Bodyflex - breathing exercises for weight loss

April 2, 2009

 Bodyflex - breathing exercises for weight loss
 System slimming Bodyflex invented American housewife Greer Childers. And in a few years, this system has spread across the world. Such a large popularity in itself says a lot, because if a person does not see the effect of the use of any system for weight loss, it just does not use it.

 Bodyflex - breathing exercises for weight loss

How does the system Bodyflex

The system includes slimming Bodyflex simple static stretching exercises. But the main "trick" of the system is that all these exercises are held against the backdrop of breath in a special way, which causes blood flow to the muscle groups that are currently strained. And as with the blood enters and additional portions of oxygen, the simultaneous burning of fat (fat in the presence of oxygen, undergoes oxidation activity).

Author of Bodyflex believes that all the problems of modern man (including weighing) go from wrong, too shallow breathing. Especially characteristic is the breath of women, as the majority of men in breathing involves not only the chest but also the abdomen. Women do not, they breathe more often exclusively breastfed. This leads to the rapid appearance of fatigue from any activity, slow metabolism Slow metabolism: how slimming complicate his task  Slow metabolism: how slimming complicate his task
 , Constant voltage abdominal muscles and back.

In this regard, Greer Childers based his system laid aerobic respiration, which in conjunction with static stretching exercises muscles enriches the blood with oxygen. Oxygen is the author of the system called "non-drug miracle." Increasing the oxygen content in the blood helps to solve not only the problem of weight. This improves metabolism Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting  Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting
   in general, the stronger the immune system, and thus the overall functioning of the organism, including for various chronic illnesses.

When burning an additional source of energy (fat) people filled with vigor, which is enough for the whole day.

 Bodyflex - breathing exercises for weight loss

How to breathe properly in the system Bodyflex

In this system, developed clear rules for the implementation of respiratory exercises, which need to be followed closely. First of all it is necessary to adopt the correct posture: stand up straight, feet shoulder width apart, then bend forward, resting his hands on his hips. You can then begin breathing exercises, which are carried out in several stages:

  • Exhale completely through your mouth;
  • quickly, with sound, inhale a lungful of air through the nose;
  • quickly, with the application of maximum efforts to use the aperture (this is a large flat muscle that separates the chest and abdominal cavities), exhale through the mouth - due out sound of "groin! ";
  • hold your breath and make a retraction of the abdomen under the ribs as far as possible (to be in such a state should be not less than 8 seconds, but the first time it will not work, in most cases it is possible to hold from 2 to 5 seconds); in the future when retracted against the backdrop of breath stomach will need to perform stretching exercises;
  • completely relax, take a breath; be sure to listen to how the air is literally bursts into the light - there is a kind of sobbing sound.

We need to clearly know what should breathe only through your nose and exhale through the mouth. If the complex breathing exercise was carried out properly, it will be impossible to draw the stomach, and then the exercise will be carried out properly. It is best to exercise in the morning, immediately upon waking Dreams: how to understand our dreams  Dreams: how to understand our dreams
 Since they need only be carried out on an empty stomach.

 Bodyflex - breathing exercises for weight loss

How to perform stretching exercises

With the help of stretching exercises Stretching exercises - Be careful  Stretching exercises - Be careful
   (isotonic exercise) may well tighten muscles and get rid of excess fat. The effectiveness of the exercises is based on the fact that stress a particular muscle group in this area will receive more oxygen, which will help burn fat and strengthen muscles.

Isotonic exercises can be used to lift all the muscles, including the muscles of the neck, chin, abdomen, chest, arms and legs.

 Bodyflex - breathing exercises for weight loss

Stretching exercises "Cat"

This is one of the most useful exercise, since it is included in the maximum amount of work of muscles, particularly in the abdomen and the thighs. And strengthening the abdominal muscles, we release tension from the back.

Starting with exercises that you need to get down on his knees and hands, arms and back straight. The head must be raised, looking straight ahead. Make a basic breathing exercise and at the stage of retraction of the abdomen under the rib exercises. To do so, lower his head, arch your back up, raising it as high as possible (like an angry cat) and stay in this position for 8 - 10 accounts. Then exhale and relax your back. Repeat the exercise three times.

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Budokon: new - well forgotten old

March 23, 2008

 Budokon - one of the new craze in fitness complex system involving not only specific exercise, and meditation. Although the name "Budokon" comes from the Japanese expression «bu - do - kon», which literally means "the way of the spiritual warrior", developed this system is not a native of Japan, "the author of" employment system Budokon as no surprise Shane Cameron has become an American.

 Budokon: new - well forgotten old

Budokon: a combination of martial arts and Yoga

Cameron Shayne, after the establishment of a system of training Budokon made famous on a national scale, working with the stars long before they start developing "copyright" fitness areas: staged stunts and choreography Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan in the film "Rush Hour" was a personal bodyguard Sean Penn and Charlie Sheen, teaching hatha yoga Hollywood actresses Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Meg Ryan. Ultimately, it is such a close acquaintance of Shane with the most influential representatives of the American "Dream Factory" and provided he developed a fitness technique popular first in the US, and later outside the US: philosophy Budokon has attracted the attention of celebrities such as Jennifer Aniston, Amber Valletta Rene Russo.

In fact Budokon is much more than a regular fitness area - Budokon is a kind of philosophy, combining the best of a number of the principles of martial arts (Karate, Taekwondo, Ju-Jitsu), Hatha Yoga and Zen meditation Meditation - treats the body and the spirit  Meditation - treats the body and the spirit
 . For this reason, the goal Budokon lessons - this is not trivial weight loss, body shaping and improving the muscle tone, but a kind of knowledge of the art of living, a philosophy of life through the balance of movement, the achievement of the health not only of the body but also the spirit. This is facilitated not only balanced exercise Myths about exercise: do not believe  Myths about exercise: do not believe
   and meditation, but also compliance with certain other recommendations concerning the way of life in general. In particular, Budokon requires a change of diet (the transition to a vegetarian diet with a minimum of flour products and the abandonment of sugar-containing products).

 Budokon: new - well forgotten old

Complex classes

Budokon - a combination of techniques to strengthen the endurance, strength and agility, and Zen meditation, aimed at strengthening the spirit. Budokon is a surprisingly balanced system of physical exercises, allowing equally develop the agility, strength, speed, to achieve smoothness, ease and speed of movement, learn to maintain balance. This part of the exercise is called "Budo". The second part of the complex provides Budokon exercises similar to yoga exercises ashtanga and Iyengar yoga - These exercises help to find peace, to monitor all the movements of his body, gain their power and precision. Finally, each Budokon workout ends with Zen meditation.

 Budokon: new - well forgotten old


Although many Budokon combines the principles of martial arts, any specific preparation for classes this kind of fitness and especially personal experience in martial arts training is not required .  Engage Budokon may even people who have never devote time to fitness classes or any sports - master the skills Budokon everyone can, it is and it is one of the key benefits of this trend in fitness .  Furthermore, the results achieved at the expense of regular employment Budokon, striking: Budokon not only gain excellent physical shape, but also to achieve peace of mind .  The positive impact of Budokon is not limited to the strengthening of the muscles and increase endurance: regular exercise "Present" tripping, sure movements, development of coordination, learn to be more attentive to the signals sent by a man of his body .  And finally, the obvious advantage Budokon compared with other areas of fitness - is the work with the psyche: Budokon teaches calmer attitude to life helps to develop resistance to stress, to become a little more tolerant towards others - and thus ultimately improve not only physical but also psychological well-being .

Tatiana Smirnova