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Breathing During Exercise Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Breathing During Exercise.

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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

Weight Loss Stops When I Start Exercising???
Updated 7/24/2015 2:32:03 PM

This is kind of unusual. I use MyFitnessPal to track my caloric intake per day. In the past, when I've eaten below the guideline amount, I've lost generally anywhere between a pound to a pound and a half per week. I am way overweight, like 279 lb...  Read more

exercises for the homebound
Updated 7/24/2015 11:46:47 AM

I am at a loss at how to make a chair exercise better for me. I am very ill and at this point allowed to do anything I can manage. I want to work my legs enough in the chair so when I get up to walk, they feel like legs again, not jello. I was an ath...  Read more

exercises not listed on fitness tracker?
Updated 7/23/2015 12:11:02 AM

I am finally able to do chin-ups for the first time since I was a little kid. I am very very proud of my 3 sets of 4 chin-ups that I was able to do today! The problem is that I can't find chin-ups or pull-ups listed when I search for it on my fitne...  Read more

Any tips for sneaking in a few minutes exercise he
Updated 7/23/2015 8:56:54 AM

Any tips for sneaking in a few minutes exercise here and there? Like walking in place while opening mail... I need some fresh ideas. Ty!...  Read more

A twofer today. First I'm going to go exercise. Se
Updated 7/22/2015 10:51:01 AM

A twofer today. First I'm going to go exercise. Second, I have a super bad attitude today, just a wee bit F this and that, you get the picture, so off to exercise before I have regrets. TTFN...  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

Moms And Dads At Home Getting Healthy Together

Hello moms and dads! Huddle the children, your furry friends and let's get out for some exercise and away from the temptations of that beast called the fridge! See you soon!...  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