Beer Info FAQ

How long can the average person hold their breath for?

How long can the average person hold their breath for?

Most people can hold their breath for somewhere between 30 seconds and up to 2 minutes. Why try holding your breath longer? There's not necessarily an immediate, everyday benefit (other than a conversational icebreaker). But holding your breath can save your life in certain situations, like if you fall off a boat.

How long should a Navy SEAL be able to hold his breath?

two to three minutes