Posts Tagged "Breathing"

Abdominal Breathing with exercise

Posted on Feb 13, 2012 in Health & Wellness

Abdominal breathing is a very basic form of breathing for humans. This is how infants breath but later ‘forget’ as they grow. Abdominal breathing has the benefit of letting more air to enter the body and use more of the lungs for better use of the air. In yoga, the air holds the living force energy called prana, and by breathing consciously and correctly we can increase the flow of prana in the body and control it. This has the benefit of higher energy levels and better physical and mental health. The basic exercise for abdominal breathing is as follows: In the beginning you may...

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Top 5 healthy relaxation techniques

Posted on Feb 1, 2012 in Health & Wellness

The ability to relax at will is an important ability that everyone should possess, in my opinion. Today’s life in the western world is very tense, stressful, both mentally and physically. This is true for high-tech and computer workers, who sit long hours in front of the screen, creating constant tension in some muscles and joints, for many hours a day. This is also true for other workers, such as those who drive a lot, especially in dense traffic, when the mental pressure is high. Stress is a very common word these days, as people blame stress for many of their problems. People have a hard...

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