- Sit or stand with your elbows slightly back.This allows your chest to expand more fully.
- Inhale deeply through your nose.
- Hold your breath as you count to 5.
- Release the air via a slow, deep exhale, through your nose, until you feel your inhaled air has been released.
Deep breathing prevents air from getting trapped in your lungs, which can cause you to feel short of breath. As a result, you can breathe in more fresh air.