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

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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

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