Answers To Breathing Questions #3

Answers To Breathing Questions #3

In this post I am continuing to answer questions received about breathing problems. You may like to view Answers to Breathing Questions #1 and #2. Breathing Deeply From The Belly W from Germany had quite a few questions on the topic of diaphragmatic breathing…...
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...
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...
You Might Be Holding Breath Too Long

Better Breathing Near The Wall

We are often focused on fixing breathing problems during the stroking part of the swim, what’s happening away from the wall in the lap lane of the pool. But as I work with swimmers to uncover the causes of their breathlessness we may eventually come to look at...