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Is CO2 Tolerance the Answer? Deeper Explorations in Breath with Patrick McKeown Decoding Superhuman

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Patrick McKeown, bestselling author of The Oxygen Advantage joins for round 2 on everything you need to know about breath work. Patrick and I delve into CO2 tolerance, freediving, capnography, and the specific protocols for training. He talks about devices and technologies that can be used to track your breathing.

Who is Patrick McKeown? 
Patrick’s book, The Oxygen Advantage (published in fourteen languages) combines the simulation of high-altitude training and specifically-formulated exercises which empower readers to improve their corporate and exercise performance. For the first time, individuals are afforded a reliable and accurate means to measure their progress using the Body Oxygen Level Test, enabling them to address poor breathing habits; understand in simple terms how oxygen is released to working muscles, and to practice breath hold exercises that naturally increase aerobic and anaerobic capacity. A summary of the science can be found at http://oxygenadvantage.com/science/
To date, Patrick has worked with some of the top athletes in the world across a variety of sports including tennis, cycling, weight lifting, American Football, MMA and track and field.
A TEDx Speaker, Patrick’s work has touched the lives of thousands and more worldwide.

Highlights
[4:08] CO2 tolerance
[12:50] Training the lungs and the diaphragm 
[18:51] Light breathing training
[26:45] Length of breath work protocols
[35:49] Resonant breathing frequencies
[43:44] Capnography VS pulse oximeter devices
[52:30] Breath Training protocol for busy people

Resources
The Oxygen Episode with Patrick McKeown
The Oxygen Advantage
Oxygen Advantage Website
Buteyko International
Konstantin Buteyko
Buteyko belt
Dr. George Dallam
HeartMath emWave Pro
Lipseal Tape
Pulse Oximeter

Sponsors
Blue Cannatine
If you check out this episode in video, you’ll see that my tongue is blue. One of my favorite tools for cognitive enhancement, especially after long plan rides, is Blue Cannatine. The delivery mechanism is unique (buccle troche). It is especially effective for me on improving short-term memory, focus, and verbal fluency.
It’s the closest thing that I found to NZT and I think you guys should try it out. 
Get yours at troscriptions.com. Plug in the code BOOMER for an extra 10% off your limitless experience. 
Full disclosure: I am involved with the company (I like the product that much).

Resilient Nutrition
The guys at resilient nutrition have done a fantastic job of tackling the endurance nutrition space. 
Their first product, Long Range Fuel comes with not only what they describe as Beyond Nut Butter, energy-dense food, but also nutrients to support you in your endurance endeavors.
I use for everything from cognitive endurance to my physical endurance. 
If you want to try this out, head on over to resilientnutrition.com and plug in the code BOOMER for 10% discount on any purchase and solve all of your endurance nutrition woes.

Continue Your High Performance Journey with Patrick McKeown
Website
Facebook
Twitter
YouTube
Instagram

Disclaimer 
This information is being provided to you for educational and informational purposes only. This is being provided as a self-help tool to help you understand your genetics, biodata and other information to enhance your performance. It is not medical or psychological advice. Virtuosity LLC, or Decoding Superhuman, is not a doctor. Virtuosity LLC is not treating, preventing, healing, or diagnosing disease. This information is to be used at your own risk based on your own judgment. For the full Disclaimer, please go to (Decodingsuperhuman.com/disclaimer).


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Patrick McKeown, bestselling author of The Oxygen Advantage joins for round 2 on everything you need to know about breath work. Patrick and I delve into CO2 tolerance, freediving, capnography, and the specific protocols for training. He talks about devices and technologies that can be used to track your breathing.

Who is Patrick McKeown? 
Patrick’s book, The Oxygen Advantage (published in fourteen languages) combines the simulation of high-altitude training and specifically-formulated exercises which empower readers to improve their corporate and exercise performance. For the first time, individuals are afforded a reliable and accurate means to measure their progress using the Body Oxygen Level Test, enabling them to address poor breathing habits; understand in simple terms how oxygen is released to working muscles, and to practice breath hold exercises that naturally increase aerobic and anaerobic capacity. A summary of the science can be found at http://oxygenadvantage.com/science/
To date, Patrick has worked with some of the top athletes in the world across a variety of sports including tennis, cycling, weight lifting, American Football, MMA and track and field.
A TEDx Speaker, Patrick’s work has touched the lives of thousands and more worldwide.

Highlights
[4:08] CO2 tolerance
[12:50] Training the lungs and the diaphragm 
[18:51] Light breathing training
[26:45] Length of breath work protocols
[35:49] Resonant breathing frequencies
[43:44] Capnography VS pulse oximeter devices
[52:30] Breath Training protocol for busy people

Resources
The Oxygen Episode with Patrick McKeown
The Oxygen Advantage
Oxygen Advantage Website
Buteyko International
Konstantin Buteyko
Buteyko belt
Dr. George Dallam
HeartMath emWave Pro
Lipseal Tape
Pulse Oximeter

Sponsors
Blue Cannatine
If you check out this episode in video, you’ll see that my tongue is blue. One of my favorite tools for cognitive enhancement, especially after long plan rides, is Blue Cannatine. The delivery mechanism is unique (buccle troche). It is especially effective for me on improving short-term memory, focus, and verbal fluency.
It’s the closest thing that I found to NZT and I think you guys should try it out. 
Get yours at troscriptions.com. Plug in the code BOOMER for an extra 10% off your limitless experience. 
Full disclosure: I am involved with the company (I like the product that much).

Resilient Nutrition
The guys at resilient nutrition have done a fantastic job of tackling the endurance nutrition space. 
Their first product, Long Range Fuel comes with not only what they describe as Beyond Nut Butter, energy-dense food, but also nutrients to support you in your endurance endeavors.
I use for everything from cognitive endurance to my physical endurance. 
If you want to try this out, head on over to resilientnutrition.com and plug in the code BOOMER for 10% discount on any purchase and solve all of your endurance nutrition woes.

Continue Your High Performance Journey with Patrick McKeown
Website
Facebook
Twitter
YouTube
Instagram

Disclaimer 
This information is being provided to you for educational and informational purposes only. This is being provided as a self-help tool to help you understand your genetics, biodata and other information to enhance your performance. It is not medical or psychological advice. Virtuosity LLC, or Decoding Superhuman, is not a doctor. Virtuosity LLC is not treating, preventing, healing, or diagnosing disease. This information is to be used at your own risk based on your own judgment. For the full Disclaimer, please go to (Decodingsuperhuman.com/disclaimer).


See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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