Fitness, Exercises and Scuba Diving

To start a course for scuba diving does not require any special knowledge. What you really need is a relatively good physical condition. Diving lessons are very fun and enjoyable, but they require a level of physical fitness. You just need to include daily exercise in your life, to possess this accomplishment. This article provides information about diving exercises and how to get stronger lungs, as well as greater stamina.

Clear your mind from everything you already know about athletes because the exercises for scuba diving are way more simple and easier. These exercises will help you get strength, power and flexibility. You will gain the physical condition you need before you get into the water.

Cardio Exercises

Fitness, Exercises and Scuba DivingCardio exercises are effective in improving your heart function and also in weight loss. They help circulate oxygen in the blood and strengthen the muscles too. Make the cardio exercises, a life routine. You can practice with gadgets and machines, or outdoors by doing brisk walking, running, jogging, cycling and swimming.  All personal trainers, athletes and doctors agree on the positives of these simple exercises. While in a gym, you can train yourself through a lot of machines for cardiac exercises.

Yoga and meditation

Fitness, Exercises and Scuba DivingYoga and meditation is the best way to learn how to control your breath. It helps greatly, as scuba diving requires very slow breathing. It does not need a lot of knowledge to succeed in yoga or meditation, but surely the supervision of an instructor or a trainer would help. All you have to do is relax and concentrate on your breathing in slow and regular tempo. Examine your power and the air that fills your lungs.


Crossfit & Stretching

Fitness, Exercises and Scuba DivingApart from cardiac exercises and yoga/meditation, you could also try CrossFit. CrossFit is a strength training method and the most effective way to get fit. It combines gymnastics with weightlifting and rowing.  CrossFit will also benefit your body. All you need is a gym and a coach. Just be careful cause being too muscular it’s not too good for Scuba Diving.

Make daily stretching at home. Even when you work you can have great advantages. Work with your hands, shoulders, legs and torso. This will give you greater flexibility in your body and you will be ready to swim in the seabed safely.

Have a nice dive!

At the ScubAndros diving centre, we provide Scuba Diving courses and tours. You will find all the necessary equipment you need to buy or rent. Our diving centre is located on the premises of hotel Perrakis on the beautiful beach of Kypri in Andros.

Contact us, to plan a unique exploration trip together with your holidays. Stay at Perrakis Hotel, and you will have a 10% discount on all ScubAndros benefits and our PADI programs. You can also rent all the snorkeling equipment for only 10 € / day.