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San Diego Channel 5 Morning News Reminds Divers of the Importance of Fitness

“Who would have thought divers needed to be fit for scuba”, says Heather Lake, reporter for Fox 5 Morning News as she prepares to introduce Gretchen Ashton of ScubaFit®. Filmed …

Diving Fitness: Combining Exercises Saves Time, Advances Fitness

Diving is a sport that engages the entire body and mind. This combination of static and dynamic exercises helps condition divers for both the mental and physical requirements of handling …

A Lifetime of Fitness for Diving: An Interview with Glen Egstrom, Ph.D.

Dr. Glen Egstrom’s research in diving performance and development of fitness principles are timeless. His diligent work, role model and influence, continues to inspire and permeate the sport, business and …

Diving Fitness: Water Yoga for Divers

Diving is a highly sensory personal experience. The feel of weightlessness and water on the skin, the steady sound of breathing and bubbles, and visual movements of fascinating creatures elicit …

Diving Fitness

Gretchen Ashton is registered with the National Board of Fitness Examiners, an advanced and Nitrox certified diver, International Sports Sciences Association Elite Trainer, personal trainer, specialist in fitness therapy, specialist in …

Diving Fitness: Healthy shoulders are vital to a positive diving experience

Healthy shoulders are vital to a positive scuba diving experience.  The mobility of the shoulder joint exceeds every other joint in the human body.  It enables divers to reach behind, …

Gretchen Ashton of ScubaFit Launches New Online Dive Fitness Magazine

Gretchen Ashton, Owner of ScubaFit, has just launched a new digital magazine dedicated to scuba fitness. FITDIVER now publishes 4 issues a year, with each issue dedicated to improving fitness …

Hydration for SCUBA Diving and Fitness: Are you drinking enough?

Good hydration is important to a successful exercise program and especially important to SCUBA divers to reduce the risks associated with diving.  Some physicians will tell you that most people …

ScubaFit Joins Dive Zone Radio: Fitness for scuba divers on the air

ScubaFit® debuted this week on a new radio program for scuba divers. Dive Zone Radio airs every Sunday from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on 960 The Patriot. Dive Zone Radio …

New ScubaFit® Infographic Reminds Divers to Get Fit and Stay Fit

“Fit Divers are safer divers, tend to dive more often, and are more likely to advance dive training”. This has been a consistent message of Gretchen M. Ashton since she …