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Keeping fit for Diving

Post Number:#1  Postby nazimkecik » Tue Feb 13, 2007 6:30 pm

Face it most of us don't really keep fit for diving, i myself am a true example. The only time that i really take effort to work out or build stamina is 1-2 weeks prior to a trip. Now this is bad. Anybody there has a regular health regime that works for you? Care to share?. Mebbe some basic tips or workouts on keeping in shape and fit? We all know that keeping in good physical condition is good for diving, less fat easier for nitrogen to off gass from the body, reduces air consumption, less fatigue and can handle situations better underwater. Maybe instead of going for TT, we can have MUW weekly sport session? futsal ke, badminton ke, swimming ke? what do you folks think? would love to hear from you all  :)
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Re: Keeping fit for Diving

Post Number:#2  Postby SeaDemon » Tue Feb 13, 2007 9:13 pm

Go swimming...it conditions the whole body
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Re: Keeping fit for Diving

Post Number:#3  Postby nazir4321 » Tue Feb 13, 2007 9:40 pm

Jom layan badminton

Every Monday - Badminton - 6:00 - 8:30 p.m - Subang Racquet
Every Wednesday - Futsal - 8:00 - 10:00 p.m - Subang Racquet(tak main pon)
Sometimes on Friday - Badminton - 11:00pm - 1:00 a.m - Subang Racquet or SS 11 Shah Alam
Saturday or Sunday - kadang2 ajer ni, kira poyo lebih - Panjat Bukit tabur, melawati, cycling kemansah or frim or ulu yam or ladang sawit kundang. Jugle trekking kat Sg Pisang

Next month : day trip ke Gua Tempurung or menjejak air terjun ampang. Ada berani? ;D ;D ;D
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Re: Keeping fit for Diving

Post Number:#4  Postby anas » Wed Feb 14, 2007 4:51 am

Face it most of us don't really keep fit for diving, i myself am a true example. The only time that i really take effort to work out or build stamina is 1-2 weeks prior to a trip. Now this is bad. Anybody there has a regular health regime that works for you? Care to share?. Mebbe some basic tips or workouts on keeping in shape and fit? We all know that keeping in good physical condition is good for diving, less fat easier for nitrogen to off gass from the body, reduces air consumption, less fatigue and can handle situations better underwater. Maybe instead of going for TT, we can have MUW weekly sport session? futsal ke, badminton ke, swimming ke? what do you folks think? would love to hear from you all  :)


Your ticker on Bali trip is still more than 2 months. Plenty of time to work on those lemaks.
Sign up for that golf session. Or go with me to Fitness First, we 'disturb' those personal trainers.. heh heh.. ;-)

Then you can show off your muscle later in Bali... wow! :o
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Re: Keeping fit for Diving

Post Number:#5  Postby Jim » Wed Feb 14, 2007 9:20 am

Morning: senam harimau
lunch: go for a brisk walk around office block (under shade btw)
Night: practice rimau.....
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Re: Keeping fit for Diving

Post Number:#6  Postby nazimkecik » Wed Feb 14, 2007 10:07 am

oh to my slender friends..i will not mention names  ;D..slender don't mean you are fit ok? i honestly think cardio workout is the most effective in keeping fit. Love to swim but the public pool here in bangsar closes at 8pm (too early for me, sometimes not back from office yet). I do ocassional jogging/walking during the weekends when weather permits and badminton's on thursdays after 8pm :). In between office hours take the stairs instead of the lift :) helps too.
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Post Number:#7  Postby Jim » Wed Feb 14, 2007 11:30 am

another you can do is to park yr car a bit far from normal, then walk.... At home can lift yr child a couple of times....
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Post Number:#8  Postby deepblu » Wed Feb 14, 2007 2:57 pm

.... At home can lift yr child a couple of times....


i used to do that with my sisters kids.

Problem is, they now still remember those 'uplifting' moments and request for it whenever i see them - and they are now 10lbs heavier.....

:o :o :o :o
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Post Number:#9  Postby Jim » Wed Feb 14, 2007 3:02 pm

.... At home can lift yr child a couple of times....


i used to do that with my sisters kids.

Problem is, they now still remember those 'uplifting' moments and request for it whenever i see them - and they are now 10lbs heavier.....

:o :o :o :o



phew...luckily my nephews & nieces did not request anymore. They are teenagers now. Confirm more tha 10kg heavier

Nazim.. another way to exercise... pikul beras. U hv 2 choices of 5kg or 10kg....hehehehe
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Post Number:#10  Postby deepblu » Wed Feb 14, 2007 3:28 pm

.... At home can lift yr child a couple of times....


i used to do that with my sisters kids.

Problem is, they now still remember those 'uplifting' moments and request for it whenever i see them - and they are now 10lbs heavier.....

