Category archives for exercise

Wim Hof’s Breathing Method vs. Dr. Buteyko’s Method

Dr. Artour Rakhimov and Volker Schmitz discuss Wim Hof’s method and the method of Dr. Buteyko that transformed the health conditions of thousands of people worldwide. Does Wim Hof’s breathing have a relation to Buteyko breathing? It looks like a completely opposite idea as Wim Hof has people breathe a lot of air or hyperventilate. […]

Stretching and Breathing Mutual Benefits: Interview with Volker Schmitz

Volker Schmitz and Dr. Artour Rakhimov talk about how stretching exercises help breathing patterns and vice-versa. Volker has been teaching yoga, breathing exercises, kung fu and tai chi for over 15 years. Stretching can enhance breathing retraining and the other way around. The discussion on stretching for breathing begins first. In martial arts and yoga, […]

Awesome Mutual Benefits: Calisthenics, Acrobatics, Gymnastics and Breathing

Calisthenics, acrobatics, and gymnastics provide outstanding advantages compared to other activities by increasing body-oxygen levels. Volker Schmitz has been teaching Chinese calisthenics, acrobatics, and gymnastics for many years. Together with Dr. Artour Rakhimov, they discuss the questions, “How can breathing retraining help people practice these moving arts?” and “How these moving arts can improve their […]

Fast and Natural Improvements in Cardio Endurance With … Breathing Retraining

Breathing retraining provides many amazing benefits to improve high-level cardiovascular endurance fast and naturally with an increase in VO2max for professional athletes and even beginners in long-distance running, cross-country skiing, triathlon, cycling and swimming. – Improve Cardio Endurance And VO2max. Dr. Artour Rakhimov, a former individual coach of two World Champions (may years ago), is a […]

Tai Chi Is Great for Breathing Retraining for Super Health due to High Body Oxygen Index

The practice of Tai Chi boasts body-oxygen levels and breathing retraining provides improvements in your Tai Chi practice. Volker Schmitz is a Tai Chi teacher for over 15 years. In this video (Tai Chi for breathing retraining), Dr. Artour Rakhimov and Volker Schmitz discuss this topic: How do Tai Chi and breathing retraining benefit each […]

How to Get Most Benefits from Yoga Asanas [Control and Gradually Reduce Your Breath]

How to move forward with asana practice? What to do with breathing during this or this specific yoga posture? How to measure one’s general progress in his or her yoga asana practice? How to practice in order to get maximum health benefits from yoga asanas? Yogic postures (asanas) and breathing exercises when done properly will […]

Lungs Extract More Oxygen From Air When You Breathe … Less – Interview with Dr. Artour Rakhimov

How oxygen extraction in the lungs depends on breathing patterns of people. Breathing less and improving arterial CO2 (carbon dioxide) from breathing exercises, but especially from changing unconscious breathing patterns, will improve body-oxygen levels. Raising body-oxygen levels to the medical norm of 40 seconds will greatly improve oxygen extraction rate in the lungs. This will […]

Coach of 2 World Champions on Diaphragmatic vs. Chest Breathing During Exercise/Running

In this video, Dr. Artour Rakhimov addresses the question, “How important is it to breathe with the upper abdomen and diaphragm vs chest during exercise?”. Breathing with these muscles improves oxygen delivery to cells, VO2max and body oxygenation. The muscles of the upper abdomen and diaphragm are separate muscles. Breathing with both of these muscles […]

Coach of 2 World Champions on Health Benefits of Regular Exercise with One Trick

Chris Prokop interviews Dr. Artour Rakhimov, an individual coach of 2 World Champions. This breathing information helps to improve physical health and mental wellbeing due to special types of exercise and other types of physical activity. This same information can be used for diabetes, cancer, hypothyroidism, HIV-AIDS, COPD, asthma, chronic fatigue, heart disease, epilepsy, and […]

Improve cardiovascular endurance and increase VO2max naturally with breath retraining – Interview with Dr. Artour Rakhimov

Breathing information and the use of body-oxygen levels for increased VO2max, better cardiovascular endurance and improved oxygen delivery to body cells during physical exercise. This video is for motivated athletes and even professionals in long distance running, marathon triathlon cross country skiing, orienteering, cycling, and so forth. This same information is helpful for COPD, cancer, […]