Breathing

Breathing should be slow, rhythmic, and under control. Do not hold your breath while stretching. If bending forward, exhale while bending, then breathe slowly as you hold the stretch. If a stretch position inhibits your normal breathing, ease up on the stretch to allow normal breathing.

Fitness Manual Table of Contents
  • Stretching & Flexibility Chapter
  • Strength Training Chapter
  • Stretch Examples Chapter
  • Acknowledgements
  • Appendices