:o :o :o :o


phew...luckily my nephews & nieces did not request anymore. They are teenagers now. Confirm more tha 10kg heavier



oops.. tersilap metric system.

they are 10kg heavier now, not 10lbs



harap maaf atas segala kesulitan yang dialami

:)
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Post Number:#11  Postby Jim » Wed Feb 14, 2007 4:49 pm

hehehe.... 10lbs or 10kg doesnt matter. For sure they are getting heavier.....
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Post Number:#12  Postby bijan » Wed Feb 14, 2007 6:28 pm

erm..walking to and fro everyday a couple of times wearing 2kg ankle weights on each leg is already an exercise to me..

kalau rajin naik tangga, then use the stairs..if i'm tired, take the lift..:D
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Post Number:#13  Postby bottle » Thu Feb 15, 2007 8:43 am

try weight lifting... u can add 10kg whenver u like  ;)
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Re: Keeping fit for Diving

Post Number:#14  Postby mephisto » Thu Feb 15, 2007 12:15 pm

My exercise regime usually is:

everyday before mandi pagi:
60 sit ups
60 push ups
60 push up terbalik (kasi bikin triceps)
streching

every week:
2 hours of yoga
1km x 2  swimmming
3 round tasik bandar tun razak jogging

also not to mention:
tinggal kat apartment tingkat 6 with no elevetor
bawak kereta manual dengan clutch berat with no power steering

tapi nak kena belajar dengan jim ni senaman harimau..heh
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Post Number:#15  Postby bijan » Thu Feb 15, 2007 12:41 pm

hehe..senaman harimau..AUMMMMMM
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Post Number:#16  Postby ironore » Thu Feb 15, 2007 12:48 pm

jogging drinking a lot of H2O

and also quit smoking la  ;D
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Post Number:#17  Postby HoleMaster » Thu Feb 15, 2007 4:59 pm

myself tried jogging for couple of weeks before new year. But know so lazy. My only exercise is walking from carpark to office (kena naik and turun bukit) and use the stairs. I need a proper exercise man...
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Post Number:#18  Postby anas » Thu Feb 15, 2007 6:20 pm

most jogging do nowadays is scrolling the mouse wheel. reading you all punya postings. :-[
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Re: Keeping fit for Diving

Post Number:#19  Postby Jim » Thu Feb 15, 2007 6:25 pm

....that is exercising yr hand muscle....
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Post Number:#20  Postby HoleMaster » Thu Feb 15, 2007 10:09 pm

....that is exercising yr hand muscle....


to be exact ur finger muscle ;D
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Re: Keeping fit for Diving

Post Number:#21  Postby SeaDemon » Fri Feb 16, 2007 12:51 am

....that is exercising yr hand muscle....


to be exact ur finger muscle ;D


Oh yeah..the most important finger too ;)
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Re: Keeping fit for Diving

Post Number:#22  Postby divedoc » Fri Feb 16, 2007 5:42 pm

Guys, guys guys...

A distinguished Diving Medicine Physician told me once, if u can't swin 200metres in 5 minutes (any type of stroke), then tak payah lah gi diving. This is so because if u get drifted apart from ur dive group, u will need the upper body strength to swim back to ur group, and if u're against the current, then GOOD LUCK...

Actually, that was not to scare u guys. I advise on swimming to build ur upper body strength sebab in diving, upper body strength is of utmost importance. Cardio workout may be find for total body conditioning, but swimming is the best for ur torso. Kalau lagi bagus, try doing >10pull-ups (palm facing forward - to build ur lattisimus dorsi muscles instead of ur biceps...) everyday.

Any further info on building upper body strength, please refer to Mens' Health mag, hehehe...
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Post Number:#23  Postby mephisto » Fri Feb 16, 2007 6:21 pm

upper body strength?

guys.....Speedo hand paddle RM 40 ringgit aje bebs...good for upper body strenth...good investment tuu..
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Post Number:#24  Postby SeaDemon » Sat Feb 17, 2007 8:44 am

Guys, guys guys...

A distinguished Diving Medicine Physician told me once, if u can't swin 200metres in 5 minutes (any type of stroke), then tak payah lah gi diving. This is so because if u get drifted apart from ur dive group, u will need the upper body strength to swim back to ur group, and if u're against the current, then GOOD LUCK...

Actually, that was not to scare u guys. I advise on swimming to build ur upper body strength sebab in diving, upper body strength is of utmost importance. Cardio workout may be find for total body conditioning, but swimming is the best for ur torso. Kalau lagi bagus, try doing >10pull-ups (palm facing forward - to build ur lattisimus dorsi muscles instead of ur biceps...) everyday.

Any further info on building upper body strength, please refer to Mens' Health mag, hehehe...


Told u so...hehehe...swimming.

But I mostly do for lower abdominal muscle.
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