Can you optimize breathing to perform better in the gym? Or do we all need to take a deep breath and relax? 

How can I be better?

It’s the one question every athlete revisits time and time again. It’s what drives us to balance macros, research supplements and hire coaches. Whether you’re an elite competitor or weekend warrior, there’s always room for improvement. The opportunities to enhance your performance, through both drastic measures and small tweaks, are endless.

So considering muscles need oxygen to function, you’d think there would be an optimal way to breathe. Is an expert-endorsed technique, or at least a 30-day training plan for the respiratory system, what your training plan is missing?