Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

Nutrition

When healthy eating becomes an unhealthy obsession

Professional triathlete Scott Bayvel tells us how his approach to a low-carb, high-fat diet became unhealthy and led to an obsessive eating disorder called orthorexia...

Nutrition

Are you fuelling adequately to maintain health and performance?

Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport hit the headlines following Mary Cain's revelations about her time with the Nike Oregon Project. Sports Scientist Inez Griffin explains how to avoid RED-S...

Hydration

Can youth athletes use Precision Hydration products?

We're often asked by parents and coaches: "can my child use Precision Hydration?". The simple answer is "yes" but context is key when deciding whether to use a hydration strategy and electrolytes...

Interview

Atlantic Rowing Race: Preparing for an ultra challenge in the COVID era

More people have climbed Mount Everest than have rowed the Atlantic Ocean, so we caught up with Keith Burnet to find out how he's preparing for the challenge of rowing 3,000 miles.

Gear

Sleeping bags and safety pins: How to prepare your kit for multi-day events

Record-breaking ultrarunner and UKA coach Damian Hall talks us through his thought process for selecting kit for multi-stage ultramarathons such as the Marathon des Sables. 

Nutrition

How to be self-sufficient with your race nutrition in the "new normal"

Sports Dietitian and Performance Nutritionist Claire Fudge explains how athletes can be self-sufficient when racing under Covid restrictions in the "new normal".

Hydration

Do you sweat when you swim?

Sports Scientist Inez Griffin answers the question of 'do you sweat when you swim?' and highlights the importance of having effective hydration strategies for pool and open water swimming.

Interview

Developing an ultra-endurance mindset (and rowing the Atlantic Ocean)

HMS Oardacious captain Hugo Mitchell-Heggs explain the importance of developing your mindset for ultra-endurance events after completing the 2,550 nautical mile Atlantic Rowing Race...

Performance

Painkillers in sport: A necessity or a serious health risk?

Some athletes may use painkillers to mask injuries so that they can continue to perform, so Sports Scientist Abby Coleman explores the dangers and recommendations for NSAID use in sport...

Performance

How not to use painkillers (what JP learned from a self-inflicted DNF)

Precision Hydration's Customer Service Manager James Phillips gives us an insight into the lessons he learned after making an ill-advised decision on the morning of a race...

Hydration

What happens when you drink too much before a race?

Sports Scientist Abby Coleman explores pre-race hyponatremia and the dangers associated with athletes drinking too much before a race.

Interview

How to use indoor training to prepare for the heat of racing

Paralympic medal-winning athlete Crystal Lane-Wright tells PH how she's using winter training for heat acclimation and to prepare her hydration strategy for the Tokyo Games...