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Improve Your Health with Snorkeling in Bali

Snorkeling is one of the most fun ways to see the beauty of Bali dive sites without having to leave the surface of the water. Snorkeling is a great fun and interesting form of cardiovascular exercise and muscle strengthening. Snorkeling, with or without fins, is a full body workout. Every movement you make, whether with your arms, legs or back, forces your muscles to push against the natural resistance of the water. So when you plan your vacation in Bali, snorkeling is one of the activities you should include in.

Health Benefits of Snorkeling

Here is a list of snorkeling benefits we think you should know about.

Improves Breathing

Breathing through a snorkel or tube involves bigger resistance and requires greater exertion than normal breathing therefore it increases your maximal oxygen uptake which is great indicator of your aerobic fitness. Breathing from a tube allows for your breathing to become maximised and is a very good technique to improve breathing and lung performance in general.

Cardiovascular Health

Snorkeling increases your heart rate, while strengthening the muscle at the same time. Improved cardiovascular fitness helps decrease the risk of certain health problems, such as coronary heart disease, heart failure, high cholesterol and high blood pressure.

Joint mobility

Exercising in the water reduces the impact forces of the exercise on joints. If you have trouble exercising because of movement restrictions, consider snorkeling in Bali because in the water, your buoyancy prevents the pressure of your weight on your joints. It will be easier for you to experience intense training and exercise for your joints when you do it on your snorkeling trip in Bali.

Fitness

Important muscles throughout the body, such as your calves, ankles, quads, hamstrings, and hip flexors strengthens during the snorkeling. If you like to enhance your strength and endurance, burn an estimated 300 calories an hour consider Nusa Penida snorkeling special Bali tour. The snorkeling trip in Bali can significantly help in losing weight and the underwater life help you to stay motivated at the same time. 

Better mood while snorkeling reduce stress

Exercise, including snorkeling, can help relieve stress and anxiety. The meditative way of breathing techniques while you snorkel relax and calm the body like not many other activities. Taking deep breaths while snorkeling in Bali can help you voluntarily regulate your ANS, which can have many benefits — especially by lowering your heart rate, regulating blood pressure, and helping you relax. Deep breathing is the most natural pain killer. Remember even just a few minutes a day of deep breathing offers numerous health benefits.

Connect with Bali nature

During snorkeling in Padangbai Bali people encounter with marine life in a close range very often. Observing cute turtles, colourful reef and fishes are good for people to forget their every day worries and anxiety. Watching manta rays on Manta Point Nusa Penida in their natural habitat while snorkeling and observing their behaviour can be definitely very helpful for people who suffer from anxiety disorders and too much of stress.

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