“ Anything that I've never done, whether it's jumping off cliffs or skydiving, I need to incorporate my visualization and Breathwork techniques” - Dre Nuzum
As a two-time competitor on American Ninja Warrior, Dre illuminates the mental and physical discipline required to excel in such a demanding sport. His journey on the show serves as a backdrop for exploring how focused breathing techniques can enhance performance and decision-making under pressure.
I encourage you to listen to the podcast; here are my biggest takeaways:
Dre's story on how he used the 5-5-7 breath to stay composed when his parachute failed to open shows us how the breath truly is the difference maker in these dangerous moments.
Dre lives a lifestyle where he's constantly pushing his boundaries of what's been done before. His protocol before attempting anything new involves visualization of that task.