Answers To Breathing Questions #2

Answers To Breathing Questions #2

In this post I am continuing to answer questions received about breathing problems. You may like to view Answers To Breathing Questions #1. Breathing On The ‘Bad Side’ M from Netherlands was confessing how difficult it has been to use her weak side for...
Answers To Breathing Questions #1

Answers To Breathing Questions #1

I recently sent out an inquiry in the Mediterra Newsletter asking about what questions people still have about breathing troubles, questions that have not been sufficiently answered by the resources they’ve used so far. I received several questions or comments...
The Lure Of High Lake Swimming

The Lure Of High Lake Swimming

At an elevation of 4,688 feet (1,428 meters), in the last week of August, Cultus Lake was just high enough to keep us above the unpleasant heatwave passing through the lower lands and yet not leave us quite breathless. The water was crystal clear, pleasantly cool...
A Good Reason To Hold Your Breath

A Good Reason To Hold Your Breath

[I apologize for posting a week late – I was caught up in preparations and then marrying off one of my daughters this last weekend! It went very well, thank you. I intend to write an extra post soon to make up for that week.] In the previous post, I pointed out...
You Might Be Holding Breath Too Long

You Might Be Holding Breath Too Long

Improving ease of breathing is probably the top request I get from new and returning swimmers. It is no wonder – breathing frequently is necessary, swimming requires a lot of respiration, and breathing with the head underwater most of the time is quite an...