Posts with the tag “dive-fitness”
Building Better Balance
March 26th, 2022
Most activities that keep you on your feet naturally help you maintain balance, but the targeted exercises in this circuit can further improve your stability. These unilateral exercises isolate each s...
Introduction to Swim Fitness
November 19th, 2021
Maintaining a balance of physical, social and emotional wellness has become a challenge for many in the age of COVID-19.Exercising in water can increase cardiac function, reduce blood pressure and imp...
Finding Your Fitness
November 19th, 2021
Recreational scuba diving is generally categorized as moderate physical activity, but circumstances can make it high intensity. For reference, other examples of moderate activity are a brisk walk on a...
Exercising After a Break
July 29th, 2021
There is no perfect time for a workout, and you have to balance all your daily requirements, but people who plan for and prioritize exercise are more successful in the long run. Plan for your workout ...
Aqua Pool Noodle Exercises
April 1st, 2021
Exercising in water can be a great way to mix up your routine. The water supports your body and ensures low impact despite intense exercise. The effects of gravity are less profound in the water, so y...
Diving After a Stroke
March 4th, 2021
Carefully weigh your return to diving, and assess the risk versus reward. No studies are available that address if the areas of your brain damaged by your stroke will be more susceptible to decompress...
Step Exercises with Cardio
October 18th, 2020
Considered a form of preventative medicine by the American College of Sports Medicine, exercise has a wide range of positive physical, mental and cognitive benefits. This timed program is designed to ...
July 3rd, 2020
Among the possible reasons for sticking with a program involving a partner may be the fun, accountability, motivation or pre-planning to prioritise in an otherwise busy schedule....
Cardiovascular Disease and Diving
March 28th, 2020
Medication side effects may be a concern for diving, but the underlying diagnosis should be the focus when deciding someone’s fitness to dive. Cardiovascular conditions need careful evaluation that ma...
No Sit-ups no problem
February 3rd, 2020
To avoid an increased risk of decompression sickness, DAN® recommends that divers avoid strenuous exercise for 24 hours after making a dive. ...
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