Box Breathing

Similar to pranayama breath control, box breathing is a technique that helps you take control of your automatic breathing patterns to train your breath for optimal health and performance,” says Mark Divine, former US Navy SEALs Commander, NYT bestselling author and founder of SEALFIT. It combines the practice of optimal breathing with para-sympathetic activation, concentration and mindfulness training. All you need to do is picture a box with equal sides, where the inhale, the holding of the breath, and exhale are all four counts (four seconds approx.). When you find yourself in a stressful situation where you want a quick fix, click on this link and enter the flow of rhythmic breathing.