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breath hold

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    JPT - Dry static apnea (breath hold) - 50 day progression chart
  2. ArthurFu

    Does fitness benefit STA or no?

    I've been thinking about it in two sides for a long time. On one hand more muscles means more blood so that we carry more oxygen, but on the other hand, we consume more oxygen through them. Is there a clear answer or do we have to find a balance?
  3. ArthurFu

    Contraction Restraint?

    During a chat I learned about a way to restrain contractions in STA or training tables, where we lock our perineum, diaphragm, and epiglottis(maybe glottis). I just saw a free diver doing a CO2 table without obvious contractions. She said at first we may feel tenser controlling the contractions...
  4. dwxc

    Question difference between dry breathe holding and breathe hold under water?

    I just took on a aida2 course and started out freediving recently. So I did some breathe holding training at home, and I really enjoy process of breathe holding at home. And I also feel comfortable holding my breath in swimming pool. However, when it comes to the sea, I just feel...
  5. G

    Question Probably the most newbie question ever...

    Obviously new to freediving. I've been working on improving my breath holds outside of the pool. My question is about the breath holds. I've watched various videos and read various articles. The thing I don't quite get is when to hold the breath - after I breath in or after I breath out. I...
  6. E

    Sudden Gain Loss after Dry Static Practice

    Hi All, After practicing with the Apnea Trainer app for a few days I was able to increase my breath holds from 2:30 to 3:20. In my routine I practice basic pranayama which is counted inhalation, retention and exhalation and after that I would practice three breath holds after doing breathe ups...
  7. N

    Heart fluttering - new diver

    Hi all, I am very new to the scene of free diving and spearfishing. I have found a crew of begginers to spearfish with which is great! We are all learning quickly and are starting to have great results. I am 38 years old and have surfed most of my life. I just have a few begginers questions to...
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