15-hour breath as medicine training for fitness professionals

Program Description


Ed Harrold’s Breath AS Medicine training focuses on nasal dominance in respiratory muscle training by applying the principles and philosophy of yoga breathing (or pranayama) as inspiratory and expiratory breath regulation training.  


In this 15-Hour Distance Learning, we’ll learn the science of learning to control the breath for various physiologic and psychological outcomes overlooked in current fitness & athletic training.

Give your clients a cardiovascular, flexibility, strength & meditation-in-motion experience all in one training session. Improve their biomechanics, biochemistry, physiology and psychology with optimal breathing protocols.  

Course Outline

  • Introduce basic, intermediate and advanced breathing techniques

  • Health benefits and contraindications 

  • How to sequence the breath for speed, interval and steady state training

    • Includes 40 different breath-training workout routines​

  • How to use breathing techniques to “biohack” into flow states 

  • Warm-up & cool-down strategies

  • Respiratory anatomy & physiology


Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate 6 different basic, intermediate and/or advanced breathwork techniques

  • Explain the health benefits and contraindications of 6 different breathwork exercises

  • Construct exercise routines incorporating breathing techniques in endurance, speed, interval, and steady-state training as well as all forms of resistance training, warm-ups and cool-downs

  • Sequence breath regulation techniques into routines that produce various biochemical, biomechanical, physiological and psychological outcomes

  • Formulate breathwork strategies to improve exercise performance 

  • Introduce breathing techniques and sequences to advance the level of overall health for their clients

  • Introduce breathwork strategies for behavior change in exercise

Learning Format

  • Online

  • Includes videos & reading materials

Exam Details

  • Exam 60 questions

  • Total Test Attempts: 3 

  • Passing score is 80%.

Continuing Education

  • 12 credits with National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches (NBC-HWC) CEP #: 100133

  • 1.5 continuing education credits with American Council on Exercise (ACE Fitness)



1.5 CEC's ACE Fitness

For Athletes, Personal Trainers, Coaches, Fitness & Exercise Professionals



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