Whether you enjoy walking, running, swimming, cycling, or resistance training, proper breathing is important for exercising safely, comfortably, and effectively. That’s because taking in regular, deep breaths promotes the transfer of oxygen that powers the muscles, and pushing out regular, deep breaths eliminates waste gases such as carbon dioxide.
Watch this video and learn:
Why you should not hold your breath during a workout
How to maintain a breathing rhythm that matches with your exercise pace
When to inhale and exhale during a workout