SCMP reporter Mark Agnew learning the breathing technique to control the body’s response to the cold from Brian Lai, Hong Kong’s first and only certified Wim Hof Method Instructor. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
SCMP reporter Mark Agnew learning the breathing technique to control the body’s response to the cold from Brian Lai, Hong Kong’s first and only certified Wim Hof Method Instructor. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Mark Agnew
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The Arctic Rower by Mark Agnew

Wim Hof breathing techniques help control stress and fear as rowers prepare for Arctic world first attempt

  • Plunging into ice baths does more than just habitualise Arctic adventurer to cold temperatures as breathing techniques give control
  • Post reporter prepares to row the Northwest Passage, the route over North America that links the Atlantic to the Pacific

SCMP reporter Mark Agnew learning the breathing technique to control the body’s response to the cold from Brian Lai, Hong Kong’s first and only certified Wim Hof Method Instructor. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
SCMP reporter Mark Agnew learning the breathing technique to control the body’s response to the cold from Brian Lai, Hong Kong’s first and only certified Wim Hof Method Instructor. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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