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Question Quit smoking, started freediving. Advice Welcome

Whalebone

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Sep 26, 2018
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I quit smoking 4 weeks ago after smoking for 25 years. Around the same time, I decided to start freediving. Is there anything I should be concerned with having damaged my lungs for so long. Currently 2:30 on static breath holds and 1:30 while diving. Any advice is greatly appreciated.
 

Sholay

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Oct 9, 2018
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Ha! I am exactly where you are. I want freediving be my motivation.
My guess is that it probably only means the progress will be noticeably slower.
Before full commitment I plan to see MD specialized in diving as well as get spirometry.

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