Balloon Breathing

Last week we explored the differences between diaphragmatic and apical breathing. At the end, I talked about a simple way to determine which type of breather you are. Today we’re going to take it a step further. Regardless of which type of breather you found yourself to be, these 7 steps are a quick and great way to easily get your diaphragm either working again or working better.

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FITLIFE at Scottsdale Medicine Institute with Dr. David Carfagno

Today I’m visiting with an old friend Dr. David Carfagno who founded the Scottsdale Medicine Institute. I met Dave almost 30 years ago when I worked at the Lincoln Institute for Athletic Medicine, an outpatient Sports Medicine Clinic owned by John C. Lincoln (JCL) Hospital. While attending Arizona State University he was required to complete an internship before graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology and Exercise Science. He decided to contact JCL and lucky for us he landed at Lincoln! Dave and I have stayed in touch over the years and this year he graciously agreed to be FITLIFE Health Systems sideline physician at Salt River High School. Dr. Carfagno really enjoys sports and his commitment say it all.
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