How can breathing help me lose weight?

In terms of fat storage mechanism, your cells always have two choices – they either release energy or they form fat. By forming fat, cells can process food with less oxygen. It’s oxygen that provides the fuel to produce the energy. Unfortunately, if you’re not breathing properly, you’re not delivering enough oxygen to your cells and they’re forced (practically at gunpoint) to use the “low oxygen” or fat storing processing route. That’s why overweight people often feel tired. Their cells aren’t releasing enough energy. If you notice when you get stressed, you go to shallow breathing, again not getting enough oxygen.  Stress causes all sorts of problems in the body and mind, which are connected at all times.  Seriously, 99% of people don’t even know they are shallow breathers when they are stressed.  Relax, and open up your breathing. Breath deep and slow and you’ll LITERALLY STOP, the bad effects of oxygen deprivation in the body.

A study by a famous weight-loss facility shows that 73 percent of all people who need to lose weight have faulty metabolisms. Why? Quite simply, they don’t get enough oxygen. How could you possibly burn fat and other nutrients if you don’t have enough fuel?

As you learn to breathe properly, you begin to deliver the oxygen your cells need to process food. You stimulate the enzymes that burn fat, which naturally increases your metabolic rate and help the body recover.  Recovery in the NOW, helps you burn fat and keeps you strong and healthy.

Proper breathing changes your body’s chemistry.  Activities that trigger the best breathing patterns are Yoga, Meditation, Reiki, Resistance training, Qi Gong, Deep Sleep. A true athlete trains his breathing along with his/her motion execution.  When you sleep, you breaths get deeper and slower, this is when the body recovers very well.

Rob Lagana

Coach and Founder at Lagana Fitness
Coach Rob Lagana, Fitness Coach, Elite Nutritionist, and Stress Reduction Therapist

Rob Lagana is a former top male competitive bodybuilder who has achieved numerous athletic accomplishments during his career.

Perhaps the greatest learning experience that Rob Lagana has met, was living with ocular albinism. Several vision problems have occurred
with ocular albinism and has left him legally blind. He really learned how to harness the deep energy it takes to be body / movement aware and through this energy has developed a healing ability which he then learned to use in practice with a Japanese healing system called Usui Reiki.Rob overcomes daily tasks and practices to complete his goals
through determination, hard work and a positive mindset.

Certifications

Rob Lagana also received his IFBB Nutrition certificate, S.M.A.R.T certificate from Dave Palumbo, and LSF Life Solutions Foundation Whole Food Nutrition certificate. Rob Lagana also have 2 decades of experience in coaching clients for weight loss, wellness and contest prep.. He is certified through NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine).Rob is also Poliquin Group Bio Signature Level 1 and 2 practitioner and overall brings a holistic approach to helping clients reach their goals.

Besides his athletic and coaching experience, he is also a Reiki Master practitioner.Stress is the number one cause of inflammation of the body. This disrupts, cortisol, insulin, brain chemicals and
much more..Reiki has been a natural and effective way of reducing stress, which promotes overall healing in the body.

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