Articles in: Fitness/Nose Breathing

In my book, Body Mind and Sport, I cite our groundbreaking research into a “less is more” approach to exercise that has allowed many folks to enjoy exercise perhaps for the first time ever. In this section, you will find numerous articles discussing the benefits of effortless exercise, nasal breathing and exercise techniques, along with tailored exercise programs according to your needs and body type.

Risks of Vigorous Exercise: New Findings – Part 2

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Average Reading Time: 1 minute and 43 seconds As the cultural pendulum keeps swinging further in the direction of extreme activities, it is enlightening to see new research suggesting we may have gone too far! In a new study presented in the cardiovascular medical journal, Heart, researchers found a link […]

Finally, The Research For Nose Breathing Exercise – Part 1

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 59 seconds If you are a nose breathing geek like me, or obsessed with the “runner’s high,” “the zone,” or “the flow” state, this newsletter will be a gold mine for you! It will offer some very compelling evidence that we can achieve “the […]

3 Ayurvedic Pillars of Effortless Exercise

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Average Reading Time: 4 minutes and 33 seconds As some of you know, I have been tweeting my Ayurvedic Exercise training schedule for a triathlon I competed in this past weekend. I have been asked to share more details about these techniques, which comprise the content of this article.  The […]

Euphoria: Get the Rush without the Risk

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Average Reading Time: 3 minutes, 14 seconds In my first book, Body, Mind, and Sport, I discussed techniques to experience the co-existence of opposites, also referred to as the zone or the flow during exercise. I called it “the hurricane effect”– the principle by which the bigger the eye of […]

15 Benefits of Nose Breathing Exercise

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Average Reading Time: 3 minutes, 44 seconds The importance of regular exercise incorporated into a healthy lifestyle and diet cannot be stressed enough in our quest for optimal health and longevity. In last week’s newsletter, I wrote about why nose breathing (or Ayurvedic) exercise is so important as we strive […]

Longevity Exercise: Less is More

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Average Reading Time: 7 minutes and 11 seconds There is no doubt that we have not evolved to thrive on a sedentary lifestyle, but new research is showing us that burning fat with exercise is easier said than done. For example, if you were to jog three miles today, that […]

Excess Belly Fat Linked to Memory Loss

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In a recent study published in the journal Neurology, 4,323 men and 2,764 women over 65 were evaluated from three different French cities. Sixteen percent of the subjects had blood sugar issues related to excess abdominal fat, blood pressure issues and unhealthy cholesterol levels. All the subjects were given a […]