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The Biomechanics of Breathing

3D approach to Breathing Biomechanics

The biomechanics of breathing involve the function of all the primary and secondary respiratory muscles that are involved in respiration. These can be grouped into the respiratory tract, respiratory support muscles, the abdominal muscles. The respiratory tract Yoga practices can affect the function of both upper and lower airways. Neti kriya, a cleansing technique, allows the …

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Buteyko vs Yoga Breathing

Buteyko vs Yoga breathing

Both Buteyko and Yoga breathing techniques have benefited the health of many individuals and especially respiratory problems (ie. bronchitis & asthma). To the novice, the two systems may seem to contradict but I would argue there are more similarities and synergies between them.   While Pranayama is a component of the yoga tradition, which also …

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One vs Two Arm Handstand

One vs Two Arm Handstand

While the one & two arm handstand may seem a world apart there are some similarities as well as some big differences between the 2. In this article, I will cover where the training for 1 and 2-arm handstand overlaps and why 1-arm handstand is a different ball game. Why OAH is no different to …

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25 Handstand Myths

handstand myths

Handstand myths raise because of how elusively simple the practice is: hands down, legs up, and how complex it can become, with every muscle having to perform a “special” task. In the effort to achieve a handstand a lot of theories have surfaced and circulated in the training rooms. The different theories may raise either …

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