The breathe-up is when we are getting mentally ready for our dive, and relaxation has the biggest role in this process. So it is very important that we spend the last few minutes in the most possible relaxed state. This is why our breathe-up position in the water should not be under evaluated.
What do you do with the snorkel when you freedive?
Note: You should ALWAYS take the snorkel OUT OF YOUR MOUTH while holding your breath underwater. This post is not whether keeping it in or out of your mouth, but whether keeping it under the mask strap or leave it on the surface.
Breathing and breathing-up are very important aspects for Freediving, but for a different reason than most people think. I remember when I was learning how to freedive I was very confused about how to breathe properly. The only thing that was clear was that the more air you inhale the longer you can stay underwater,…