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Yeah, I don’t think either that I should start experimenting with these ”new” techniques when I am diving alone. I should stick with the techniques that has worked just fine for me for many, many years. All though I could consider cutting down on my breathing techniques before a dive, trying to keep it down to one breath!Definitely not for somebody like Tuboludo with no tuition, no buddy and some.... questionable ideas about physiology etc.
This is how I will try doing it on my next dives and then see how it goes (bottom time etc.) Right now the water temperature is 0.0 and – 0,4 degrees (32 - 31 degrees Fahrenheit) in the area where I usually go diving. We are having a hard winter at the moment here in Denmark. They say that temperatures might start rising again tomorrow. We shall see. One thing is for sure, when the water is this cold; it won’t be spending long time in the ocean if it hasn’t frozen up on me?!I've read up on the breath up thingy. Decided I should just try and see the difference. Conclusion is. With just doing relaxed belly breathing, followed up by 1 big relaxed inhale -> relaxed exhale (fully) -> final breath I have better performances than doing any type of other breathups.
Here's my shit storm - I have no direct experience with what you are doing tuboludo - but I think any effect you might have at the surface in the the moments after surfacing will be long gone and not have any influence at all after 4 minutes of a relaxed breath up. Your inhaling and packing and holding might effect your immediate recovery, but after 4 minutes those effects will be long gone. But if you like what you are doing and you believe it gives you a better dive experience - then go for it.