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3 tips to save air while scuba diving
Greg - 6/20/2013 7:43 AM
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3 tips to save air while scuba diving1. Go Slow

Move, jerky movements increase resistance underwater.

Breath slowly...inhale for around 5 seconds, exhale for around 7 seconds. Get used to breathing slowly and you will not have to count.

2. Stay Warm

Diving un-insulated causes your body to release heat into the water. This increases your metabolism and oxygen-burn rates. Wear proper exposure protection depending on the water temp.

3. Reduce Drag

Reduce drag by being properly weighted and have all gear clipped in and close to your body. Use your fins for movement, keeping your arms mainly at your side or crossed. Using your arms increases resistance in the water.


m8knbubbles - 6/22/2013 12:25 PM
SCUBAFOX - 6/21/2013 7:29 AM
I am going to add to progrower that staying well hydrated cures alot of diving related problems. So thanks for that reminder.
Eric_R - 6/20/2013 8:06 PM
Be well hydrated before each dive.
Rich-D-Fish - 6/20/2013 7:51 AM
Great advice.
Greg - 6/20/2013 8:52 AM
Short, sweet, and to the point.