Exercise is essential for good health. In exercises we often give importance to the workout pattern, form and technique as it enhances the performance. Today, through this blog I would like to focus more on the breathing technique during Weight Training
Weight training is subject to moderate or high intense workout. When we exercise at the end of every set the muscles lack enough oxygen and lactic acid is produced. In a short, we are unable to do more repetitions or exercise with more weight. The universal method of breathing during weight training exercise is opposite of gravitation- exhale means lifting the weight or pulling the weight and breath out and when we come back to the starting position inhale or breath in .
Here I would like to give 2 examples
First Example is a bench press:
Bench press is known as a pushing movement of exercise. Here we are pushing the barbells or the dumbbells opposite of the gravity so we need to exhale while pushing it up. And while we bring down the barbell or dumbbells towards gravity inhale.
The Second Example: Lat Pull Down
Now we are focusing on the pulling movement. The name of the exercise itself tells us this is the pulling movement of exercise
When we pull the Lat Pulley bar down we need to exhale because weight is going up during this phase remember opposite of gravitation exhale. Again coming back to the starting position inhale.
There are benefits of breathing right while exercising. Some of these benefits include boosting energy levels as well as metabolism. We can do our exercise with more weights; correct breathing will help us to improve our posture.