Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes


What should you eat during the hours before training and races?

PH Founder Andy Blow draws on his own experience and the literature to explain what, how much and when you should eat during the few hours before exercise...


What can Premier League footballers teach endurance athletes about recovery?

Wolverhampton Wanderers' Head Nutritionist Dr Mayur Ranchordas explains what endurance athletes can learn from Premier League footballers when it comes to nutrition and recovery...


Run To Refuge: The athlete with cerebral palsy who's running 1,900 miles

Ultrarunner Tom Crossland explains how his meticulous approach to training ensures he won't let cerebral palsy stand in his way when running 1,900 miles around the coast of England and Wales...


How useful is the Gatorade Gx Sweat Patch?

We've been thoroughly testing Gatorade's Gx Sweat Patch since it was launched and have shared our thoughts on its utility here.


6 ways you’re getting your fueling strategy wrong (and how to fix it!)

Your fueling strategy is a hugely important aspect of your performance on race day. We've outlined 6 ways you could be getting your fueling wrong and provided ways to fix these 'nutrition fails'...


Why we're getting into fueling

Why are a company called Precision Hydration getting into fueling? PH co-founder Andy Blow explains all...


Can athletes consume MORE than 90g of carb per hour?

There's a growing trend for athletes to report consuming more than 90g of carb per hour during events, but is this really possible? Abby Coleman explores the evidence...


How to fuel an ultra endurance race

Nutrition and hydration play a crucial role in your success during ultra races. We take a look at how to prepare your fueling plan and explain what to do if things go wrong mid-race...


Does the type of carb in your energy products really matter?

Sports Scientist Abby Coleman explains why the type of carb in your energy products only really matters once you've addressed two more important aspects of your fueling strategy...


How many hours should athletes train during pregnancy?

Sports Scientist Inez Griffin explores the literature and guidance for athletes training during pregnancy, and provides some practical training advice for pregnant mothers...


Can you train your gut to optimise your fueling strategy?

The most common reason for athletes failing to finish a race are 'gut issues' resulting from a high-carb intake. The good news is that your gut can be trained to take on more carbs...


The Pregnant Athlete: How pro athletes changed their training volume during pregnancy

Pro triathletes Michelle Heneghan and Mary Robbins share their training plans to show how their training volume changed pre-pregnancy and during pregnancy...