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Is it better for you to have a slower breathing rate than a faster one?

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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine

In brief: Slower

An individual with a slower breathing rate is probably better trained if you have a slower baseline breathing rate you will have more room to increase it when exercise becomes more rigorous(similar but not the same as heart rate ).

In brief: Slower

An individual with a slower breathing rate is probably better trained if you have a slower baseline breathing rate you will have more room to increase it when exercise becomes more rigorous(similar but not the same as heart rate ).
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