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Old 08-21-2008, 11:27 AM   #1
Location: California
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 48
Breathing Training while Exercising

Hi all,
I was wondering if anyone out there could give me some tips on breathing exercises that I can practice during my daily walk. I walk approx 5km each day at lunch and my pace is quite fast. I have been practicing breathing in through my nose and exhaling slowly through my mouth but I feel there is probably more to "good breathing" than just that.
I have read some articles that deal with breathing in slowly, holding, breathing out slowly, holding etc, but they seemed to be geared towards having the person in a static position where the body isn't really active.
My walk involves fairly varied terrain, so my breathing naturally adjusts to the effort I have to expend. The basic breathing I am doing right now seems to be helping me quite a bit as I find myself breathing better in class and ending up less and less winded after a spirited technique.
I'm hoping I can refine/correct what I'm doing (during my walks) and would appreciate any feedback.

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