Category: Health

Health New to Scuba Training

How Often Should You Scuba Dive?

If you’ve caught the diving bug, you likely want to get in the water every day. But if that isn’t an option, how often should you scuba dive to keep your skills fresh?

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Dive Vertigo
Health Training

Top Tips for Managing Dive Vertigo

Dive vertigo is an extremely unpleasant sensation. What’s the best way to avoid it or manage it if vertigo strikes when you’re underwater?

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Scuba Diving as Meditation
Health New to Scuba Training

Scuba Diving as Meditation

Many non-divers think of scuba as extreme. But many of us already hooked on the sport think of scuba diving as meditation.

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Scuba Diving and Altitude
Health New to Scuba Training

Training Fundamentals: Scuba Diving and Altitude

You must exercise particular care when mixing scuba diving and altitude. Why is that? And how can altitude affect your dive trip?

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New stuff
Common Dolphin Species

Five Common Dolphin Species

Dolphins are among everyone’s favorite marine animals, living in all the world’s oceans. Here are five of the most common dolphin species
by Hélène Reynaud
Technical Diving

The ABCDs of Technical Diving

The foundational ABCDs of technical diving — Awareness, Buoyancy control, Communications and Discipline — are vitally important on every dive.
by Yvonne Press
Sea Star

Marine Species: Sea Star

It’s always exciting to find one while beach combing, but the question often arises: what’s the difference between a starfish and a sea star?
by Guest Author
Solo Diving

Do Solo Diving and Technical Diving Mix?

Mention solo diving to any group of divers and you’ll get a strong reaction. But what about solo diving and technical diving — do they ever mix? And if so, how do you stay safe?
by Yvonne Press