breath \ 'breth\ n [ME breth]
a. the air taken into or expelled from the lungs. (I was gasping for breath.) b. an inhalation or exhalation of air from the lungs. (She drew in a quick breath.) c. (archaic) the power of breathing; life. d. SPIRIT, ANIMATION— synonyms: life, life force; in one breath : almost simultaneously

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Out with the Old and In with the Prana

Out with the Old and In with the Prana

It’s not as if you don’t know how to already, but instructions on how to breathe properly are everywhere. Long before you knew you weren’t doing it correctly, one man in particular was bringing the science and art of breathing, what is called pranayama, as a part of yoga, to the United States. B. K....
Teens Breathing in Injury Prevention

Teens Breathing in Injury Prevention

A yoga instructor who works with professional baseball and basketball teams, including the Philadelphia Phillies, Tampa Bay Lightning, Atlanta Braves and Orlando Magic, says that among teen baseball players the elbow injury, which is common, can be linked to how these young athletes breathe and prevented with breath control. Read more here.