Video on breathing exercises for you, your friends and family by Physiotherapist Lucy Macdonald

 

Focus on breathing out, not in

If you or your family have any coronavirus symptoms or would like to do some breathing exercises to prepare yourself in the event that you do get symptoms, this video is for you. Lucy Macdonald, Physiotherapist, demonstrates how to breathe properly, so that you get maximum oxygen into the lungs and carbon dioxide out, whether you have the symptoms of COVID-19 or not. Please read NHS guidelines on what do do if you think you may have coronavirus and seek advice by phoning 111 from any UK phone number.

 

 

More breathing exercises and advice

Please let us know what you would like us to cover in our next video and in the meantime here are more videos you may find helpful:

Breathing exercises lying on your back

Breathing exercises lying on your side 

Exercises for your immune health

 

Join our online community for all the latest advice and exercises

Come and join us on our growing Facebook community for all the latest videos and news on how to stay healthy over the next few months. Just find the page ‘Octopus Clinic’ and click on the like button. 

 

More videos on running injuries and marathon training

If you would like to watch our latest videos on running injuries and marathon training please click on the following links: 

Intro and top training tips

Running shoes 

DIY training diary

Lucy’s favourite running exercise

Muscle strains and muscle pain

Why your tendon pain is not getting better (Achilles, Plantarfascia – sole of foot, Knee, Hip, Buttock, Hamstrings)

Plantarfascia pain – pain in the sole of your foot or heel, AKA plantarfascitis or plantarfasciopathy

Shin Splints

ITB pain – pain at the outside of the knee

I have a running injury, will I be able to run the marathon. With three months to go.

Hip and groin pain in runners

Good pain vs bad pain

Should I run if I am ill and how to return to running after being ill?

For more info on how Lucy Macdonald can support you on your marathon journey please watch this video which also contains her top three tips on preventing injury training for a marathon. 

 

Get in contact

You can contact Lucy directly on lucymacdonaldphysio@hotmail.co.uk, via this website (where you can also find lots of free running exercise videos) and on TwitterFacebook and Instagram. 

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