So the idea here with this is to document an experiment I’m going through right now The One referenced would of course be myself. So what is this? I’m reading a book right now called Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art by James Nestor where he discusses the benefits of adapting nasal breathing as much of the time as possible. If you this there are several benefit of this and some of them are improved sleep quality improved HRV reading and with the improved oxygen uptake should have an positive impact on your exercise performance if you manage to move as much as possible of you breathing from mouth breathing to breathing through the nose.
I have started to think about this for the last week or so during the days including follow the recommendation to make sure you breath through the nose during sleep time and doing this by the practice of mouth taping to force the mouth shut during sleep. I’ve been doing this for about a week and now the tape stays on the full night where it was coming of during the night in the beginning.
I’m also doing my runs with only nasal breathing and keep the pace at a level where I can keep doing the nasal breathing. So the experiment on one is to do a 5,2 km run each morning for 3 weeks and see if my pace can improve and if I can lower the hearth rate at the same time.
Here is the link to my page for this experiment or find it in the links on the right.