TRY THESE EXERCISES TO REDUCE STRESS AND STAY CENTERED. Managing stress can be hard to do with the chaotic fast pace of our everyday lives inside the gym or out. Practicing proper breathing techniques are fundamental to managing stress and remaining centered mentally and physically. Even in the most hectic or calm environemnt sometimes we need to stop and just breathe to regain a little mental clarity. "For patients, the value of good breathing techniques can be phenomenal."