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Post Number:#1  Postby avidiver » Wed Jul 18, 2007 3:34 pm

I am just wondering,  apart from taking Vit C and probably multi vitamin,  is there any other supplements that divers would take?  How about those energy bar and electrolite replenishment sports drinks?

I climbed Mt. Kinabalu 2 yrs ago,  and being in the 30's worried no stamina to naik gunung.  So,  brought along yummy chocolate bars, .... not so yummy energy bars and also some hydration electrolite sports drinks to avoid muscle ache and it is claimed that the nutrients in such drink would help the healing of the muscle.  Nonetheless,  I find that I suffer less ache.... dunno izit the drinks and energy bar is so good or izit because I was fitter THEN.... (see the past tense  :-[ )

So now, just wondering if energy bar and energy drinks helps in diving.  I did experienced leg muscle cramp during OWD.  Some told me to drink more 100 plus to restore the sodium and rehydration to avoid cramp.  

anyone else have any suggestions or taking any extra supplements which helped?
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Post Number:#2  Postby Botak » Wed Jul 18, 2007 4:23 pm

i suggest drink more water to avoid dehydration, do some streching before dive and eat something to maintain energy. And don't be nervous, relax yourself while diving. If not comfortable fighting current, cancel the dive don't push yourself and need no to be shame.
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Re: Any special supplements to take before dive tr

Post Number:#3  Postby John F SeaDemon » Wed Jul 18, 2007 5:13 pm

Nasi lemak and baked beans for me. Preferably with eggs and shallots.
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Re: Any special supplements to take before dive tr

Post Number:#4  Postby kimseng the maverick rogue » Wed Jul 18, 2007 5:24 pm

don't overexert yourself...
muscle craps are usually caused by overstrained muscles. so take it easy. cause working too hard increases bubble retention in your body... some works for after a dive as well...
don't follow the beach boys for beach volleyball after some hardcore diving.
i know some people who attribute silent bubbles to overexertion.

anyway just take it easy.. try to relax and enjoy the dive. that's what diving is all about. relax and enjoy...
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Re: Any special supplements to take before dive tr

Post Number:#5  Postby zimm » Wed Jul 18, 2007 5:50 pm

if i'm on LOB, i'll make sure i bring lots of ginger (somethin like asamboi la or maybe ginger drink) & lots of titbits to eat inbetween dives.....
& if i'm on an island.......i'll still bring lots of ginger & titbits :P :P
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Post Number:#6  Postby jgshuwei » Wed Jul 18, 2007 7:37 pm

What's the different? Pinklady...
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Re: Any special supplements to take before dive tr

Post Number:#7  Postby John F SeaDemon » Wed Jul 18, 2007 8:25 pm

Ginger for her to break wind better - aroma

Titbits for the thing that follows - substance

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Re: Any special supplements to take before dive tr

Post Number:#8  Postby Nizaha » Wed Jul 18, 2007 8:48 pm

I drink a lots of water before between a dive. just keep myself not to Dehydration. I think streching work as well.

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Re: Any special supplements to take before dive tr

Post Number:#9  Postby avidiver » Wed Jul 18, 2007 9:21 pm

i suggest drink more water to avoid dehydration, do some streching before dive and eat something to maintain energy. And don't be nervous, relax yourself while diving. If not comfortable fighting current, cancel the dive don't push yourself and need no to be shame.


hmm... ya,  I think I was quite dehydrated when doing OWD,  cause I also feels really dry throat ..... and muscle cramp during the underwater buoyancy (pivot fins) assessment  :o  No choice, have to abort the buoyancy stance...and quickly hold on to the tip of the fins until the cramp is gone  :P  

ok ok,  next dive trips must drink more H2O.  Thanks for the tips :)
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Re: Any special supplements to take before dive tr

Post Number:#10  Postby avidiver » Wed Jul 18, 2007 9:24 pm

Nasi lemak and baked beans for me. Preferably with eggs and shallots.


