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Summary

The secret to your health, fitness and overall wellbeing lies in the most basic and overlooked aspect of your workout: how you breathe. Developing body strength while ignoring breathing strength is counterproductive. 

In The Oxygen Advantage, Patrick McKeown combines his successful breathing exercises with techniques designed to simulate high-altitude training in a highly successful programme that will significantly improve anyone's health but will also empower athletes to improve their sports performance. These scientifically validated exercises have the potential to drastically improve your overall fitness, whether you are a habitual couch potato or an Ironman triathlon champion.

These easy-to-use techniques can help to reduce your breathlessness, improve your sleep as well as reduce anxiety and stress. Drawing on his own experiences as an ex-asthmatic and the work he has done to help athletes and asthma sufferers alike to achieve greater fitness, Patrick shows you the key to a healthier, fitter you.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2020 Patrick McKeown (P)2020 Hachette Audio UK

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The importance almost lost by repetition

This book has some great advice and methods for improving health. All backed up by science and research. However, I did find the book lost its emphasis with all the added narrative and what felt like a long list of testimonials. I understand it and believe in the method but it was hard work to get the book finished.

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too repeatitive

very important book for asthmatics but far too repeatitive if editted better it would have been more useful. one narrator far too repeatitive.

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Please read / listen to this

I wish I had found this sooner. amazing content. As someone who has suffered with asthma all my life I've tried many methods to improve my athletic performance but I've always had my breathing hold me back. I changed sports and positiona to avoid having to do anything involving high levels of cardiovascular activity but this made things worse. After listening to this book it's really obvious what was going wrong. in now following the programs and after only a few days I'm noticing changes. This is a fantastic book and I can't wait to see my progress following the plans

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Unique and insightful perspective

Well written and seemingly new perspective on control of breathing for health, performance and life in general!

I will be exploring and following the principles in this book from now on!!

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excellent advice of which I was unaware

Great discussion of importance breathing for health. I learned so much and now have introduced breathing exercises in my regular jog. BP is improving

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Cool concept, but way to soapy

Super cool book and concept, but I didn't need 13 chapters to understand the point. Way too much filler. All you need is the first 3 chapters and the last one.

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Muy bueno!!

Me encantó, todos deberiamos re aprender a respirar y compartir con todos, valiosa información

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fantastic book about holding your breath

about this whole space through a friend luke.

really pleased I managed to actually complete this book, it's definitely underline the importance of breath holding in general. new sentence I even found myself recommending this to my family on our shared WhatsApp group.

as a consequence, I'm going to the search for a breathe coach to help me with my own journey as I just should my bolts score, and it's pathetic at less than 10 seconds exclamation marks

I wasn't even aware this was a thing until I read this book!

time to breathe like, to breathe right!

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Revolutionary

This is revolutionary and I wander if majority of GP and medical staff even know this stuff and why it isn't widely taught in the medical and sport fields.

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Truly love this book.

Great book that's got me active internally and living. Easy to go back to find your next steps. recommended. Thank you Patrick

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Eye opening piece of information

I'm grateful to have found this book. it has helped me tremendously with my running performance and health in general.

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