Hydration and performance advice for athletes

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Do you need potassium, magnesium and calcium in your sports drink?

Sodium is the main electrolyte lost in sweat and this electrolyte should be the focus for athletes when considering which sports drink...

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How to stay hydrated during indoor training

Indoor training can be viewed as an unfortunate but necessary evil by some athletes, while others relish the opportunity to get in the...

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How does your body work to prevent dehydration at night?

How much sleep do we need? Much of the literature suggests a good 7-9 hours of shut-eye is needed in order to properly rest,...

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How PH has helped these athletes start winning the war on cramp

The cause of exercise-associated muscle cramps remains a hot topic of debate and discussions about why athletes suffer from cramp are likely to continue...

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New lab-based evidence suggests electrolyte intake can help reduce cramps

The theories suggesting that exercise-associated muscle cramps are caused by electrolyte-depletion have been overshadowed by 'neuromuscular fatigue' theories in recent years, but a...

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What's new with PH electrolyte supplements?

You might have noticed a change in how your Precision Hydration packaging looks and hopefully you've been quietly impressed by the change... Let's be...

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How PH helped US Air Forcemen stay hydrated in the Middle East

A multiple finisher of IRONMAN 70.3 races, Lieutenant Colonel Mike Bliss has enjoyed a long and successful career with the US Air Force,...

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Inside the UCI World Tour with Harry Tanfield

It's been a whirlwind 18 months for Harry Tanfield as he won silver (men's omnium) and bronze (men's team pursuit) at the British...

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How to prepare for a 100 mile race on a running track

The Centurion Track 100 involves completing 403 laps of a running track in order to rack up your 100 miles. Tom Payn...

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Why do I feel dizzy after races or hard workouts?

If you’ve ever spent time near the finishing chute of an endurance event, it’s quite possible you’ll have seen athletes who were...

Alex Hutchinson

Endurance and hydration - An interview with Alex Hutchinson

We took the opportunity to sit down and Sweat Test author Alex Hutchinson while we were at the TrainingPeaks Endurance Coaching Summit in Colorado. ...

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How humidity affects hydration, endurance and performance

During February of each year I like to take a refresher course in the massive difference between how ‘hot and dry’ weather...

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