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California Lobster Season Off To A Rough Start With 5 Accidents

  Lobster season in California has only been open for a week, but it’s already been a tragic season, with 5 divers losing their lives off the Southern California coast. …

Physical Conditioning Fast Track: Preparing for Lobster Season

The March of the Lobsters is just a few weeks away and lobster hunters up and down the California coast are buying licenses, checking gear lists, taking refresher courses, and …

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 …

Cindy Shaw earns ScubaFit certification

Cindy Shaw, PT, OCS, BCB, the owner and director of Orthopaedic and Spine Care Physical Therapy (OSCPT) in Huntington Beach recently became a certified ScubaFit Instructor. Cindy is a board certified …

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California Diver Magazine is please to work with some of the most well-known names in diving, as well as independent contributors who submit single articles to our site. If you’re …

Keeping Legs Strong for Scuba Diving is Not for Sissies

When exercising the legs to keep them strong for scuba diving it is important to develop  muscle strength, endurance and flexibility.  The legs must be versatile for diving activities which …

PADI approves ScubaFit® Diver Distinctive Specialty Course

Dive and fitness instructors alike can now become certified to teach fitness to divers. The Padi ScubaFit® course was developed by Gretchen M. Ashton, a certified fitness trainer and Stephen …

Dive Fitness Research: Specificity, Strength and the Pipe Puzzle

“In the context in which I view fitness for diving it becomes necessary to develop strength in those movements that contain the identical elements in the exercise program that are …

Taking A New Spin in Diving Fitness: AQUACYCLING

It’s always great to meet divers, instructors and dive center owners that understand and embrace the importance of physical fitness for diving. Jeffrey Davis at Aqua Hut in Toledo, Ohio …