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Dec 24, 2004
i was wondering if anyone can answer this. when i inhale through my nose, my lungs seem to fill up more quick than inhaling through my mouth. i did a static today of 3:15(45 seconds less than my personal best) i did my breath up through my nose, could this be why i lost 45 seconds???? im i doing my breath up incorrect??? please sombody help.
During inhalation (respiraton) cycle you need the greatest volume in the shortest time, so inhalation via the mouth is definately the reccommended procedure, (I was taught that way by Aharon and MT). The exhalation can be done through the nose, although this is not a must, it's more of a refinement of the learned technique. In water some folks might exhale their penultimate breath through their nose, this has the added advantage of equalising the mask prior to the freedive...
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