US surfer Laird Hamilton rides a wave at Teahupoo in Tahiti. Hamilton is among the elite athletes to have adopted the Wim Hof Method to improve performance. Photo: AFP

Breathing exercises, ice baths: how Wim Hof Method helps elite athletes and Navy Seals

  • The Wim Hof Method allows you to operate efficiently under high stress by using the breathing patterns you adopt when relaxed
  • Practitioners believe the method reduces infection, and heals chronic medical conditions and psychological problems
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US surfer Laird Hamilton rides a wave at Teahupoo in Tahiti. Hamilton is among the elite athletes to have adopted the Wim Hof Method to improve performance. Photo: AFP
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