Oxygen Advantage

Publisher: HarperCollins Release date: 2015-09-15

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A simple yet revolutionary approach to improving your bodys oxygen use, increasing your health, weight loss, and sports performancewhether youre a recovering couch potato or an Ironman triathlon champion. With a foreword by New York Times bestselling author Dr. Joseph Mercola.Achieve more with less effort: The secret to weight loss, fitness, and wellness lies in the most basic and most overlooked function of your bodyhow you breathe. One of the biggest obstacles to better health and fitness is a rarely identified problem: chronic over-breathing. We often take many more breaths than we needwithout realizing itcontributing to poor health and fitness, including a host of disorders, from anxiety and asthma to insomnia and heart problems.In The Oxygen Advantage, the man who has trained over 5,000 peopleincluding Olympic and professional athletesin reduced breathing exercises now shares his scientifically validated techniques to help you breathe more efficiently. Patrick McKeown teaches you the fundamental relationship between oxygen and the body, then gets you started with a Body Oxygen Level Test (BOLT) to determine how efficiently your body uses oxygen. He then shows you how to increase your BOLT score by using light breathing exercises and learning how to simulate high altitude training, a technique used by Navy SEALs and professional athletes to help increase endurance, weight loss, and vital red blood cells to dramatically improve cardio-fitness.Following his program, even the most out-of-shape person (including those with chronic respiratory conditions such as asthma) can climb stairs, run for a bus, or play soccer without gasping for air, and everyone can achieve: Easy weight loss and weight maintenance Improved sleep and energy Increased concentration Reduced breathlessness during exercise Heightened athletic performance Improved cardiovascular health Elimination of asthmatic symptoms, and more.With The Oxygen Advantage, you can look better, feel better, and do moreits as easy as breathing.

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Genre: Family & health

Collection: William Morrow

Type: EPub

Pages: 368

ISBN: 9780062349484

Additional Information

Genre: Family & health

Collection: William Morrow

Type: EPub

Pages: 368

ISBN: 9780062349484

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