Health Regained
Episode 13

Simon Borg-Olivier: Tense Less, Breathe Less, Strain Less

Harold Haskin published on

This episode is packed full of knowledge everyone can apply. If you are into fitness and health you will want to listen to what Simon says in this podcast. He has been studying yoga for over 50 years and has a Bachelors of Science in Human Biology, Masters Of Science in Molecular Biology, as well as a Bachelors of Applied Science in Physiotherapy. I learned so much from just this episode and I'm already applying some of his advice with great results.

13:00 - Relationship betweeen martial arts and yoga

14:45 - Exercise that can lead to early death

16:30 - How to exercise without consuming more food

19:55 - Why its better to breathe less vs. more

22:58 - Overly tense muscles

23:55 - Why to avoid strong stretching

29:00 - Why breathing too much is a problem and how much we should exert during exercise

45:55 - Breathing more should be paired with breathing less

47:45 - Best advice for runners

54:20 - How to pull yourself out of the sympathetic (stressed) state

1:03 - How to learn from Simon

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