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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Fitness for Scuba: Exercises for All Ages

SARCOPENIA IS A NATURAL MUSCLE LOSS (atrophy) due to aging. Periods of inactivity due to injury, illness, or a busy life can accelerate this process. Individuals over the age of 65 are particularly …

Lower-Back Pain Prevention

Back pain can ruin a dive vacation quickly. Perform these back-friendly stretches to keep your core happy and healthy. Get the back stretches now.

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Maintaining Fitness on a Liveaboard

Vacations are supposed to be relaxing and fun, but if you feel up to it, you can certainly squeeze in some quick and effective workouts. Follow these instructions and exercises for a workout fit for a liveaboard.

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Spine Health

LOWER BACK PAIN is one of the most common medical complaints. Estimates are that more than 500 million individuals worldwide experience lower back pain, making it the leading cause of disability. It is important to focus on good posture, strong core muscles, healthy weight, and a balanced range of motion front to back and left […]

Fitness Myth or Fitness Fact?

Myths are pervasive, especially in the fitness industry. Can you spot fact from fiction in this list of common beliefs in the fitness realm? The right facts can help you reach your goals.

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Swim Training for Scuba Divers

Swimming has plenty of benefits for scuba divers, including keeping cardiovascular health in tip-top shape. Read more about swimming for scuba divers and glean an example pool workout.

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Foam Rolling for Recovery

RECOVERY IS AN ESSENTIAL ASPECT OF TRAINING. Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) can happen 24 to 48 hours after a workout, and divers don’t want to be distracted by DOMS during their next dive. To improve muscle imbalances, relax muscles, increase mobility, and reduce soreness, try foam rolling. Foam rolling is a form of self-myofascial […]

Exercises to Reduce & Prevent Knee Pain

Knee aches and discomfort are a pain in the joint. With proper exercises and awareness, you can reduce and prevent knee pain to help you dive and live your best life.

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Fighting Father Time

You can keep your body young — physiologically speaking. Follow these lifestyle and workout tips to help reverse Father Time with the end goal to keep you diving for years to come.

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