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The Importance of Good Breathin

The Importance of Good Breathing


Did you know that when we speak, we use a different breathing pattern than when we are at rest?

• Our ratio of inhalation to exhalation at rest is close to 1:1

• For speech, that ratio must change to 1:5 or even 1:10

• You can control the air as it is exhaled if you let the diaphragm and abdominal muscles do the


Rerun from Nov 11, 2013

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