What features of the snorkel will you be looking for?
- Comfortable mouthpiece, that fits you – not too small or big.
- Plastic tube with the proper diameter, length and shape to extend above your head and with smooth, rounded bends to avoid breathing resistance.
- Attachment system to your mask strap that’s adjustable for comfort.
What are three characteristics of a good snorkel?
However, the most important qualities to look for in a snorkel is it’s comfort in your mouth, it’s length in case of a swell or wave and the ease of clearing water out of it.
What is the benefits of snorkeling?
It works out quads, hamstrings, calves, ankles, hip flexors, core and shoulders. Snorkeling itself improves overall strength and endurance, reduces stress and burns about 300 calories an hour. Cardiovascular health: Snorkeling is also good for your heart, as it increases the heart rate and strengthens the heart muscle.
What is the disadvantage of snorkeling?
Keeping water out of your snorkel is very important. Breathing in water can cause choking and other problems. Drowning is a danger when snorkeling. Taking time to learn snorkeling before you go on vacation will also allow you to test equipment.