Breathing during Weight Lifting Exercises - Weight Training tips

Proper Breathing during Weight Training Exercises can help lift more comfortably and make exercises more efficient. Improper breathing habits can result in more damage than good.

Although it is very simple, most people are confused how to breathe during weight training.

The simplest solution is simply to exhale while you exert. This is as simple as I can put it.

Exhale through your sticking point

Alternatively put you should exhale at your sticking point, which is the toughest part of your lift and inhale during the less stressful part of each repetition.

For example - When you do bench press, you should exhale while your lift and inhale while you lower the weights.

When you are exerting there is a tendency to hold breaths. But by holding your breath you reduce venous return to the heart and thereby blood supply to the vital brain leading to dizziness and fainting.

Never hold your breathe! It causes your blood pressure to raise higher and puts unnecessary stress on your heart. At least breath holding can cause light headedness, nausea and fainting attack and at worst it can lead to hypertension.

Special Consideration during crunches

Never hold your breathe during crunches exercise. Exhale as you crunch. Please take this advice seriously.

Next -Warm Up Exercises and Cool Down Exercises. Recommends - Burn the Fat Feed the Muscle

The best way to get hold of your Body Composition and get a fitter and trimmer body is Burn The Fat Program By Tom Venuto.

Click here to read how Tom Venuto is helping people shed pounds of Body fat and get a life for a change.


Related Articles

Body Types |Gym Membership |Weight Training Workouts |Weight Training Benefits |Beginner Weight Training |Advanced Weight Training Tips |Home Gym Exercises |Weight Training at Home |Weight Training Software |Weight Training Journals/Logs |Weight Training for Kids |Weight Training for Seniors/Elderly People |Weight Training for Middle Ages Men over 40Weight Training Videos | Weight Training Tips & Exercises |Upper Body Weight Training |Before/After Weight Training Pictures |


Back to Weight Training Homepage.