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Superfood nettle soup

What could be better after a long cold dive than getting out to a bowl of hot tasty soup? Well, if that soup was also a super healthy, vitamin rich, freediver focused soup, thats how… introducing Nettle Soup! The high levels of antioxidants and Iron makes for a perfect soup for freedivers. Ingredients 500g Nettles (after par-boiling) – ( iron, …

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Book review – The Oxygen Advantage by Patrick McKeown

As part of my journey as a freediver i’m always looking for things that can make my experience easier, more fun and more fulfilling. Don’t get me wrong, i’m not wanting to cut corners in my training but I don’t want to waste my time doing things that don’t get me anywhere . My time, like yours is precious, my …

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Fantastic new educational materials from AIDA – Freediving

AIDA have been in this game for a long time. The creation of AIDA was in response to a sudden increase of interest in the sport, in part due to the 1988 release of the now cult film, “The Big Blue”. People were organising impromptu competitions, training one and other and trying to push their limits despite maybe having no …

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Mahina Mer-Fin review – By Mermaid Em

Having tried out the Mahina Merfin in the UK during our pool based Mermaid courses with great success, we decided to take them along on our annual training trip to Gozo, Malta for use as part of our Mermaid course out there and really put them through their paces. Being made of rubber they are perfect for travelling with as you don’t …

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To be an ambassador for freediving and spearfishing

Why should we even contemplate forcing on ourselves the role of being an ambassador for the sports that we love? The answer is simple… Freediving has for many years now had the outward image of being a sport for superheros…an ego fueled endeavor. Bronzed athletes, strutting and posing for their adoring fans, shooting burning gazes in to the distance, so busy …