Swim Faster Without Training Harder

Swim Faster Without Training Harder

Struggling With a Swimming Performance Plateau? Stephanie is a friend who came to me knowing that I’ve been immersed in the world of breath for years. She is an accomplished open water and pool swimmer. She can hold 100s on a 1:10 interval and recently won the...
What To Do When Long COVID Recovery Stalls

What To Do When Long COVID Recovery Stalls

 by David Deppeler, PT, DSc   At the age of 78, Tim was healthy until COVID-19 landed him in the ICU for a week. Three months later he still struggled with activity and sleep – functioning at half his pre-COVID activities. He was not able to walk more than a...
Who Benefits from Breath Work?

Who Benefits from Breath Work?

In Short The easy and accurate answer is everyone. That said, everyone for different reasons. For some, it will be to make progress toward a healthier state. For others, it will be to leverage a skill or strength. And for others still, the work will be to solidly root...
Carbon Dioxide Tolerance Test (CO2TT)

Carbon Dioxide Tolerance Test (CO2TT)

by David Deppeler, PT, DSc About There is a rapidly growing recognition of the value of improving CO2 tolerance for health, physical wellbeing, and athletic performance [1-9]. The CO2TT has been used by Free divers to help determine daily training tables. The CO2TT...
When and How You Eat Matters

When and How You Eat Matters

Diet, sleep, and the breath are foundational to a clear, healthy, and happy life-experience. As intermittent fasting takes a cultural hold, this information feels incredibly important. John Douillard at Life Spa has dialed in the foundational principles of diet and...