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Wim Hof Breathing Method

Wim Hof Breathing Method

Who or what is Wim Hof

Wim Hof is primarily a man of Dutch decent born in 1959.  From an early age he has exposed his body to cold temperatures, it is documented that at the age of 17 he felt an uncontrollable urge to jump into a freezing cold canal at Beatrixpark, ultimately earning himself the name Iceman.

During his life Wim Hof has pushed his body to the limits most notable being:-

  • Setting a World Record in 2000 for farthest under ice swim, with distance of 57.5 metres.
  • 2007 fastest barefoot half marathon.
  • Longest time in full-body direct contact with ice.
  • 2007 climbing Mount Everest in only shorts and shoes climbing to 7,200 metres before failing to reach the summit due to a foot injury.
  • 2009 climbing to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro wear only shorts and shoes.
  • 2009 running a full marathon without water in the Namib Desert.

Wim Hof has now become a training method or protocol combining, breathing, meditation and exposure to cold.

The Benefits of the Wim Hof Method

Practice of the Wim Hof method it is claimed can help both physical and mental wellbeing:-

  • Improved immune system
  • Natural anti-inflammatory
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Positive stressor on the body
  • More available energy
  • Increases workout performance, with increased body mind connection
  • Increases workout recovery speed
  • Better mental health, relieves stress and increased concentration 
  • Better sleep
  • Improves the metabolism 

Learning the Wim Hof Breathing Method

Myga have joined with Brian Morrision a certified Wim Hof practitioner to make available the Wim Hof Breathing Method online, all lessons are strictly limited in numbers to enable full interaction and participation of all practitioners.

Click here to find etc next scheduled Wim Hof Breathing Method class.