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How Long Does It Take To Get Scuba Certified?

January 6th, 2020
How Long Does It Take To Get Scuba Certified? Scuba diving has grown in popularity over the last 20 years – with about one million certifications issued annually. Developing trends excite people to explore the underwater world and become passionate about its environment. To carry out this activity you need to get scuba certified – this includes different phases where you’ll learn the basic principles of scuba diving by reading diver manuals and watching videos. How long does it take to get scuba certified? Read on… Find Answers to Frequently Asked Questions How long does scuba certification take? This depends...   Continue Reading...
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Can You Snorkel While Pregnant?

January 3rd, 2020
Can You Snorkel While Pregnant? Can you snorkel while pregnant? The answer to this question is yes you can! It can be a great way to exercise during the first two trimesters – a bit riskier in the third as energy and dexterity levels lessen. Relaxing on the surface of the water and watching the fish can be extremely stress-relieving. As long as you check with your doctor and take note of possible dangers, you’ll be good to go. Things to Weigh Up Consider these snorkelling while pregnant tips: A history of premature labour, anaemia, and high blood pressure will...   Continue Reading...
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Can You Scuba Dive With Asthma?

December 13th, 2019
Can You Scuba Dive With Asthma? Asthma is a respiratory disorder that causes spasm attacks in the bronchi of the lungs – making it difficult to breathe. It’s often related to an allergic reaction or other types of sensitivity. The symptoms of asthma include shortness of breath, a tightening in the chest, coughing, and wheezing. At its worst, this can be life-threatening. So, can asthmatics scuba dive? Find out more here… Getting a license Before scuba diving with asthma, you’ll need to get consent from a licensed physician who specialises in scuba asthma. Your personal health will be taken into...   Continue Reading...
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Koox Diving In Tulum Is 5 Star Dive Centre Accredited

December 10th, 2019
Koox Diving In Tulum Is 5 Star Dive Centre Accredited It's official! Koox Diving in Tulum is 5 Star Dive Center accredited by PADI. There is only one other dive shop with this official recognition. PADI is the Professional Association of Diving Instructors – setting the highest standards for diver training and unifying divers around the globe. Every PADI Dive Center has to meet minimum requirements for dive services and have the option to earn even higher ratings by offering additional training and services. PADI 5 Star Dive Centers are advanced PADI dive shops that provide an entire range of...   Continue Reading...

What Is Seaweed?

November 25th, 2019
What Is Seaweed? What is seaweed? Seaweed is defined as a large algae growing in the sea – or on rocks below the high-water mark. There are three types: brown, green, and red. These characteristic colours are derived from pigments and within these types are seaweeds that are helpful to function, digestive health, and weight loss when added to your diet. Look at some answers to frequently asked questions about seaweed here… Seaweed Science Where does seaweed come from? Seaweed was one of the earliest plants with more than one cell. And it first evolved about 600 million years ago...   Continue Reading...