abdominal breathing

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Related to abdominal breathing: abdominal respiration, Diaphragmatic breathing, Abnormal breathing
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Noun1.abdominal breathing - breathing in which most of the respiratory effort is done by the abdominal musclesabdominal breathing - breathing in which most of the respiratory effort is done by the abdominal muscles; "abdominal breathing is practiced by singers"
breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation - the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
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Increased Abdominal Breathing Effort: if your horse seems to be moving its abdominal region abnormally, this could be a sign that they are using too much effort to expel air from their lungs.
We learn abdominal breathing and meditation, where we are encouraged to channel positive energy.
I've taken to practicing abdominal breathing while driving in heavy traffic to calm my nerves and keep my irritation in check," Yehia said.
Deep abdominal breathing helps to focus the mind on the present moment which is where this state of Peace of Mind resides and we can go there anytime through the pathway of deep breathing.
This simple abdominal breathing exercise is extremely effective in calming the mind, releasing tension and energising the body.
If you learn how to do deep abdominal breathing techniques effectively you can calm yourself, lower your heart rate and relax all those tense muscles as well as your racing mind.
Deep belly or abdominal breathing through the mouth is what activates the Parasympathetic.