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    Control Your Fear of Flying with Breathing

    Afraid to fly? You’re not alone. With summer comes vacation travel, so we offer this info for those of you climbing aboard airplanes (and even for those of you business travelers who hate to fly). Just before takeoff, people with a mild fear of flying should take a deep breath, immediately exhale forcefully and then […]

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    Relax and quit smoking!

    It’s a bit mystifying, but people still smoke cigarettes. The health risks are well known and documented, but the nasty habit persists. To be sure it is a personal choice (except for when we have to breathe the nasty second-hand smoke). But we’re certain many who still smoke would love to stop. WebMD’s “Stop Smoking […]

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    Breathe Yourself to Sleep

    Fitness guru and Core Performance blogger Joe Kita continues his One Small Change series with some advice about how to use mindful breathing to help those who have trouble sleeping. He quotes us liberally and uses one of the exercises we outline in “Perfect Breathing.” “The breath is the common denominator in everything we do,” […]

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    Bareback Breathing

    One of the more unexpected discoveries during the research and writing of our book “Perfect Breathing” was the fact that the breath plays a critical role in the training of horses, horse trainers, and riders. Who knew? Initially, an article by horse training expert Dr. Ron Meredith caught our attention. He cautions his students to […]

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    Mindfullness Reminders

    Although there is nothing “hard” about breathing – or at least it shouldn’t be – the most difficult aspect of the practice is remembering to do it. Our breathing is automatic, we don’t have to think about it. It just takes care of itself. There are myriad benefits to your health, performance, emotions, and spiritual […]

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    Joe Kita Uses the Breath for Healthier Travel

    Health and fitness author Joe Kita has been blogging on his Core Performance One Small Change site about the use of mindful breathing and how it can be used in everyday life. Joe is using core info from our book, “Perfect Breathing,” in his month-long exploration. His post today talked about travel and how to […]