57: Patrick McKeown on How Breathing Through Your Nose Will Change Your Body, Brain, & Business

Patrick McKeown on How Breathing Through Your Nose Will Change Your Body, Brain, & Business

Welcome to episode 57 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

The majority of people give very little thought to their breathing. But today’s guest, world-class breathing expert Patrick McKeown is stopping by for a fascinating discussion around breathing and why one of the biggest obstacles to better cognitive and physical health along with business performance is how we breathe. The human face is getting smaller, and the breath is getting faster. And this isn’t an ideal scenario.

This is one of the many mind-blowing facts that Patrick is sharing. Patricks is the author of “The Oxygen Advantage” + many more books. This episode is jam-packed with practical tips that will immediately help you further your superhuman journey.

Listen to the episode here:

Wrapping up a session with Patricks Sports Mask

In today’s episode, you’ll learn:

  • How Patrick got involved and became an expert in breathing
  • 1 simple way to assess the quality of your sleep each morning
  • The basics of breathing and how to immediately improve your breathing
  • The downsides of over-breathing
  • Anxiety, stress, and weight loss connection to the way you breathe
  • The connection between mouth breathing as a child and jaw development
  • Why improper breathing is reducing your athletic and business performance
  • How to increase your HRV through simple breathing exercises
  • The measures of a good leader (highly applicable in today’s business climate)
  • How to assess your breathing by measuring your BOLT Score (The Body Oxygen Level Test)
  • The beginning steps to building a high performing brain
  • Why you’ll want to avoid extractions for orthodontics and never get retractions
  • How to go about exercising and retraining yourself to breathe properly (the same techniques various high performing athletes have used)
  • About face masks and how it affects your breathing
  • And much more

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