This is a popular topic these days… breathing patterns, breaths per minute, length of exhalation etc. Two simple exercise tips that are guaranteed to improve breathing patterns- 1. With difficult or short inhalation focus on “exhaling” at first and then increase the length of exhalation and inhalation will improve. 2. Use ELDOA exercise to reduce muscle tone… T8-9 classic for 1 minute and T6-7.