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Uba Project Equalisation Tool Review

The Uba Project equalisation tool is an ingenious device to show you how much pressure you need to equalise, but what technique you are using. From the Frenzel equalisation technique, to the mouthfill, constant pressure, reverse packing and more, you can see where you're going right, what needs improvement and can practice at any time away from the water. So how does it work, why do you need one, and is it worth the money? Here's our comprehensive review of the Uba Project equalisation tool.

2019-03-20T10:35:04+00:00

David Mellor – Freediving Training Diary – Black Outs in Freediving Competitions

Welcome to the not-so-secret freediving training diary of David Mellor! Last time we looked at the venue and competition schedule for David's first competition this year. This time we learn about David's first ever black out - how it happened and what he has learned from it.

2019-03-18T10:20:49+00:00

David Mellor – Freediving Training Diary – National Pool Freediving Championships

Welcome to the not-so-secret freediving training diary of David Mellor! Last time David talked about his training and exercise routine - and made us all exhausted in the process. This week we talk to David about his freediving diet and pre-competition preparation. Find out what he eats and and why eggs don't feature much in his freediving diet! David also talks about how he prepares himself ahead of a competition 

2019-03-03T20:13:21+00:00

What to think about during a static apnea breath hold

When we hold our breath we need to control our mind. With the freediving discipline of static apnea you are not physically moving so there is little to distract from the urge to breathe. Read more to discover the secrets to taming your thoughts and extending your static apnea breath hold.

2019-02-26T11:15:27+00:00

Breast Cancer Treatment and Breath Holding

Breath hold training has been used as part of radiation therapy treatment for breast cancer for some time. Researchers at Birmingham University in the UK, wanted to take it further and find out if longer breath holding could result in safer, longer doses of radiation. Find out more about the study and why it is so important, here.

2019-02-25T09:00:35+00:00

David Mellor – Freediving Training Diary – Diet

Welcome to the not-so-secret freediving training diary of David Mellor! Last time David talked about his training and exercise routine - and made us all exhausted in the process. This week we talk to David about his freediving diet and pre-competition preparation. Find out what he eats and and why eggs don't feature much in his freediving diet! David also talks about how he prepares himself ahead of a competition 

2019-02-21T15:07:29+00:00

David Mellor – Freediving Training Diary – Training and Exercises

Last time David talked about his dynamic training and why listening to your body is so important. This week we follow a typical training week in the life of David. We look at the training and exercises he is doing to ensure he is the best form possible for the upcoming competitions. So, if you were thinking about a career change to being an international freediving competitor, then check out the training and exercises David is doing, to see what’s involved.

2019-02-12T13:11:20+00:00

David Mellor – Freediving Training Diary -Dynamic Training

Welcome to the not-so-secret freediving training diary of David Mellor! Last time David talked about his pool training, achieving personal bests and why it is important to surround yourself with focused, motivated people when training. This week we follow David as he works through Dynamic Training in the pool.

2019-02-14T08:41:30+00:00

David Mellor – Freediving Training Diary – Personal Bests

Welcome to the not-so-secret freediving training diary of David Mellor! Last time, we interviewed David about his plans for 2019 and how he hopes to improve on his freediving personal best in ALL 6 DISCIPLINES. Well, it looks like he is already on his way to achieving just that! Check out his amazing video and find out his thoughts on his progress so far!

2019-02-14T08:34:36+00:00