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J.Mols

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In a previous post I saw E. Fattah's message about fire breathing. Can I have a precise description? In what is it different from common hyperventilation?
Do you use it for static, dynamic, constant?

Thanks
 

Johan

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my experience of fire breathing comes from Kundalini yoga. they have an exersice wher you breath as deep and as fast as you can for a number of minutes. this makes your chest feel like its on fire...
...if this is the same fire breathing as Erik Fattah talked about, I can't say.
it is very effective as hyperventilation but it also makes you tired, so i dont know how effective it would be for a freediver...

Johan
 

Bill

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"breath as deep and as fast as you can for a number of minutes. this makes your chest feel like its on fire... "

On my two best statics (wet and dry), I did two or three warm up statics ending with 5:15 and 5:30, one half minute recover, one minute (6) of 75% ventilations and 2 1/2 minutes (about 50) of these super ventilations. When it works it's great but, when it doesn't, things get bad in a hurry. The last time I tried this prep was scary. A hard, deep and long blackout. Now if my prep is rushed I will use a max of 5 hyper ventillations.
There was also a reference to breathing fire. On that web page they described breathing out forcefully and relaxing, about two times per second (no inhale). I've experimented with this for 10-15 seconds and it seems to have a calming effect, especially on deep dives.
Bill
 
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