Why when working out do they say breath in through your nose and out through your mouth?

Answer #1

Yes, because if you breathe in throug your mouth you are likely to end up with a dry and sore throat, especially if exercising in the winter.

Answer #2

That makes sense, I was always curious why they were so set on having you breath that way.

Answer #3

Yep, I don’t breathe that way, makes me feel like I can’t breathe. I just breathe through my mouth and drink ginger tea to soothe a sore throat.

Answer #4

Because if you don`t breath in through your nose and out your mouth , it can stop your breathing and you can pass out.

Answer #5

How on earth will that happen?

Answer #6

Breathing in through the nose and out through the mouth is common in yoga and meditation too. Its the best way to keep your breathing focused and relaxed and helps you to take in maximum air intake.

Answer #7

Look it up on google if you don`t know *. If your working out too hard and your breathing through one area , you can pass out LOOK IT UP.

Answer #8

Don’t you have a link. I always only breathe through my mouth and have never passed out, I’ve never known of anyone passing out from breathing.

Answer #9

It also helps in keeping u from hyperventilating and it teaches ur body to get in a breathing pattern

Answer #10

I’ve never breathed in through my nose and out through my mouth and i’ve not once passed out. You can’t always trust what you find on the internet.

Answer #11

I was taught that it has to do with the respiratory response.

Your heart rate and breath are intuitively tied and when you breath through your mouth only, your heart rate tends to control your breath (in other words, the more strenuous your activity, the faster your heart beats and the more likely you are to hyperventilate).

When you breath in through the nose, you have more control over your breath rate and if it remains calm and steady, your heart rate will stay in an optimum range.

Answer #12

You get less tired that way and also more relaxed and you wont get that annoying pain.

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