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What is the correct breathing technique to use while resistance training?



A. Breathe out on the exertion phase and breathe in on the return phase
B. Breathe in on the exertion phase and breathe out on the return phase
C. Hold your breath for the whole exercise
D. Hold your breath on the exertion phase and release it on the return phase
E. It doesn t make any difference

This question is part of Do You Know What You Think You Know About Resistance (Weights) Training?
Asked by Laurenmc, Last updated: Dec 18, 2019

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Answered Nov 16, 2017

Breathe out on the exertion phase and breathe in on the return phase

The correct breathing for resistance training is to breathe out on the exertion phase of the exercise (usually the first part of the exercise)and breathe in during the return phase.
 

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