A vast majority of us aren’t getting enough oxygen into our lungs through our daily breath. This is largely due to shallow breathing or breath holding which forms part of a habit. This affects us because breathing is a core element to us staying alive but also influences how we function.
This video explores some fundamentals of how it works and the benefits that breathing can provide if we breath deeper, and more relaxed. Understanding the functionality of something so simp
Breathing motion - ribs related to stress & anxiety Breathing from two types of areas and muscles Our ribcage surrounding our lungs is a dynamic system, designed to adapt it's function to assist us when we need but also be as efficient as possible. When we are resting, sleeping or are in a relaxed state, we primarily use our diaphragm muscle, which is a large parachute-shaped muscle around our waistline under our lower ribs, to bring air into our lungs. This system is efficie
Ribs role in breathing If you are a person who gets anxious or stressed, this can build into muscle tension and stiffness within your ribcage which affects all areas of the body. Breathing is something which is automatic and we often don't realise we are doing it until we change our breathing pattern such as after a run or are stressed/anxious about something. Our ribs which cover our lungs (from our waist to our collarbone) assist in the motion of breathing, and changes in r
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