• Welcome to the DeeperBlue.com Forums, the largest online community dedicated to Freediving, Scuba Diving and Spearfishing. To gain full access to the DeeperBlue.com Forums you must register for a free account. As a registered member you will be able to:

    • Join over 44,280+ fellow diving enthusiasts from around the world on this forum
    • Participate in and browse from over 516,210+ posts.
    • Communicate privately with other divers from around the world.
    • Post your own photos or view from 7,441+ user submitted images.
    • All this and much more...

    You can gain access to all this absolutely free when you register for an account, so sign up today!

Free Power Lung

Thread Status: Hello , There was no answer in this thread for more than 60 days.
It can take a long time to get an up-to-date response or contact with relevant users.

caymandiver

give me gills!
Joined
Jun 18, 2003
Messages
129
Reaction score
18
Points
0
Age
40
I haven't tried the power lung yet, a couple of people I know got lung infection from it, but I was wondering if it would be the same if you put couple of fingers over your mouth and breath in and out?

I also breath through my nose, a couple of hard inhales, when I run. To me it's a lot harder to breath this way.

Any thoughts on getting the same results without using the device?

Thanks!
 

bam bam

New Member
Joined
Sep 22, 2001
Messages
99
Reaction score
13
Points
0
I found that if I ran and only breathed through my nose and focus on using the diaphram to breath that by the end of a 20min run there was a real burn in that area, which persisted for a few days after. So if you haven't done much diaphramic trainning it may be quite a reasonable method, because if you only use your nose and diaphram, when the demand goes up the diaphram will have to work harder to met the needs. Though if it can't keep up, which it may not at the start, you'll get the benefit of lactic trainning aswell ;-)

Another method, lie on your back place around 1Kg just below you ribs and breath through your nose, once again only use your diaphram. This will lift the mass up and down (on the exhale, control it don't just release it) and will proved an adiquate work out once you find the right mass needed to provied an adiquate resistance.

As with everything work with your body
 

Fert

New Member
Joined
Sep 11, 2003
Messages
21
Reaction score
1
Points
0
I breath through a straw rather than put fingers over my mouth to increase breath's resistance. I think it's just more confortable. A physical educator told me that this is propably the best way he knows to increase the strength of diaphragm. Don't use a straw with large diameter designed for fast consumption.
 
DeeperBlue.com - The Worlds Largest Community Dedicated To Freediving, Scuba Diving and Spearfishing

ABOUT US

ISSN 1469-865X | Copyright © 1996 - 2021 deeperblue.net limited.

DeeperBlue.com is the World's Largest Community dedicated to Freediving, Scuba Diving, Spearfishing and Diving Travel.

We've been dedicated to bringing you the freshest news, features and discussions from around the underwater world since 1996.

ADVERT