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6 Ways to Maintain Good Respiratory Health

Young happy woman in green field1. Practice taking deep breaths daily
Did you know that all the muscles used for breathing can be strengthened through training just like other skeletal muscles? By strengthening respiratory muscles we can improve both lung capacity and function. Research has shown that a daily six-week routine of 20 maximal inhalations, held each for ten seconds, will show a significant improvement. Similar studies have shown that yoga-style breathing and, slow and fast breaths, can improve the flow rate of both inhalation and exhalation. Continue reading