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James Nestor

Breath by James Nestor

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The new science of a lost art. This was yet another terrific read from James Nestor! In 2014, His first book that I read – Deep, opened my eyes to a sport and lifestyle that I had no clue existed. This book has coaxed me to appreciate breath a lot more. This is a must…

Deep: Freediving and What the Ocean Tells Us about Ourselves by James Nestor

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  Early last month I happened to read a TED article on the body’s reaction to water where the author talks about “Mammalian dive reflex” a phenomenon by which water triggers an immediate decrease in heart rate and optimizes respiration. The article instantly reminded me of scubadiving – something that I really missed doing this…