Hydration and performance advice for athletes

Andy Blow

What is hyponatremia and how can you avoid it?

Hyponatremia hit the headlines with the publication of data on the prevalence of the condition in Ironman finishers. Scarily, over 10% of...


How to break into the Top 10 at Ironman Cozumel by refining your hydration strategy

Rachel Hallam's Kona ended in the medical tent. We worked with her to refine her hydration strategy and were delighted to see her...

Jan Bakelants

How pro cyclist Jan Bakelants stayed hydrated during La Vuelta.

It's always a huge buzz for us when we discover a pro athlete at the top of their sport has done their research,...

Hot drinks
Andy Blow

What to drink when you're not sweating

This is the third blog in Porsche Human Performance's ‘7 Habits of Good Nutrition’ series on precisionhydration.com. Habit #3 is drinking mainly non-calorie drinks....

Salt carriers

What to do when you lose 2.5x more sodium than the average athlete.

Here at Precision Hydration we've tested literally thousands of athletes with our Advanced Sweat Test. As you can imagine, we’ve just about...

Lady drinking
Andy Blow

Can you overdose on sports drink?

There are tell-tale signs that you might be overdoing your sodium consumption and the key to finding the 'sweet spot' with your...

Lands End

What Helen Sharp learned riding across Britain on her bike.

Spin instructor and PH drinker Helen Sharp rode across Britain in September. We asked her to tell us all how it went and...

Teddy bear ill

How to avoid illnesses that’ll hamper your training

Having skinned my knuckles trying to de-ice the car windscreen this morning with a debit card, I think it’s safe to declare...


Does caffeine boost your performance?

We've written about caffeine before from a hydration point of view. Pretty much all credible sports scientists agree it can boost performance. It...

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How a hydration fail led to an 8:45 finish at IM Mallorca.

We first met Alain Friedrich when he was a Team Freespeed member based out of London. After he moved back to Switzerland,...

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Andy Blow

How to motivate yourself to train this winter

On the whole, we endurance athletes are a pretty self-motivating bunch of human beings. But even endurance athletes are only human and...

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Hydration lessons from Kona (and other hot races) by Iron Kaisa Jacobsen.

Having raced in Kona four times now (placing 5th, 5th, 7th and 15th in my age group) and with two wins in Ironman...

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