There are many different types of sports and workouts that we try to practice in order to improve our health, become stronger and get in shape.
But, do you know if freediving is a sport or a workout?
What is the difference?
What are its benefits?
Can anyone practice it?
Is Freediving easy to learn?
Is special equipment required?
Well, we will help you to discover the difference.
First, what is Freediving?
Freediving includes the application of different techniques, including breathing exercises, diving skills, and more.
As soon as you start practicing Freediving you will apply all your inner control, concentration, strength, and discipline.
You will dive into the water while holding your breath, first at a pool and later on as soon as you get more and more confident you will do it into the sea.
Well, but Freediving is a sport or a workout…
The freediving concept is easily puzzling.
The reason is that some people practice it professionally and others just apply it as a kind of training to improve their performance in other sports.
Thus we have that Freediving is a sport, in fact, it is considered a recreational and competitive sport.
Ok, but Do you know why freediving is a sport?
Well, Freediving is a sport, because it is considered a physical activity, well organized that compels a set of rules and organized competitions.
And when is a competition involved, any workout turns into a sport.
But, at the same time, you can practice freediving as a wonderful workout if you do it for fun.
And it is a wonderful complement for other sports such as Surf.
Any surfer should practice Freediving to boost performance and be able to handle sturdy waves better.
Freediving is a sport full of benefits…
What you get from practicing Freediving is awesome.
You manage your breath, control it, concentrate and focus your mind and body to get a perfect balance.
Stopping the urge to breathe and release the air allows to lower stress levels and anxiety.
Just the fact of being underwater is amazing and relaxing.
Even after the workout, you feel relaxed and calm.
Physically you make your lungs stronger and healthier, your heart becomes also robust and the heartbeats diminish as well.
Who can practice it?
It can be practiced by anyone, but of course, you need some guidance.
Freediving is great for anyone and full of benefits for your body and mind.
It is a great opportunity to challenge yourself and become healthier and stronger.
As we said at the beginning of the article it can even save your life in an aquatic threatening situation.
Talking about the equipment you need, it may vary depending on the kind of training you are getting.
The most important element to practice Freediving is, of course, your body.
But there are some other things you might require.
A Freediving mask is better than a scuba mask because it is lighter, you might also need neoprene socks and gloves, Weights, and a safety lanyard.
Freediving is a sport easy to learn but you need the best instructors
Learning Freediving at Perfect Sunset School is the best decision, here you´ll learn everything you need to know to challenge yourself.
Perfect Sunset School is located in Playa Hermosa Santa Teresa. It is the most stunning beach, we count on everything you need to become proficient with this sport.
We will also help you to discover what happens inside and outside your body, physically and psychologically.
Our experienced trainers will help you to know how to be calmer and under control during wipeouts or stressful situations underwater.
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