Thread: water up nose
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Old 04-28-2016
novaswimmer novaswimmer is offline
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Same problem with me two years ago. After much practice with timing, and balance training, and practice, practice, practice, I think I have pretty much overcome it.

Yes, I was getting water in nose, sinuses, and having serious reaction to chlorine for 24 hours after each swim.

Now, that reaction is pretty much non-existent as I continue to practice relaxed continuous exhalation under water. It just takes time and focus. I also usually do a very short, quick exhale just as my nose clears the water, to clear my nose prior to inhale -- sort of like a whale blows upon surfacing.
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