Hydration and performance advice for athletes

4 tips for mastering water stations at a marathon
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4 tips for mastering water stations at a marathon

Getting fluids in without choking or spilling most of it down your front whilst running is not an easy task! Here's some advice on how...

How to stay hydrated during a marathon
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How to stay hydrated during a marathon

When you’re racing for two hours or more you’re right on the threshold at which good hydration practices start to become crucial...

Why do humans sweat so much?
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Why do humans sweat so much?

Humans are endotherms. This is a scientific term for ‘warm blooded’ and means that we regulate our own core body temperature without...

A Sweat Test + stronger electrolyte drinks helped Marc Casals run his first cramp-free New York Marathon (at the 3rd attempt!)
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A Sweat Test + stronger electrolyte drinks helped Marc Casals run his first cramp-free New York Marathon (at the 3rd attempt!)

Marc Casals Vilasis is a runner from Barcelona who lives in Brussels, Belgium. He's run a number of marathons and before 2018...

Why hydration still matters in cold climates and how to nail your strategy
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Why hydration still matters in cold climates and how to nail your strategy

Paying attention to hydration needs is a year-round task for athletes. However, because people generally associate a need for fluid replacement with...

How can I avoid muscle cramp during exercise?
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18 athletes who overcame their issues with cramp by using stronger electrolyte supplements

As a business based in the European Union (for the next few months at least), we're subject to a lot of rules...

Severe hyponatremia and altitude sickness put this ultrarunner in a coma
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Severe hyponatremia and altitude sickness put this ultrarunner in a coma

We regularly hear from athletes who've suffered from a bout of exercise-associated hyponatremia, a condition involving the dilution of your blood sodium levels, usually driven by excessive, low...

How David Kurtz beat muscle cramp after 30 years searching for a solution
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How David Kurtz beat muscle cramp after 30 years searching for a solution

Every day we get feedback and reviews from athletes telling us that they've seen performance gains from personalising their hydration strategy using...

4 ways to master drinking at the London Marathon
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4 ways to master drinking at the London Marathon

Getting fluids in without choking or spilling most of it down your front whilst running is not an easy task! Here's some advice on how...

London Marathon Hydration Advice
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London Marathon Hydration Advice

When you’re racing for two hours or more you’re right on the threshold at which good hydration practices start to become crucial...

The different types of Sweat Test and why you should have one
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The different types of Sweat Test and why you should have one

Here’s a pub-quiz-worthy fact for you, humans sweat considerably more than any other animal on earth. Our sweat rate can be up...

How precise does your hydration plan really need to be?
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How precise does your hydration plan really need to be?

Not long ago an athlete, we'll call him Steve, sent me a spreadsheet showing his sweat rate during a number of training...

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