Wim Hof Breathing Methods – How To Freeze Fear
Introduction To Wim Hof Breathing Methods
Fear is the most primal emotion we experience.
It’s a product of the fight-or-flight response and essential to our survival and protection.
However, it’s also an emotional response to stress and anxiety when nothing life threatening is happening in our lives (and can very much be crippling).
When this happens, fear causes us to psych ourselves out, feel weak and powerless, and elude us from taking risks that will ultimately lead to greater success in life.
In this article you are going to learn about a breathing technique called Wim Hof Breathing that helps you freeze fear by bringing more oxygen into your bloodstream which helps your body not go into panic mode.
This method has been scientifically proven as well!
It’s helped thousands of people all over the world overcome their fears today I want to share how it can help you too.
What Are The Wim Hof Breathing Methods?
Wim Hof is a Dutch man who holds multiple world records for his endurance and ability to withstand extreme cold.
He has been able to remain immersed in ice for more than 1 hour with no ill effects, as well as climb Mount Everest wearing nothing but shorts and shoes.
Wim has done all this through a breathing method that he calls the “Wim Hof Method” or “WHM”.
The WHM is based on ancient techniques developed by Tibetan monks and passed down through generations of healers in Tibet, China, India and Russia.
The WHM is made up of two different types of breathing exercises: the first involves rapid breathing through your nose; the second involves holding your breath after taking in air using only your mouth (and not using nasal passages).
The Step By Step Guide To Mastering The Wim Hof Breathing Method
The Wim Hof breathing method is a well-known way to regulate your body temperature and improve your immune system.
He has since taught the practice to others, and you can learn it too!
To master Wim Hof Breathing you must follow these steps:
Step 1: Get yourself into a comfortable position on your back with knees bent and feet flat on the floor.
Take one big breath in through your nose and fill up all your lungs with air until they feel completely full to bursting point (don’t hold it)
Exhale through your mouth with force until all the air has been forced out from deep within your lungs (do not breathe out through nose)
Hold this breath for 5-6 seconds, then breathe back into the same position again but only for 3 seconds this time so that some air remains in mouth at end of exhalation
. Repeat step 3 three times more so that there are four breaths total on each side which means 8×4 = 32 times per hour!
Hold this breath for about seven seconds before exhaling slowly through pursed lips if possible (this will help you retain the oxygen).
Repeat this process five times—and don’t worry if it feels difficult at first; just practice makes perfect!
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