Nasal breathing has many benefits such as;
Giving you more energy, increasing concentration, uplifting your mood and giving you better general health by filtering germs and bacteria which can prevent potential illness.
When doing any challenging physical activity it is almost impossible to breathe through your nose, this is absolutely fine.
So when is it suitable to breathe in through your nose when running?
When, or if, you do a recovery run it is very important to breathe through your nose.
This can be very challenging and you will realise how slow you will have to go to able to do this.
When you breathe in through your nose your diaphragm is working efficiently and your heart rate is slower, this makes sure that you are actually aiding recovery!
Give this tip a try on your next recovery run and let us know how you get on!
Are you currently training for a Marathon or even know someone that is?
Our 2018 Marathon Packages are for those that want to get to the start line in tip-top shape,
without having missed any training sessions due to pains or niggles.
Reach the finish line with the time you deserve after all of your hard work and effort!