A lot of people think that Freediving is a dangerous sport. People wonder why you would want to hold your breath is something fun to do. It is actually more than just that. When you free dive, you are not only challenging your physical strength but it also helps you build mental strength. It can help you clear your mind over a very stressful week, and boosts self-confidence. Here are more reasons why you should go and try freediving. (image source)
Freediving is a fun way to release stress.
Freediving is an underwater yoga. You can’t free dive without relaxing your body. You need to do preparation breaths before you totally soak your whole head underwater. Breathing techniques before diving is a form of Yoga. It will work best if you also meditate while holding your breath to decrease your heart rate and to not spend too much oxygen underwater.
Freediving is safe.
Because of ocean water’s buoyancy force, you will always float faster than you could imagine. In reality, you do not need to worry about getting outside the ocean’s surface, your true problem is how you will sink underwater. All you need to do is follow just one rule: never dive alone, and you are good to go.
Freediving is good exercise, especially for your joints.
One of the major benefits of freediving is it efficiently circulates oxygen to all parts of your body, and that it exercises your injury, swollen joints, without pain underwater.
Freediving will make you feel free.
The average depth of the ocean is about 3688 meters. You can dive as much as you want, no limits. It is so spacious that you can swim all around it. You can see everything from above and can set where you want to go. You can stretch your body in any way possible, and you will be more flexible than you think you could.