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Disclaimer

You should consult a physician or other health care provider before participating in XPT’s exercise and fitness programs. There is inherent risk of injury from participating in any exercise or fitness program including ours. This is particularly true for those with high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, Type 1 diabetes, kidney disease, depression and cancer. Do not start our exercise or fitness program if you are pregnant or if your physician or health care provider advises against it. It is your responsibility to participate only in exercise or fitness programs that are appropriate for your current health status. If you experience faintness, dizziness, pain, shortness of breath or physical discomfort at any time while exercising, you should stop immediately. Participating in any exercise program includes risk of injury.  You assume all risks of injury arising from your use of any workout or exercise program or instructions provided [herein].

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The short form Disclaimer above can be used in many ways and in different forms of media. At times, you may want to include the XPT specific warnings below as well as the general disclaimer above.

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Warnings and Safety Precautions About XPT Workouts

Water

As with any form of physical exercise, safety precautions must be taken to ensure the health and safety of all participants. This is particularly important during intense breath hold exercises and any type of water training.

Many breathing techniques cause a significant change in blood gases, which can alter your perception of the need to breathe, leading to blackouts. This can be extremely dangerous if performing exercises before water training.

DO NOT perform extreme breath holds, superventilation techniques, or any breathing methods prior to entering the water. Always perform XPT Water Training exercises under proper supervision, and with a partner for safety.

Breath hold exercises are only suited to people with good health and fitness levels. If you are in any doubt, please refrain from practicing any breath hold exercises until you receive the all-clear from a qualified medical doctor.

 

Exposure

The methods in this [manual] can profoundly improve your health as well as your sports performance, but can be quite dangerous. We strongly encourage using a partner at all times. We also recommend pushing yourself, but extreme discomfort or suffering greatly increases risk and may not enhance outcomes. We encourage you to push your limits, but no need to break a world record on your first attempt. Your goal should be to get slightly better, often. Major jumps in exposure (exercise, cold, etc.) often lead to bad outcomes, so progress appropriately.

These recovery modalities are only suited to persons with good health and fitness levels. If you are in any doubt, please refrain until you receive the all clear from a qualified medical doctor.

Breathing

Applying XPT breathing techniques is a powerful practice. The exercises in this [manual] can profoundly improve your health as well as your sports performance.

Breath hold exercises are only suited to persons with good health and fitness levels. If you are in any doubt, please refrain from practicing breath hold exercises until you receive the all-clear from a qualified medical doctor.

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