Taking massive hits is a smoker test of strength thoroughly ingrained in cannabis culture. The surest way to weed out the newbs is to see who holds it like a champ, and who coughs their lungs out. Sure, it isn’t the most efficient way to get the most out of your stash, but like any activity, there are certain things we do just because we can. If you want to have iron lungs at your next smoke sesh and impress your friends, here are 9 secrets that will help you achieve legendary bong rip status.
1. Breathing control
Like a deep water diver, you want control over your lungs. Before taking a big hit, take several deep breaths, using your diaphragm. This will open your lungs and put extra oxygen into your system, allowing you to endure the time it takes to take and hold the hit better. Start with slow, deep breaths, then a few rapid breaths just before the hit.
Another factor in breathing control is alcohol. Your body uses your lungs to expel alcohol from your blood stream. Alcohol in your body…