Stay Fit with Deep Breathing

It was a pleasant surprise when I saw the cover page of the September, 2009 edition of the Reader’s Digest. A main stream magazine like RD promoting Deep Breathing for Fitness – wow!

Research Associate

A few months ago when I was picking up the children at school, another mother I knew well rushed up to me. Emily was fuming

Chapter 1. The Basics

(First published - October 10, 2009, Rewritten –March 13, 2011)

‘How will you get well if you do not eat properly? Where will you get the energy from?’ (Agar khaana dhang se nahin khaoge to theek kaise hoge? Energy kahan se milegi?) These are the words I remember from my childhood whenever I was not well.

Four decades later, this widely prevalent belief has not changed much as most of us still believe that the secret to good health is ‘Watching What You Eat’.