Are you good with apnea?

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Are you good with apnea?

Postby Shine_Spirit » Fri Mar 10, 2017 1:16 am

How long can you stay under the water?

I have never tried to measure the depth of the places where I've dived (but it's on my list because I really have that curiosity), but when it comes about the time that I can't breathe under the water my best mark was 2 minutes and 15 seconds.

I think I can get an even better brand because I'm good doing apnea. It's just a matter of training. 8-)
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Re: Are you good with apnea?

Postby woodstock » Fri Mar 10, 2017 11:11 am

It's an interesting challenge. Not sure if there are many people having tried this. I just know the average time one can stay should be around 45s,.... it should be alright for everyone if you can try hard. For myself I've been doing this for a period of time for life guard training and I managed to make a 1min swimming at the pool bottom.

2 minutes and 15 seconds is a super impressive result to me!!!!

BTW, I just did a random search and found this website for apnea training, fun!
http://www.apneaaustralia.com.au/

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Re: Are you good with apnea?

Postby Shine_Spirit » Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:24 am

woodstock wrote:It's an interesting challenge. Not sure if there are many people having tried this. I just know the average time one can stay should be around 45s,.... it should be alright for everyone if you can try hard. For myself I've been doing this for a period of time for life guard training and I managed to make a 1min swimming at the pool bottom.

2 minutes and 15 seconds is a super impressive result to me!!!!

BTW, I just did a random search and found this website for apnea training, fun!
http://www.apneaaustralia.com.au/


Thank you. ;) It really is an excellent result... But it was very difficult (I mean... a lot) to get to that level.

I've been swimming since I was a child (but precisely since I was 7) and since then I've never stopped. Of all the sports I practice, the aquatics are always the ones that catch my eyes and are always the ones that challenge me the most.

I think I'm like Aquaman or someone like him. :lol:
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Re: Are you good with apnea?

Postby Decentlady » Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:43 am

I am quite poor at surviving without oxygen lol. It must be few seconds, I have never really counted.

It has been very long since I last swam. When it was more of a routine I was getting better at most stuff but now I think it will be like starting from square one.

I will be like a fish out of water when underwater! :)

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Re: Are you good with apnea?

Postby kamai » Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:43 am

I am so scared to drown so I don't last more than 15 seconds underwater as I get super anxious under. Drowning ia actually one of my biggeat fears so when I do go swimming I like to make sure it's not a dangerous place or there are lifeguards around. 2 minutes and 15 seconds is pretty impressive as I have known of swimmers who only last 1 minute and a half.

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Re: Are you good with apnea?

Postby tony » Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:16 am

The fact is I am not too good with water activities. This include swimming, I tend to stylishly avoid these kind of activities. Sure I am not good with apnea. I didn't actually do many activities involving water during my active s-ports days

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Re: Are you good with apnea?

Postby Shine_Spirit » Wed Jul 12, 2017 9:10 am

tony wrote:The fact is I am not too good with water activities. This include swimming, I tend to stylishly avoid these kind of activities. Sure I am not good with apnea. I didn't actually do many activities involving water during my active s-ports days


I can understand your situation because I have a friend who is very much like you in that respect. But just for curiosisty: Have you looked for some way to try this barrier? Or is that something that doesn't bother you too much?

In the case of my friend, it was a trauma related to a near drowning when he was a teenager. He ended up needing a psychologist to beat the water barrier. Nowadays, he a very good swimmer.
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Re: Are you good with apnea?

Postby Alexandoy » Wed Jul 12, 2017 11:15 am

I have read in one medical article that holding your breath for longer than 1 minute is very possible. All you need is full concentration and, of course, practice in doing it. You don't learn it overnight because controlling your breathing also depends on the strength of your lungs. But if you can stay underwater for 1 minute then probably you can do for 2 minutes with the proper training.

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Re: Are you good with apnea?

Postby DR KOKIL AGARWAL » Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:27 pm

I'm very bad in dealing with apnea. Loss if breath always leaves me restless. Though regular hard core cardiovascular workout have helped me in building up my breathing stamina but still there is a very long way to go.


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