Originally Posted by WFEGb
just two assumptions:
#1: Is your head with snorkel as relaxed and you're looking down same way as without? If not, this might cause 1-2SPL more easyly...
#2: I don't have a snorkel, so my active rests are most times "froglike backstroke with relaxed head and without using arms" because this is totally different to FS and pure relaxation (for me) without any breathing issue. It shows the start for the next round feels easier than just standing at the pool's egdge for same time.
I like your 2nd suggestion--maybe not the froglike backstroke, but something like LLR or skate or even better skate, stroke, stroke, stroke, skate.
Tks for replying