Minimal equipment and lack of any restrictions in time, depth and actions – this is freediving.
Freediving diving technique
There are a few tips for those who have decided to engage in freediving .:
It is easiest to dive at night (this is due to the metabolism, which decreases at night);
while swimming do not throw your head back, it increases resistance and is detrimental to blood flow through the arteries;
You should dive in a state of mental equilibrium; mental load is especially contraindicated, as it affects muscle tone;
Clothing for diving must match the time of year and weather.
The day before diving you should not consume alcohol, fatty and protein foods. The reason is that the body takes a long time to digest these products, and alcohol has a detrimental effect on all vital processes in the body. If you do not load the liver and relax as much as possible, the metabolism will decrease and oxygen consumption will fall;
Before diving you should take four deep breaths and four maximal exhalations;
If you feel the urge to take a breath, start surfacing;
Practice more often, but don’t forget to leave time for relaxation. Use the special flippers ..
Free diving breathing practice
Depending on the circumstances, you breathe from 20 to 100 times per minute. В Freediving that luxury doesn’t exist. Therefore, in order to practice freediving, you have to constantly train your body. The goal is to stay on a minimum amount of oxygen for a long time.
In order to do this, you have to be able to adapt. One of the most effective ways to train freedivers is to use yoga exercises.
You can practice in different ways. For example, lying face down in the water, breathing through a tube, slowly turn off control of your body. Let the water take over. Swim slowly and smoothly, this way the minimum amount of oxygen will be consumed.
Try not to create too much resistance to the water flow. And minimize the work of the brain. In general, freediving technique is based on mental relaxation during apnea. It’s also all about breathing. Inhalation begins with the relaxation of the abs.
After that, the air enters the lower parts of the chest. Then in the middle and in the upper. The shoulders are pulled back. The exhalation is done in reverse order.
Take the time to train and meditate and you are sure to succeed.