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Today's top athletes, as well as their coaches and trainers, know the benefits that breathing muscle training provides. From performance to conditioning, the results are clear. Now with Breathe Strong, Perform Better, you will learn how to use breathing training to excel.

In this comprehensive guide, the world's leading authority on breathing muscle training, Alison McConne
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Paperback, 275 pages
Published April 26th 2011 by Human Kinetics Publishers (first published November 1st 2010)
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David
Mar 19, 2013 David rated it liked it
Spends a lot of time making the case to buy a PowerBreathe device, which I had done prior to reading, is sometimes a bit technical in its descriptions and alternates between too much explanation and not enough clarification, but all in all is a great book on the anatomy and physiology of breathing and the importance and methodology of properly training your probably neglected breathing muscles. In fact, I have never read or received this information in any other form in 25 years of training.
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AJ
This book was a little confusing to follow, but the bottom line is that training the breathing muscles allows one to breathe better during sports, and thus perform better. Bottom line: work your core muscles! A lot of the running-specific exercises are your standard core exercises (planks, bridges, bird-dogs, etc) but it's always good to know that working your core is essential for MANY reasons, and breathing is just one more of them. I found a lot of the exercise photos to be a little creepy ...more
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Apr 27, 2014 James rated it liked it
This was a really interesting read, and very persuasive. The science of it is good and really got me interested in my breathing.
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