Often used to help divers dial in their buoyancy in the pool, hula hoops can improve a diver’s fitness when used on land as well.
When considering the subject of fitness and diving, it’s important debunk inaccurate information and avoid myths.
Circuit training is a great way to gradually improve your fitness level in preparation for dive season.
Performed on an exercise ball, the pike abdominal and push up target the chest and abdominals, and have many benefits for divers.
Dive Damai and DAN Asia-Pacific are proud to announce a collaboration to provide guests on their yachts with short-term insurance — free of charge.
Anyone who has taken an advanced scuba course is familiar with the term “nitrogen narcosis,” but what exactly does it mean, and how can it affect you?
Good flexibility is important for everyone, not just divers. But for us, it translates into freedom of movement and increased comfort underwater.
So, you don’t want to eat your vegetables? If we told you that the nutritional benefits of green foods extend your diving pursuits, you just might learn to appreciate the color green in a whole new way.
Reduce your risk of decompression illness by timing your exercise properly.
Getting outdoors and exploring nature topside is one of the best ways divers can condition and strengthen their bodies for diving.
The stresses of the underwater environment and use of scuba equipment can reduce a diver’s breathing capacity by as much as 40 percent of that on the surface. What’s the best way for divers to stay heart healthy and maintain even breath?
Divers know our reefs are under threat, but you can help protect them (and yourself) every time you apply sunscreen by using Stream2Sea. Here are the top five reasons it should be your sunscreen go-to.
There is still a lot of discussion among researchers about the variables and specifics of how cocoa works positively on cardiovascular health, physical performance, and reducing risks of DCS, but it does.
What’s the best way to eat healthy? Break up your day into three-hour segments and plan your food according to what activities you’ll be involved in during that window.
The New Year is always full of resolutions, and presents a fresh opportunity to commit to fitness for an active, diving lifestyle — the sooner scuba divers start exercising, the better.
Think of it as the surface of the ever-moving ocean, shifting sand and rocks, or the deck of a dive boat. Standing, sitting, pressing or kneeling on a BOSU ball is great practice for the above scenarios.
The holidays can be perilous when it comes to following the see-food diet — we see food, we eat it. But as divers, it’s important to maintain a certain level of health, even during the holidays when we may not be diving as much.
Eating from a healthy bowl helps give divers energy to fuel diving activity without going overboard on calories. Satisfying your post-dive hunger begins before you splash in with these refreshing ideas for delicious and hearty meals that you can prepare at home and on vacation.