is about increasing diver health and safety above all. These workouts
are guidelines, not prescriptions, and are not intended to replace
the instruction of a qualified fitness professional. Complete and
follow the recommendations of the Physical
Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q), and check with your
doctor before participating in this or any fitness program.
IMPORTANT EXERCISE GUIDELINES
Joint pain is never OK. Always be mindful of your joints, and
stop immediately if you feel any pain.
Back pain is never OK. Always be mindful of your back, and stop
immediately if you feel any pain.
If an exercise feels odd or you are uncertain of a technique,
stop immediately and seek the assistance of a qualified fitness
Strength training exercises are listed by their commonly associated
names and demonstrated in the book Fitness
for Divers. Other books
are available from Amazon.com as well as most
national retailers with illustrations and information on technique.
These three are particularly helpful:
The Complete Book of Abs(Villard Books,
The Complete Book of Butt and Legs (Villard
The Complete Book of Shoulders and Arms(HarperPerennial,
Tired of being a couch potato? This schedule will get you on your
way to improved strength, endurance, and energy.
This schedule is designed for divers who already participate in
a regular exercise program.
If you devote more than five hours each week to exercise, this program
is for you.
If you can't read the above PDF files,
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