Sometimes it's fun to suspend your breathing by submerging your head or your whole body for a while underwater. This is an exercise that can be done successfully by following a few tips. In this article, discover some very useful tips for successful apnea.
Controlling the release and stretching
It is important to understand that to succeed in apnea your mind must be continuously present. For it is the mind that helps you master the release. To keep the mind present, we suggest three methods. First, yoga is a method of being present-minded. The different postures adopted during yoga allow for breath control and improved air intakes. Secondly, breathing also plays a key role in mastering relaxation. Breathing exercises are used to begin a relaxation session to reach a state of total relaxation. Finally, meditation allows the free diver to concentrate and remove stress in order to reach a state of total relaxation. Stretching is also very important for successful apnea. Firstly, stretching the diagram allows you to better experience the contractions. Secondly, stretching the ribcage allows for an increase in lung volume. Finally, stretching the shoulders allows you to be comfortable in a dynamic position for the duration of the breath hold.
Regular exercise and physical preparation
If there is one secret to successful apnea, it is to exercise as much as you can. In fact, there are two mandatory exercises to try for apnea success. Hypercapnic exercises are those based on apnea sequences with a small recovery time. They allow the body to get used to the high presence of CO2. On the other hand, hypoxic exercises are based on apnea sequences with a long recovery time. In addition, physical preparation is required before any apnea can be successful. Cross-country skiing and running are often recommended for apnea preparation. Weight training also helps to develop strength.