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August 22, 2020 3 min read

Scuba diving is one of the most practiced water sports in the world due to the different enjoyable moments that this activity leads after understanding the basic concepts and mastering the skills that will be required in our body to handle the pressure and different characteristics of the aquatic environments in which the enthusiasts will be diving. However, something that most beginners tend to ask their teacher or guardians in scuba diving is how many diving sessions the human body can resist per day? And since the answer is a little tricky to understand, check the next explanations to get the information as correct as possible. Stay tuned.



How Many Scuba Dives Can You Do in a Day?

The answer that you will receive is most likely to be an "it depends" and since that kind of answer tends to be pretty annoying, you should know the reason why you get this answer instead of something more valuable. First of all, depending on your current state of form, knowledge, and skills you shouldn't do more than 2 training or diving sessions per day, since the body is not completely adapted to the harsh water environment. However, if you are a prepared scuba diver and you know your stuff, then you can go for 3 diving sessions per day, which doesn't sound too good but it's something wonderful since you will be able to manage your time and to decide which ones will be the best spots to invest that diving time.



Combination of Training and Diving Sessions

Since they can be practically the same thing depending on your current state of knowledge, something bad would happen if you combine these two diving times to save some time due to the tiny amount of diving sessions that your body can handle? Well, yes you can combine them without too much problem, but make sure that your body can go through that experience and never force yourself to do something that could lead to bad moments. Always go with the security and the allow of your trainer or guardian, and feel free to ask the professionals.



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What if I Am Someone who Can Handle Scuba Diving without Any Problem?

In the case that you are someone who counts with the required knowledge, skills, and dedication to put your body in a relaxing but difficult diving session, then you can extend those 3 entrance per day to something even bigger. However, there is a problem with this, and it is the fact that everyone is different. You can't have the same capacity than your buddy or friend. For that reason, you should try something before reaching to conclusions. For example, let's say that you can barely handle 3 times per day. Then extend that number to 4 diving sessions and if you see that you can't handle the stress of your body, then maintain it at 3 and stay on that level for a long time.

 

Professionals tend to do something more hardcore, since they can dive for 4 to 5 times per day, and there are some others who can handle 6 to 7 diving sessions per day without leaving any problem to their body or mind, which is something truly amazing and breathtaking. Who doesn't want to achieve that level of skills and knowledge in terms of scuba diving? There would be a lot of opportunities for you on the field! But the people that can handle that amount of sessions owes everything to their dedication, hard work, and training, so you must work harder than them to expect the same results.



Things that Could Happen to Your Body if You Try to Dive More Than the Recommended Sessions per Day

In case that you want to overcome the order of things in scuba diving, you should give up on that mentality because if your body experiences a lot of stressful diving sessions when you can barely handle to stay under the water, then be prepared for the next problems in your body and health like pain in your ears or teeth, joint pain or even extreme fatigue. However, that's just the easy part of the problem. In case that you try to overcome your limits in a tough way, then you could also develop some numbness and even problems in your walks as well as some confusion with chest pain in some situations. Follow the rules and stay safe. Don't try to overcome your limitations in the rough way. Work with care and also, ask for professional help. Don't be scared.

 

Liz H.
Liz H.


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