Need advice

2 posts | Original | Recent
 
Image_thumb
3 Posts
Jun 5, 2014 8:43pm
via Android

I feel like I'm not breathing the best way when I work out, I get short of breath almost everytime. Not winded or about to pass out, nothing like that. But maybe there's a proper breathing technique I'm missing out on..somehow? Any advice??

05 Jun
Slowly in through your nose, out through your mouth.
07 Jun
Here are my few tios, which I learnt couple of years back. 1. Always breathe only through nose, even when not working out. 2. Take deep breaths, you must feel the air intake going through ur stomach. 3. Last and important one, when stretching in stomach region, breath in and breath out when shrinking. This one holds good for all positions.
Image_thumb
2 Posts
Jun 5, 2014 8:58pm
via Android

Pushups - exhale sharply as you push yourself off the ground like you're doing the pushup with just your exhale. Breath in as you're going back down.
Weights or squats are the same concept. As your muscles contract or flex in the workout,  exhale. When releasing the muscle to do your next rep, inhale deeply again.
If you make yourself concentrate on breathing in time with your workout, you'll force more oxygen through your lungs and bloodstream,  also increasing performance and endurance.
Good luck! :)

06 Jun
Ahhhh! Thank you that's exactly what I was looking for!! Cuz I normally give up speed for form just when I get short of breath. I wanna make sure I'm doing it the right way. So thank you :)
Reply


Skimble-workout-trainer-download-app-recommended-programs

Download_app_store_ios Download_google_play_android_172x51


Workout Trainer Forums

Welcome Wagon

6,240 topics, 38,253 posts

Motivation & Support

8,510 topics, 41,720 posts

App Updates

17 topics, 53 posts

Ask the Pros

725 topics, 1,847 posts

Workouts and Programs

2,897 topics, 12,155 posts

Trainer Tools

10 topics, 37 posts

Featured Training Programs

Off the Couch Blast

Off the Couch Blast

Casual Time 2 Weeks
Functional Fitness 1.0

Functional Fitness 1.0

Casual Time 3 Weeks
Weight Loss Bootcamp

Weight Loss Bootcamp

Intense Time 3 Weeks
Brazilian Booty Butt

Brazilian Booty Butt

Moderate Time 4 Weeks
Body Blast Bootcamp

Body Blast Bootcamp

Intense Time 4 Weeks
Lose It. Tone It!

Lose It. Tone It!

Casual Time 4 Weeks

Featured Workouts

Chiseled Core

Chiseled Core

Casual Ic_time_32x32 41 mins  
Core  
Learn to HIIT

Learn to HIIT

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 30 mins  
Legs  
WARR PHYSIQUE - Cardio Sprints

WARR PHYSIQUE - Cardio Sprints

Intense Ic_time_32x32 18 mins  
Legs   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Jump Rope
Warm Up!

Warm Up!

Casual Ic_time_32x32 7 mins  
Lower Body  
Body Kickstart

Body Kickstart

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 18 mins  
Full Body   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Dumbbell, Bench, Jump Rope
Core Galore

Core Galore

Intense Ic_time_32x32 16 mins  
Core