Some very important facts which may be reducing your sporting performance.
- As many as 1 in 2 people only use chest breathing.
- These people only use their upper one-third of the lungs.
- Your lower 10% of your lungs transports between 6-7 times the amount of oxygen than the upper 10% of your lungs (the portion you may not be using).
Diaphragmatic breathing increases the rate of elimination of toxins by about 15 times.
Conditions like Asthma, COPD, Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchiectasis cause obstructions in your lungs from mucus creation and inflammation, causing more issues with breathing.