Weight Training for Better Diving

Dive gear is heavy, but with weight training, you can gain strength and continue to dive. Learn exercises that will boost your overall fitness to dive.

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My Aching Back

Approximately eight out of 10 people will be affected by back pain over the course of their lives. This can have a profound impact on overall quality of life. Common activities of daily life may become painful. Affected individuals may become less active in general and spend less time participating in recreational pursuits such as […]

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Group Fitness at the Pool

Group fitness classes are appealing to many — but add a little water for a splash of fun! Discover some great pool fitness classes to boost health and performance.

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High-Intensity Interval Training

Rev up your training with high-intensity interval training sessions! What’s the big deal? Learn more about these strength-building sessions. It’s time to hit it!

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Introducing Battle Ropes

Slam them, shake them, jump over them. The options are pretty limitless when it comes to battle ropes. They are a dynamic piece of fitness equipment.

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Core Quickie

Core muscles are incredibly important for everyday activities, but also for scuba diving. A stronger core reduces the risk of injury when lifting dive gear and it promotes years of pain-free diving. Learn more great core exercises.

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Aqua Pool Noodle Exercises

Exercising in water can be a great way to mix up your routine. The water supports your body
and ensures low impact despite intense exercise. The effects of gravity are less profound in the water, so you can have an increased range of motion and move in different directions than on land without falling. Water also offers resistance that activates your core muscles for stability, which is beneficial when maneuvering during diving. An added benefit for divers is practicing comfort and control in the water.

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Natural Movement

Natural-movement exercises force large muscle groups to work simultaneously to perform a task through a full range of motion. Learn more about the joy of natural movement and score a bodyweight workout.

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Predive Warm-Up

A predive warm-up is incredibly important to prepare your body for the task of diving. Learn a selection of warm-up moves specifically for divers. They will help ward off any physical injury.

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I Need to Get in Shape: Where Do I Start?

Fitness programs run the gamut there is no “best” way to exercise. It’s important to tailor a program to you needs, abilities, likes and your body. Here are six steps to start a fitness program.

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