Posts with the tag “apnea”
Freedive with Psoriatic arthritis
August 10th, 2022
Metotrexate intake could put your student at a further risk for its side effects which includes lung tocixity and myelotoxicity. Hence you need to have your student’s fit to dive necessarily verified...
The Joys and Challenges of the Deep
July 8th, 2022
This year the CMAS Freediving Outdoor World Championship was held in Kas, Turkey. It was a great spot because of its marine environment and sea conditions which are very important when making challeng...
Looking into the lungs
November 18th, 2021
When I started reading about breath-hold research, I realized that nobody had shown that a breath-holding human could conserve oxygen. There were, however, discussions about oxygen-conserving effects ...
Pregnant and Still Freediving
May 8th, 2021
I thought becoming pregnant when I had so many things I still wanted to put in place was a complication, but actually, it really hasn’t been...
Women in Diving: Zandile Ndhlovu, The Black Mermaid
August 19th, 2020
Zandile Ndhlovu recently became South Africa’s first Black PADI Freediving Instructor. She is based in Johannesburg and completed her qualifying dives at Miracle waters nears Brits. She also started h...
Women in Diving: Diving and spearfishing Diva, Jean Hattingh
August 13th, 2020
Spearfishing extraordinaire Jean Hatting talks about her experiences of diving and spearfishing....
Women in Diving: Beth Neale, Aqua soul of freediving
August 13th, 2020
Despite her first real freedive experience being in a freezing quarry with zero visibility, she loved it! When she moved back home to South Africa, she fell more deeply in love with the underwater wor...
The New Pointy end of Diving
May 11th, 2020
Freediving is now the fastest growing segment of diving and is attracting a new audience of people who love the water and are into fitness, self-improvement and mind-body awareness — in addition to th...
June 12th, 2019
Freediving instructors will encourage you to push yourself and perform outside of your comfort levels, but you should never feel pressured into doing something you do not want to do....
Zeljko Dujic: Finding his niche in Breath-hold Research
April 4th, 2019
At the forefront of the field, Dujic continues to study the body’s physiological responses to breath-hold diving. Both divers and patients with conditions such as sleep apnea and diabetes benefit from...
Taravana: Fact or Falacy?
May 30th, 2018
The condition, known as “taravana” amongst pearl divers of the Tuamotus (a chain of islands and atolls in French Polynesia), has increasingly become accepted as a unique form of DCI ...
Breath-hold diving: Running on reserve -Part 5
May 11th, 2018
Our human design was not specifically intended for the aquatic environment. We flaunt this idea regularly and impetuously for our own gain or enjoyment. During breath-hold diving, the alien environmen...
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