MMmmm.......nasi lemak to start of the day,  nothing gets better than that  ;)
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Re: Any special supplements to take before dive tr

Post Number:#11  Postby avidiver » Wed Jul 18, 2007 9:29 pm

don't overexert yourself...
muscle craps are usually caused by overstrained muscles. so take it easy. cause working too hard increases bubble retention in your body... some works for after a dive as well...
don't follow the beach boys for beach volleyball after some hardcore diving.
i know some people who attribute silent bubbles to overexertion.

anyway just take it easy.. try to relax and enjoy the dive. that's what diving is all about. relax and enjoy...
dun think u rush through sex right? ;)


yeah man..... everything in life would be more enjoyable when we take things slowly and easy  :) ;)  Also agree on NO Streneous Exercise after diving to avoid bubble retention in the body.  Thanks again for the advise!
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Re: Any special supplements to take before dive tr

Post Number:#12  Postby avidiver » Wed Jul 18, 2007 9:32 pm

if i'm on LOB, i'll make sure i bring lots of ginger (somethin like asamboi la or maybe ginger drink) & lots of titbits to eat inbetween dives.....
& if i'm on an island.......i'll still bring lots of ginger & titbits :P :P


Yes, yes,  never forget to bring some ginger along.  I remember even orang putih in Tasmania also recognises ginger is good to eliminate sea sickness.  Everyone on board the speed boat was being offered some ginger tablets due to the rough Southern Sea.

Oooo....tid bits is a must lar.... hehehe.... even no diving also must have tid bits at home....  ;D  ;D  ;D
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Re: Any special supplements to take before dive tr

Post Number:#13  Postby avidiver » Wed Jul 18, 2007 9:33 pm

I drink a lots of water before between a dive. just keep myself not to Dehydration. I think streching work as well.

Safe diving

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Yes Zaha,  will take more fluid before dive.  Never deprive our body from good ol' H2O
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Post Number:#14  Postby avidiver » Wed Jul 18, 2007 9:35 pm

Ginger for her to break wind better - aroma

Titbits for the thing that follows - substance

Pink Lady - a favourite haunt in Hat Yai


Aik  :o  ..... waaah....SeaDemon,  why you know Hat Yai so well one??  ::)  ;D
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Post Number:#15  Postby John F SeaDemon » Thu Jul 19, 2007 2:16 am

Ginger for her to break wind better - aroma

Titbits for the thing that follows - substance

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Re: Any special supplements to take before dive tr

Post Number:#16  Postby toyol » Thu Jul 19, 2007 12:39 pm

I am just wondering,  apart from taking Vit C and probably multi vitamin,  is there any other supplements that divers would take?  How about those energy bar and electrolite replenishment sports drinks?

I climbed Mt. Kinabalu 2 yrs ago,  and being in the 30's worried no stamina to naik gunung.  So,  brought along yummy chocolate bars, .... not so yummy energy bars and also some hydration electrolite sports drinks to avoid muscle ache and it is claimed that the nutrients in such drink would help the healing of the muscle.  Nonetheless,  I find that I suffer less ache.... dunno izit the drinks and energy bar is so good or izit because I was fitter THEN.... (see the past tense  :-[ )

So now, just wondering if energy bar and energy drinks helps in diving.  I did experienced leg muscle cramp during OWD.  Some told me to drink more 100 plus to restore the sodium and rehydration to avoid cramp.  

anyone else have any suggestions or taking any extra supplements which helped?





take tongkat ali + ali cafe + viagra = energy..........hahahah ;D
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Re: Any special supplements to take before dive tr

Post Number:#17  Postby blue » Thu Jul 19, 2007 2:11 pm

or MCDONALD + KFC + Starbucks coffee
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Re: Any special supplements to take before dive tr

Post Number:#18  Postby avidiver » Thu Jul 19, 2007 6:37 pm

I am just wondering,  apart from taking Vit C and probably multi vitamin,  is there any other supplements that divers would take?  How about those energy bar and electrolite replenishment sports drinks?

