belly. Pause. Exhale slowly to the count of five. Repeat four times. Congratulations. You’ve just calmed your nervous system. Controlled breathing, like what you just practiced, has been shown to reduce stress, … Continue reading Breathe. Exhale. Repeat: The Benefits of Controlled Breathing