To take full advantage of our inborn aquatic abilities, we need to learn how to use our body in a slightly different way than we might be used to. A great deal of focus in freediving is placed on conditioning the respiratory muscles. When used properly, the goal of some of these exercises is actually to create a permanent change in your physiology in order to become a better freediver.
For many, hitting the 40-year-old mark can be a milestone; Excited for a new decade, reflection on the previous decade, and finally, realizing the clock is still ticking … However you view it, it is a reality many freedivers and spearfishers come to. So how do you deal with it?