Diaphragmatic Breathing Drill for Fighters, BJJ, Lifting and Recovery

 by William Wayland

Anyone that has trained for awhile, understands the importance of breathing.

Proper breathing patterns can...

  • Reduce stress
  • Reduce blood pressure
  • Strengthen abdominal wall
  • Relieve of general body aches and pains.
  • Promote better blood flow,
  • Release toxins from the body
  • Aids in healthy sleep.

Bottom line:  These benefits result in an increased energy level, better cardio and increased strength.

In this short video, strength coach, William Wayland walks us through a simple drill to re=program our breathing patterns to improve performance in the gym, on the mat and in the cage.

William Wayland is a strength coach and owner of Powering Through in Chelmsford, Essex, UK. Striving for performance that can be measured in success on the field, on the court, in the ring or in the cage. William works with Olympians, UFC fighters and other high level athletes.