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THE TRICK TO GETTING MORE TIME OUT OF YOUR TANKS

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THE TRICK TO GETTING MORE TIME OUT OF YOUR TANKS

THE TRICK TO GETTING MORE TIME OUT OF YOUR TANKS By Roy Cabalo We hear the question all the time from new divers and in some cases seasoned divers as well – How do I get more time out of my cylinder?  The usual answers include “relax” or “it’ll come with time and experience” or “count through your breaths,” just to throw a few out there. However, we rarely take the extra time to explain Diaphragmatic Breathing. Diaphragmatic what???  Diaphragmatic breathing is sometimes referred to as Abdominal or Belly Breathing. It’s the scientific solution for effective oxygen exchange in the body, a...

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DO YOU VISUALIZE YOUR DIVE?

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DO YOU VISUALIZE YOUR DIVE?

DO YOU VISUALIZE YOUR DIVE? By Roy Cabalo I often see divers plan their dives but wonder how many are visualizing their dives. Visualizing your dive and dive planning are not the same thing. Visualization is nothing new. Professional athletes practice it before critical plays. Business professionals do so before important meetings. Military leaders employ it before important operations. Not just planning In dive planning, you’re doing just that planning. You look at factors such as depth, time, temperature, topography, current, weather and the purpose for your dive. Dive planning is looking at the important details that are critical to...

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