This week we speak with Rob Wilson, a coach with Power Speed Endurance, which is a programming, coaching, and educational platform for developing sports performance, fitness, and health. Their goal is to help athletes and anybody looking to improve their health and fitness through increased movement efficiency and better mechanics. One of the biggest elements of increased movement efficiency is breath, which includes oxygen and CO2 efficiency and optimizing your breathing during exercise, and that’s where Rob comes in. He has 15 years of experience in manual therapy, he co-owns CrossFit Virginia Beach with his wife, and he is also a member of the world-renowned MobilityWod staff under the direction of Dr. Kelly Starrett. In this episode, we get into the fundamentals of The Art of Breath seminar that Rob teaches and learn what you can gain from being more mindful about your breath. Tune in to hear it all.
Key Points From This Episode:
“There’s always a revolving door of simplicity and complexity with anything.” — Rob Wilson [0:16:13.1]
“Continues new learning keeps you good at learning, and it is one of the things that is a hallmark of neurological health as we age.” — Rob Wilson [0:22:59.1]
“Simply put, the human body is self-regulating, but it’s not self-optimizing.” — Rob Wilson [0:31:31.1]
“Your body is constantly adjusting your respiration rate based on not just what is happening but what your brain predicts will happen.” — Rob Wilson [0:33:01.1]
“In my opinion, the most important component of aerobic efficiency is actually to become more tolerant of carbon dioxide.” — Rob Wilson [0:40:39.1]
Links Mentioned in This Episode:
Rob Wilson — https://powerspeedendurance.com/coaches/rob-wilson/
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