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Vital Lung Capacity averages 4-6 Liters ( 8 - 12 pounds of lift ) +


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Posted by jlyle on February 21, 2006 at 18:52:53:

In Reply to: Your lungs are a lot bigger than mine. posted by Chuck Tribolet on February 21, 2006 at 18:17:29:

Of course, you won't get VLC except when strenuously exercising. Tidal lung capacity - normal breath - is about 0.5 L ( 1 pound of lift ). A deeper exhale, intake can easily change your buoyancy by a few pounds.

BTW, I'm 5' 8" and 140 pounds.



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