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Breathing During Exercise Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Breathing During Exercise.

How to Breathe During Exercise

When people begin a fitness program, they understandably have lots of questions, from how to perform certain moves to which exercises are most effective. One question that everyone seems to ask is how to breathe properly when working out. I know...  Read more

FUNctional Fitness

What fun is being laid up with a stiff or bad back? What good is a perfect body if you are feeling less than perfect? As far as your back is concerned, more fun comes from more functional fitness. The simplest, easiest, most basic moves are usua...  Read more

Reference Guide to Cooling Down

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is a Cool Down? A cool down is the act of gradually lowering body temperature, heart rate, and breathing rate following exercise. The...  Read more

Exercising with Seasonal Allergies

For some people, exercise itself is an uncomfortable activity, with all the sweating, huffing and puffing, and challenge that comes with elevating your heart rate for an extended period of time. But for people with seasonal allergies, the discomforts...  Read more

Exercising with Seasonal Allergies

For some people, exercise itself is an uncomfortable activity, with all the sweating, huffing and puffing, and challenge that comes with elevating your heart rate for an extended period of time. But for people with seasonal allergies, the discomforts...  Read more

How do you make yourself start exercising?
Updated 7/23/2014 10:33:29 PM

I know how to exercise, I know how to eat right. My baby #4 is five months, my twins are 3 & my oldest is almost 5. I gained a little with each pregnancy & then my Dad passed away a month before I had my 5 month old & I ate to comfort myself. Needles...  Read more

exercising when sore
Updated 7/21/2014 4:49:58 AM

I did a lower body ST session on Friday and felt super sore yesterday and today. I went hiking today and walked a lot yesterday thinking that it would help but it doesn't seem to work. Should I do the same work out tomorrow if I am still sore...  Read more

Beginning core exercises
Updated 7/20/2014 1:43:30 AM

I have decided to start doing exercises to strengthen my core muscles to see if it will help with my back problems. Does anyone have a good starting place for a noob like me? I have NEVER been able to do crunches, so needless to say, my core muscles...  Read more

Weight-loss and exercise when you have MS
Updated 7/18/2014 12:21:28 PM

I am struggling with weight -loss due to having MS. I can only walk for short distances before my legs need a rest. I have to use a walker to walk so aerobic exercise is limited to swimming and stationary bicycle. I do to therapeutic massage weekly b...  Read more

i really want to exercise
Updated 7/18/2014 12:02:55 AM

i finally decided that i want to lose weight and be healthy. i am 250lbs. when i started a year ago i was 240lbs, i have gain 10lbs since i last checked this site. At 5'5" and 250lbs i realize its harder to move, i have a lot less energy, and I'm mor...  Read more

Breathe Relaxation Breaths to Relieve Stress

Even though breathing is an automatic reflex for each of us, did you know that during stress, people temporarily stop breathing at a normal rate? During stress and other crises, our bodies temporarily react to stress by breathing at very shallow lev...  Read more

Yoga Breathing for stress reduction

Yoga Deep breathing is a great way to cut the stress. Practicing breathing in Yoga, and during exercise engraves proper breathing on our beings. Then, when we are faced with stressful situations, we can easily fall into proper breathing to help us de...  Read more

Curves Divas

Calling all women who go to Curves! As we learn healthy eating and exercise habits we can support one another!...  Read more

You Asked: How Do I Breathe in Yoga?

For my students, breathing is the topic in yoga that prompts the most questions: How do you breathe in yoga? Should it be loud? How do I make that "noise" when I breathe? When the poses get too hard, I become out of breath. How can I keep b...  Read more

You Asked: ''Does Sex Count as Cardio? How Many Calories Does It Burn?''

We get this question a lot. And we don't list sex in our cardio tracker for several reasons.For reference, a cardio workout is anything that raises your heart rate for an extended period of time, usually 20-30 minutes. It works all of the major m...  Read more

Breathing During Exercise

Do you ever get confused about how to breathe when lifting weights? Although there is not “right” or “wrong” way, meaning you won’t hurt yourself by doing it the “wrong” way, there is a preferred method of breathing in order to allow you to...  Read more