I climbed Mt. Kinabalu 2 yrs ago,  and being in the 30's worried no stamina to naik gunung.  So,  brought along yummy chocolate bars, .... not so yummy energy bars and also some hydration electrolite sports drinks to avoid muscle ache and it is claimed that the nutrients in such drink would help the healing of the muscle.  Nonetheless,  I find that I suffer less ache.... dunno izit the drinks and energy bar is so good or izit because I was fitter THEN.... (see the past tense  :-[ )

So now, just wondering if energy bar and energy drinks helps in diving.  I did experienced leg muscle cramp during OWD.  Some told me to drink more 100 plus to restore the sodium and rehydration to avoid cramp.  

anyone else have any suggestions or taking any extra supplements which helped?





take tongkat ali + ali cafe + viagra = energy..........hahahah ;D


Errr....... I think this supplement not applicable to me lar......me lady mahh...... nevermind,  this Special Supplement would definately be a benefit to the rest of the male divers.......hehehe....

but if you buat diving and you take viagra,  also dangerous if you happen to wear those bc with a strap at the crotch .... yikes  :)   ;)
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Re: Any special supplements to take before dive tr

Post Number:#19  Postby avidiver » Thu Jul 19, 2007 6:38 pm

or MCDONALD + KFC + Starbucks coffee


Sounds too good to be true............ at the island where can get one?  kopi, teh tarik got la...
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Re: Any special supplements to take before dive tr

Post Number:#20  Postby blue » Thu Jul 19, 2007 8:37 pm

or MCDONALD + KFC + Starbucks coffee


Sounds too good to be true............ at the island where can get one?  kopi, teh tarik got la...


some hidden area laaa..can not tell...its secret receipe [smiley=rolleyes.gif] [smiley=rolleyes.gif] [smiley=rolleyes.gif]
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Re: Any special supplements to take before dive tr

Post Number:#21  Postby avidiver » Thu Jul 19, 2007 8:48 pm

or MCDONALD + KFC + Starbucks coffee


Sounds too good to be true............ at the island where can get one?  kopi, teh tarik got la...


some hidden area laaa..can not tell...its secret receipe [smiley=rolleyes.gif] [smiley=rolleyes.gif] [smiley=rolleyes.gif]



Hidden area??  :o  :o  waah,  I didn't know Tioman is so changgih one....hehehe.....
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Re: Any special supplements to take before dive tr

Post Number:#22  Postby blue » Thu Jul 19, 2007 8:59 pm

or MCDONALD + KFC + Starbucks coffee


Sounds too good to be true............ at the island where can get one?  kopi, teh tarik got la...


some hidden area laaa..can not tell...its secret receipe [smiley=rolleyes.gif] [smiley=rolleyes.gif] [smiley=rolleyes.gif]



Hidden area??  :o  :o  waah,  I didn't know Tioman is so changgih one....hehehe.....


should to explore deepest to spotted this area..somehow i using my paragliding to looking a new HOT SPOT area though...hehehehe :P :P :P :P :P :P
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Post Number:#23  Postby kvnf00 » Thu Jul 19, 2007 9:15 pm

i sometimes during pre-dive, offer to zip up female diver's wetsuits. does that count?
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Post Number:#24  Postby avidiver » Thu Jul 19, 2007 9:20 pm

i sometimes during pre-dive, offer to zip up female diver's wetsuits. does that count?


Hahahahaa!!!   ;D  ;D  ;D  Hmmm......this one is little bit tricky and debatable to be defined as a "Taking Supplement Before Diving"   Can only be answered by the boys if they usually takes this "supplement"  ;)  Well,  I guess if such "supplement" is an energy booster,  then.... maybe....  
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Re: Any special supplements to take before dive tr

Post Number:#25  Postby kimseng the maverick rogue » Fri Jul 20, 2007 9:48 am

i sometimes during pre-dive, offer to zip up female diver's wetsuits. does that count?


hahaha... will definately have strong impact on the male ego....
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Re: Any special supplements to take before dive tr

Post Number:#26  Postby toyol » Fri Jul 20, 2007 10:42 am

I am just wondering,  apart from taking Vit C and probably multi vitamin,  is there any other supplements that divers would take?  How about those energy bar and electrolite replenishment sports drinks?

