When people find out I am a freediver, they first ask me how long I can hold my breath, and then how deep I can dive. After they have expressed shock and have shaken their heads, they usually say ‘I could never do that' and proceed to recite a number of complete myths about freediving. I then have to make a detailed rebuttal of their beliefs, and explain that ANYONE could achieve what I have.
Do you experience ear pain when diving? If so, congratulations - you have one of the most commonly reported (and most unwelcome) side effects of diving incorrectly. However, did you know that you should not experience ANY ear pain when diving?Find out why people experience ear pain when diving, and what steps they need to take to be able to dive pain free.
I recently joined Donny at The Freedive Cafe for an second podcast interview about my journey as a freediver. Find out everything about me and my thoughts on freediving, here.
Last year I joined Donny at The Freedive Cafe for an interview about my journey as a freediver. Find out everything about me, freediving and why I am so passionate about it.
The best time to do a freediving course depends on many factors. These factors can range from age, general health, fitness, mental wellbeing, through to location, time of year and even which course providers are available at any given time. If you are wondering when the best time to do a freediving course is for YOU, read this blog.
Find out more about the The Little Book of Happy, Healthy Living - a contributor eBook from 19 different experts, bloggers and writers from the health industry - and why I was so excited to be able to contribute.
Plastic Pollution: So, if we can't live without it, can we live with a little less? Yes, you can reduce your plastic. In very small and simple ways we can revolutionise the way we use (and quickly) dispose of plastic, and it can start from the moment we are born.
Gemma's accident has turned her life upside down and she desperately needs your help now. Find out more about this fantastic diver and prepare to be inspired - and humbled - by her fight, determination and spirit as she battles her injuries and change in circumstances in true Gemma Smith style.
Plastic Oceans is one of our chosen charities for 2017, with this in mind we decided to take a closer look at the impact of ocean plastic pollution and what different industries are doing to curb the impact of this everlasting pollutant.
A fascinating study conducted by researchers from the University of California, San Francisco has discovered something new about lung function - our lungs make blood. So how did they do this, and how does this impact on the health of freedivers?