“Survival required the capacity to withstand prolonged periods of deprivation in order to hunt, or escape if preyed upon.” – George F. Cahill and Oliver E. Owen.I bet you all lost a lot of sleep this week counting down for part two. I certainly left you all on a cliff-hanger. And for that, I apologise. So we covered the thermic effect of food (TEF) and how it relates to each food we consume (remember, around 9-10%) last week. We also covered that when it comes to “stoking” your metabolism, it really is a bunch of baloney. If you did happen to missed part one (I’m actually slightly offended), hit this linkage righttt here --> http://haydenperno.com/2014/03/26/the-meal-fallacy-part-i/ to get yourself up to speed. Okay, now that we’re all on the same page, clear your mind and let's dive back into the fallacy of the meal conundrum.
“If breathing patterns are off, it can set off a cascade of events that drive injury and dysfunction.” – Mike Robertson.I talked a little bit about breathing in Game Changers but figured it’s probably best to break it down a little bit further. You see, everything is impacted on your breathing - your posture, mobility, alignment, brain function, stress levels and even mood can all be altered with upset breathing patterns. And whilst all of this mightn't seem possible at first, let’s break it down so you can see how much is and can be involved.