Why Do We Practice Breath Holds AFTER a "NORMAL" Exhale in the Oxygen Advantage? Hypoxic-Hypercapnic TrainingOct 12, 2021
Practicing breath-holds after a normal exhale is considered hypoxic-hypercapnic training or the simulation of high-altitude training. There are many benefits of holding your breath in this way.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?
- increased CO2 tolerance
- delayed onset of fatigue
- improved aerobic capacity
- stronger respiratory muscles
- lighter, more efficient breathing (at rest & during exercise)
- more open airways
- greater mental clarity
- greater resilience (physically, emotionally and mentally)
0:31 What Is a "Normal" Exhale?
1:12 Functional Residual Capacity (FRC)
2:46 Feeling the "Normal" Exhale
3:59 What's a "Normal" Inhale?!
4:48 Why Practice After a "Normal" Exhale?
5:47 Hypoxic-Hypercapnic Effect
6:18 The Bohr Effect
6:44 What Are the Benefits?
7:20 Closing Words
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