Beware of Hyperventilation

It is one of the most common practices among large weight lifters, but… would really recommended to hyperventilation (breathing repeatedly and rapidly) before making great efforts?

According to an article by Tim Scheet following the publication of the Medicine & Science in Sports Magazine (2007), perform a hyperventilation before a series of high-intensity press bench, squat or deadlift It increases the chances of fainting and reduced blood flow at the time of the effort.

Therefore, it is totally recommended (at least according to the study from the University of San Antonio, Texas) keep a normal breath before stronger series as hyperventilation responds more to pseudo-motivacion and concentration tactics and false myths of the sport