Tagged: breathing techniques

Take a Minute to Breathe

Breathing is one of the best ways to unwind, relax, and lower stress levels. Taking a minute for some mindful breathing several times a day will help clear your mind and relax your body. Let’s explore why breathing techniques are used to relax you and improve your health.

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Safety First: Abdominal Bracing and Breathing

Safety is the #1 priority when it comes to weight training. Having poor lifting form can result in back pain or severe injuries to your spine. Using abdominal bracing and breathing techniques will give you proper posture and stabilize your back while lifting.

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Breathing Techniques for a More Effective Workout

Listen to the instructor in a class and they will often tell you to breath. What is the importance of breathing actively and intentionally during exercise? Have you wondered what the big deal is with breathing in a yoga class, or a Pilates class? What kind of breathing do you do with weight lifting? Is it necessary […]

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8 Tips to Sleep Better Tonight

Winter is underway and while hibernating seems the natural inclination, studies show that the season’s shorter days can greatly impact people’s ability to sleep. Here are some tips from Elite Sports Club’s Yoga/Meditation Instructor, and Massage Therapist Jim Doucette to help you get a better night’s sleep:

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