The technique of breathing exercises
Breathing exercises - this set of exercises, under which all the organs of the respiratory system. Specialists recommend to carry out such a complex for the treatment and prevention of various diseases. About the benefits of breathing exercises has been known for a very long time, but in today's world people turn to them more often.
An integral part of life
Breathing is the process that moves oxygen through the respiratory system into the body and excretion of carbon dioxide. Proper execution of the respiratory function allows you to maintain health at a high level. Not all people breathe correctly. Many do not even think about it, but in vain!
How to check the correctness of the respiratory process? You need to sit in a chair and relax, but back to keep straight. One hand should be put on the abdomen and the other on the chest, then take a deep breath, exhaling previously. You should pay attention to what part of the body rose early: if the stomach, then the person is breathing correctly. Incorrect option is lifting the chest.
Wrong breathing may cause the onset of various diseases. Due to lack of oxygen in the body slows down the flow of internal processes. This leads to:
- the acceleration of aging processes;
- the increased predisposition to the acquisition of viruses and infections;
Highly recommended along with a doctor to find a suitable set of breathing exercises for healing and increase body resistance to various diseases. Is best done 2 times a day (morning and evening), but always before meals (preferably an hour).
You can do in the gym and combined with exercise, and if there is no money or time, exercises for breathing can be done at home.
A very favorable influence on the efficiency of exercise has fresh air, so it is recommended to do exercise for the respiratory system outdoors, for example, in the Park. Remember that you need to inhale with nose and exhale through your mouth. It is possible to perform the exercises standing in one place or during an easy walk. It is worth considering that in the latter case, breathing becomes more often.
Doing at home, carefully prepare your room. It is necessary to ventilate for 10-15 minutes beforethe start of classes, the light is better to do a bit muted. No one should be disturbed during class. To relax as much as possible, include slow and calm music.
The benefits of exercise
Breathing exercises can be done for prevention as well as treating specific diseases. With its help it is possible to effectively affect the respiratory system, to increase functional capacity and make the necessary changes. Experts in the consideration of the indications for performance of a complex isolated patients with such problems:
- diseases of the respiratory system (cough, bronchitis, bronchial asthma, etc.);
- cardiovascular failure;
- vegetovascular dystonia;
- diabetes mellitus;
- headaches and many more.
In addition, proper breathing exercise will help get rid of insomnia, fatigue, lethargy, and feelings of constant fatigue, nervous tension.
Distinguish a huge number of breathing exercises: complex Strelnikova, Wushu, yoga and other methods and systems.
Each set of exercises built on the actions aimed at the weakening of breathing, its difficulty, delay and delay artificially.
This approach is aimed at treatment of diseases affecting the internal organs.
The most popular complex is the yoga. This system involves management of physiological and physical functions of the body, which are based on breathing exercises. The procedure involves the complete relaxation that simultaneously has a beneficial effect on emotional state.
You can consider the most simple but effective exercise that is part of the package of yoga classes. Technology implementation is simple. To do this, take a comfortable position sitting on the floor (in Lotus position). Then need to put your hands on your knees, close your eyes and relax, keep your back straight. Make a sharp exhale, then you deeply and slowly inhale. Thus it is necessary to use the stomach. Inhaling, he needs not to get involved, but rather to bulge. First, it should do the bottom and then the top.
Next, begin to breathe chest. Air first fill the middle part of the lungs, and then the top. It should slightly raise the shoulders. The air then exhale, pulling the stomach, then slowly lower the shoulders and chest.
In this exercise, notneed to overstrain the body. For starters, it is best to consult a professional who will show you how to properly perform all of the actions will control it. A day is enough to spend 2 minutes in such exercises, and then increase the time to 8 minutes. After the proposed lesson learned, it can be done up to 3 times a day for 8-10 minutes.
Breathing exercises are extremely useful for weight loss. Because active oxygen to the lungs causes activation of metabolism in the body. Thus, proper respiratory function leads to a more intense energy exchange.
The result is wasted calories and burned fat through breathing exercises.
The right set of breathing exercises for weight loss involves a more intense breathing through the abdomen. In the end, you can lose up to 5 kg per month without diet and exercise. Weight loss is accompanied by strengthening the immune system. Due to the fact that gymnastics affects the reduction of the stomach volume, the sense of hunger will occur less often, but only with proper nutrition.
It is worth considering that not all patients classes will benefit. If a woman has a disease of the spine, recently underwent surgery, are pregnant or breast-feed a baby, then in any case impossible to carry out a set of breathing exercises. In any case, always it is necessary to first consult with your doctor.
Treatment of cough symptom
Recognized as the most effective breathing exercises coughing. Although it is impossible to speak about full recovery after performing a special set of exercises, but there is a more mild course of disease.
Very efficiently perform gymnastics to children and adolescents. Along with medication, it will help to strengthen a child's immunity, normalize respiratory function and improve overall health.
Because children who cough during a cold is more common than in adults, it is recommended to strengthen the respiratory system with a certain set of exercises with the birth of a child. You can start at age one. You should be spending them every day for 2 minutes. To approach this event in the form of games.For example, offer the kid to blow on a dandelion or a soap bubble. Children who have more than 2 years, offer to inflate the balloon. Pre-parents should discuss with the doctor the planned event. This is because the aboveactions can cause dizziness.
Breathing exercises cough can be conducted with the child, who turned 2 years. Classes will help to make respiration rhythmic and to properly develop the respiratory system. Technique gymnastics is easy.
As a first exercise, the child needs to take a deep breath, puffing out his cheeks, and then slowly exhale, blowing them. To do 2 times. You can put the baby on a chair, put his hand on my stomach. When you inhale the belly should retract, and when you exhale to sink. At the same time to come up with a sound that the child needs to speak when you exhale. Repeat 2 times.
In another embodiment, the child needs to give the ball. Let it inhale and exhale throws the ball. Repeat a few times. In another variation of this exercise is performed without the toys: the child is standing straight, feet at shoulder width, inspiratory, he arms up and exhale down. Repeat 2 times.
The child can not overwork. Choose 1 or 2 exercises and repeat 2 times a day. These simple options can have an effective impact when you cough on the health of not only children but also adults. Only adult exercises can be done in 5-10 minutes 2 times a day.