I climbed Mt. Kinabalu 2 yrs ago,  and being in the 30's worried no stamina to naik gunung.  So,  brought along yummy chocolate bars, .... not so yummy energy bars and also some hydration electrolite sports drinks to avoid muscle ache and it is claimed that the nutrients in such drink would help the healing of the muscle.  Nonetheless,  I find that I suffer less ache.... dunno izit the drinks and energy bar is so good or izit because I was fitter THEN.... (see the past tense  :-[ )

So now, just wondering if energy bar and energy drinks helps in diving.  I did experienced leg muscle cramp during OWD.  Some told me to drink more 100 plus to restore the sodium and rehydration to avoid cramp.  

anyone else have any suggestions or taking any extra supplements which helped?





take tongkat ali + ali cafe + viagra = energy..........hahahah ;D


Errr....... I think this supplement not applicable to me lar......me lady mahh...... nevermind,  this Special Supplement would definately be a benefit to the rest of the male divers.......hehehe....

but if you buat diving and you take viagra,  also dangerous if you happen to wear those bc with a strap at the crotch .... yikes  :)   ;)



for female ....u can try kacip fatimah + air pegaga + super power = energy for lady maaa....hahah ;D ;D
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Re: Any special supplements to take before dive tr

Post Number:#27  Postby avidiver » Fri Jul 20, 2007 10:46 am

I am just wondering,  apart from taking Vit C and probably multi vitamin,  is there any other supplements that divers would take?  How about those energy bar and electrolite replenishment sports drinks?

I climbed Mt. Kinabalu 2 yrs ago,  and being in the 30's worried no stamina to naik gunung.  So,  brought along yummy chocolate bars, .... not so yummy energy bars and also some hydration electrolite sports drinks to avoid muscle ache and it is claimed that the nutrients in such drink would help the healing of the muscle.  Nonetheless,  I find that I suffer less ache.... dunno izit the drinks and energy bar is so good or izit because I was fitter THEN.... (see the past tense  :-[ )

So now, just wondering if energy bar and energy drinks helps in diving.  I did experienced leg muscle cramp during OWD.  Some told me to drink more 100 plus to restore the sodium and rehydration to avoid cramp.  

anyone else have any suggestions or taking any extra supplements which helped?





take tongkat ali + ali cafe + viagra = energy..........hahahah ;D


Errr....... I think this supplement not applicable to me lar......me lady mahh...... nevermind,  this Special Supplement would definately be a benefit to the rest of the male divers.......hehehe....

but if you buat diving and you take viagra,  also dangerous if you happen to wear those bc with a strap at the crotch .... yikes  :)   ;)



for female ....u can try kacip fatimah + air pegaga + super power = energy for lady maaa....hahah ;D ;D


Oh ya hor,  forgot about the kacip fatimah thingy........hehehe.... but is it considered as a diving energy booster?  :o :o
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Re: Any special supplements to take before dive tr

Post Number:#28  Postby John F SeaDemon » Fri Jul 20, 2007 11:15 am

Nope...it just makes the man have to have more energy to do his stuff.
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Post Number:#29  Postby DaaKuLa » Fri Jul 20, 2007 1:26 pm

kahkahkah  ;D ;D ;D thats a good one
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Post Number:#30  Postby Spazm » Fri Jul 20, 2007 2:39 pm

i sometimes during pre-dive, offer to zip up female diver's wetsuits. does that count?


Does it work for u?..If it does...it is a plus points...

Are you sure you only offer to zip up female diver's wetsuit??..heh heh...:)
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