HAPPY CINCO DE MAYO! In honor of this 5th of May celebration, below is a link to “5 Benefits of Breathing Correctly” written by Erica Bellman for the MyFitnessPal.com blog. It’s a stretch, but there are 5 benefits for the 5th day of May, get it?. The benefits of developing a deep breathing habit, described in this piece, could be of help to runners. They include pain management, increased stamina, and improved lung capacity. The end of the article describes a mindful abdominal breathing technique.
If you’re unsure of what the holiday of our neighbor nation to the south celebrates, other than an American excuse to eat Mexican food and drink margaritas, there’s a link to the History Channel website too! You can impress your friends by not confusing it with the celebration of Mexico's independence, that is commemorated each year on September 16, according to this source.
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EARNED RUNS is edited and authored by me, runner and founder. I began participating in road races before 5Ks were common. I've been a dietitian, practiced and taught clinical pathology, and been involved with research that utilized pathology. I am fascinated with understanding the origins of disease as well as health.
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