Hydration and performance advice for athletes

Allan Hovda indoor training
Hydration

Allan Hovda: How I improved my hydration strategy by measuring sweat rate

We've spoken to three-time Norseman Xtreme Triathlon winner, Allan Hovda, about how he refined his hydration strategy after suffering some tough results in...

Sam Pictor bike
Cycling

Finding new goals (and 'Everesting') during lockdown

The concept of 'Everesting' has really taken off during lockdown as athletes attempt to conquer the equivalent height of Mount Everest by...

Eilish McColgan
Motivation

Lockdown training part 3: Finding the positives

As part of our 'lockdown training' series, we've spoken to PH ambassadors about how they've changed their training plans and how they've...

Gordo Byrn holding a cake
Interview

Mastering transitions in sport, life and lockdown

I've been a long-time reader of Gordon Byrn's blog and have watched with interest as he transitioned from a successful career in finance to...

James Phillips at end of race
Performance

What causes a stitch and how can you get rid of it?

Most of us will have experienced a stitch at some point during our lives. The nagging pain in your stomach, side or...

Ted Ward
Interview

Meet the inspirational teenager who completed 19 hours of continuous exercise for charity

Ted Ward is no stranger to endurance sports as he's a keen rugby player, sailor, cross-country runner and he's been a regular...

Ron Gordon running
Hydration

Learning about hyponatremia and the importance of rehydration the hard way

Triathlete Ron Gordon learned about the dangers of hyponatremia and the importance of rehydration the hard way, and he's shared his remarkable story...

Indoor training image by Dale Travers
Interview

Lockdown training part 2: How to improvise and improve

In the second edition of our three-part 'lockdown training' series, we spoke to PH ambassadors to find out how they're adapting and improvising...

JP at finish line of Maverick New Forest
Abby Coleman

How does exercise help to reduce our anxiety?

Everyone experiences feelings of anxiety at some point in their life, it’s normal. It’s one of the body’s natural responses to stress...

Sam Appleton indoor training profile picture
Cycling

My favourite indoor training session: Pro triathlete Sam Appleton

We're keen to get an insight into how our PH Ambassadors and Athletes approach their training indoors and it seemed particularly relevant during...

Stephen Donnelly swimming in a skip
Interview

Meet the PH athlete who completed a Lockdown IRONMAN Challenge

We've enjoyed hearing from athletes who've adapted their training during lockdown and one of our PH ambassadors managed to adapt his 'racing'...

Finlay McAndrew indoor training
Training

Inside the lockdown training plan of a PH age-group triathlete

We spoke to PH pro triathlete Brett Halliwell about how his training has been effected by the coronavirus-induced lockdown situation and we...

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