No more ‘I forgot to breathe’ excuses after you read this!
Quick pace of modern life, makes even motivated practitioners to forget to do their exercises. And to, gradually, return to their usual, shallow breathing. Well, we won’t let that happen! That’s why I made an application, not particularly originally, called “Deep Breathing Exercises“.
I wanted a simple, intuitive tool with which I would be able to do my breathing exercises when I have few minutes to spare (which would, otherwise, probably be spent on something stupid). Similar apps do exist on app stores, but using them means that you must first install them on your smart devices. In addition, desktop users are neglected – I’m still yet to find an appropriate, free, interactive app to do my workouts on desktop (I strongly believe that people working on computers from 9 to 5, crave for something like this, even they might not be aware yet). Personally, I am not a fan of YouTube videos with guided meditations either, and I am also aware that textual descriptions of exercises are a bit dull.
So, I made an app that doesn’t require any installation, user registration or similar.
To cut the story short, visit this link to try this app.
Here’s a bit more detailed description. First, ‘Deep Breathing Exercises’ is a HTML5 app, which means that if you can read this article, you already have everything you need to use it. It’s free to use, with a few nonintrusive promo links in it (I hope you understand).
Here’s how the main menu looks like:
On the main screen, you have a drop-down list from which you can select one of the 7 offered breathing exercises (Square, 4-7-8, Equal, Pursued Lips Breathing …)
Below is a slider (covered with drop-down list on this screenshot, but believe me, it is there) with which you can adjust the length of the session from 1 to 15 minutes.
Further below is a blue colored shape that will help you to visualize your breathing. You can change shapes by clicking two nearby arrows (currently there are 5 shapes, maybe I’ll add some more in the future, but that’s not that vital).
Clicking on the shape starts the exercise session. Follow simple instructions and enjoy.
Furthermore, in the main menu, next to the drop-down list, there is an arrow facing right. Click on it to enter the screen where you can see and, if you want, adjust the duration of each segment of the breathing cycle (inhalation, exhalation and two breaks in between). This is not necessary since techniques are already adjusted to recommended values, but, if you feel like experimenting – go ahead. You can always reset all settings to default.
App saves any changes you make, including the selected breathing mode and your favorite shape, so you don’t have to repeat the procedure every time.
The ‘Breathing Shop‘ button is a shortcut to the page on this website where I listed some recommended breathing and stress-relief related products.
‘Deep Breathing Exercises App’ is a simple, intuitive and free tool to do deep breathing exercises when you have few minutes to spare. No need to install anything or to register. Just start it.
I hope the app will appeal to you and you will want to visit it frequently. To make it easier, I recommend that you place shortcuts to the application on the home page of your device. Here are several ways to do this, depending on the devices and programs for browsing the Internet you are using. I will mention some popular options.
For Chrome browser on your desktop computer, do this (while on the app page):
- Click ‘3 dots’ button, at the top right of the screen under the Chrome ‘close’ button (red ‘x’)
- Go to ‘More Tools’ and point on ‘Add to Desktop’
- In the final step, you can keep the offered options (application name) and click ‘Add’.
For Safari on iPhones:
- Click on the Share options button (the box from which the arrow appears)
- Find “Add to Home Screen” (button with the + sign) and tap on it.
- Confirm your selection by clicking ‘Add’ at the top of the screen.
For Chrome browser on Android devices:
- Like with the Chrome for desktop, tap ‘3 dots’ in the top right corner
- Select ‘Add to Homescreen’ from the drop-down list. That’s it.
Dear webmasters, you are free to link to this application or to iframe it from my site. In the latter case, adjust the frame dimensions to make it fit the layout of your site. Some WordPress themes may not support this, so, in cases like this it’s safer to simply leave a link to the app (I’ll be grateful!)
Iframe code looks like this:
<iframe src=”//deepbreathingexercises.com/app/” style=”border:0px #ffffff none;” name=”Deep Breathing Exercises App” scrolling=”no” frameborder=”0″ marginheight=”0px” marginwidth=”0px” height=”600px” width=”450px” allowfullscreen></iframe><br /><br />Developed by <a href=’//deepbreathingexercises.com/’>DeepBreathingExercises.com</a>.
I’d be glad to hear you feedback, so, whether you like this app or not, feel free to contact me.