Deep Breathing Exercises for Beginners


Physiotherapy breathing exercises for better lung capacity with deep breathing. Michelle from shows you deep breathing exercises in 4 simple steps for improving oxygen uptake, recovering from illness or surgery and reducing stress and fatigue.

Deep Breathing Exercise Technique

Step 1

Starting Position
• Start sitting, standing or lying down with your body supported by a couple of pillows.
• Place one hand on your upper abdomen just below your rib cage and the other hand at the side of your chest on the lower part of your rib cage.

Step 2

If you're sitting or standing raise the crown of your head towards the ceiling, raise your chest and relax your shoulders away from your ears.

Step 3

Rib Cage Movement
• Breathe in slowly and feel your rib cage expand sideways
• Keep your upper chest and shoulders relaxed ...