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How long can you hold your breath for?

(13 Posts)
Jasminejot Tue 23-Jan-18 22:14:05

61 seconds here after 3 attempts.

Seems pitiful!

Draylon Tue 23-Jan-18 22:15:40

That's very impressive. I do a medical test every day and find 10-12 seconds defeat most patients.

Studyinghell Tue 23-Jan-18 22:20:01

29 seconds, I thought it would be more

FissionChips Tue 23-Jan-18 22:22:42

72 seconds. One attempt.

FetchezLaVache Tue 23-Jan-18 22:23:50

Funnily enough, DP and I tested ourselves this evening! He did 45 seconds, I managed 75.

EnidButton Tue 23-Jan-18 22:25:18

1 minute 18 seconds. I have very low blood pressure if that makes a difference. I also used to practice when I was a kid. There wasn't much to do up North in the 80's.

FissionChips Tue 23-Jan-18 22:31:02

Just googled and the longest someone has held their breath underwater is 20 mins 22 seconds!!! shock

Pou Tue 23-Jan-18 22:33:17

49 seconds on first attempt... I too thought it would be more!

safariboot Tue 23-Jan-18 22:33:56

27 seconds. -_-

When I was at school I'm sure singing in the choir helped my breath holding. Don't know about time but I could do 2 1/2 lengths of a normal pool underwater.

Froggyonaplate Tue 23-Jan-18 22:55:30

61 seconds too, I was quite impressed with that, not keen to try again though!

EnidButton Tue 23-Jan-18 22:59:20

20 mins 22 seconds!!!

shock
I was about to apply for Record Breakers <retro> but maybe not!

gamerchick Tue 23-Jan-18 23:00:38

63 seconds. Not too shabby.

Ask me 3 years ago when I was still smoking everyday and I would think it would have been different grin

PickAChew Tue 23-Jan-18 23:05:07

When I played the flute a lot, almost a couple of minutes.

Not these days, though.

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