PDP 6: Lung Stretches - Beginners
Complete Yoga for Freediving Programme • 12m
This first level of lung stretches is ideal for beginners as it teaches the basic stretch routine, preparing the lungs for the pressure of depths up to around 20-30m. It is recommended to master these stretches before progressing on to the more advanced routines, to strengthen your lung and airway tissue to reduce risk of injury from squeezes. The more you work on your adaptation early on, the better prepared your body will be for greater pressures going forward.
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PDP 7: Lung Stretches - Intermediate
This intermediate lung stretch sequence builds on the first level, increasing the pressure and tension on both the inhale and exhale lung stretches. Divers who are reaching residual volume, ie reaching their frenzel failure depth, should ideally be working with these stretches.
PDP 8: Lung Stretches - Advanced
These advanced lung stretches are for divers who are using the mouthfill and are going to 50m and beyond. The pressure of these deep dives needs to be supported by dry exercises to ensure the lungs are flexible and strong and can handle the increasing pressure without suffering damage. It is advi...
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