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Nov 24, 2020

Happy Vs Flourishing episode 14 with Richard Burrows. As an elite performance coach, he has centred his approach on the mastery of breath and cold exposure.

The foundations provided by sound breathing mechanics, efficient and effective use of oxygen and the ability to control the automatic responses to pressure, stress and fear can propel performance to completely new levels.  Athletes, business professionals, tactical operators and busy parents success depends on their ability to generate and use energy at the critical moment, which are impossible without control of our critical life force - oxygen.
Rich's clients include Olympic Athletes, National and World Champions, as well as Senior Executives and Technology Entrepreneurs. 

Topics discussed:

  • Importance of CO2 tolerance
  • CrossFit
  • Benefits of cold exposure
  • The book Blue Mind
  • Quality of life
  • The Oxygen Advantage breathing technique
  • XPT Life
  • Aerobic vs anaerobic training
  • Autoimmune system

Humming for nitric oxide

Fave book:

Blue Mind: How Water Makes You Happier, More Connected and Better at What You Do - Wallace J Nichols

Fave quote:

Stanley Kubrick ... 
“I’ve never been certain whether the moral of the Icarus story should only be, ‘don’t try to fly too high,’ or whether it might be ‘forget the wax and feathers, and do a better job on the wings.”


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