PJ Nestler is the Director of Performance at Extreme Performance Training (XPT), otherwise known as the breath guy. Breathing is the foundation of life. It is also the first step in enhancing health, performance, and longevity.
In this episode we’re talking about how correcting your breathing habits can help you reach new levels in health and performance for any activity or application. PJ shares some of his proven breathing methods that he’s used while training UFC fighters, as well as some of his favorite breathing techniques to help you kick start your day. Take a deep breath, find somewhere comfortable, and enjoy the show.
09:40 – XPT
18:36 – Getting into breath work
22:00 – Breathing for performance
28:10 – Sympathetic vs parasympathetic
29:55 – Breathing protocol
51:10 – Parasympathetic down regulation protocol
57:30 – Mindful meditation vs. breathing protocols
69:20 – Breathe and emotions
73:30 – Mouth tape
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