Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

Hydration

Do you sweat more as you get fitter?

Ever wondered why you're so much sweatier than the people around you? Precision Hydration's Andy Blow looks at how fitness levels impact upon your sweat rate.

Performance

The economics of being a pro triathlete

What is life as a professional triathlete really like? Team PH captain and pro triathlete Brad Williams gives an insight into the travel and financial implications of life as a pro athlete.

Hydration

Salt and the high blood pressure hypothesis

Sodium Chloride (NaCl) has been linked with a rise in hypertension (high blood pressure) in the population, but is it the only cause? Andy Blow discusses this relationship in more detail...

Gear

James and Sean review the ARK Orno Swimrun suit

The ARK Orno 2 was the Swimrun suit of choice at the OTILLO Scilly Isles and the World Championships, so James and Sean have reviewed the suit for us.

Hydration

Does altitude cause you to dehydrate faster?

The common consensus is that training at altitude results in an improved performance at sea-level, but what effect does altitude have on your hydration status? Andy Blow discusses exactly that...

Hydration

How to start a long swim well hydrated

Starting hydrated is key to performing at your best during longer swims. You'll be sweating during the swim and with limited opportunites to drink, it's important to start fully topped up.

Motivation

Retirement: How to deal with life after sport

2012 Olympic triathlete-turned-coach/magician Stuart Hayes writes about the challenges of transitioning from athlete to retirement, coaching or another profession.

Performance

Olympian Stu Hayes on the challenges of recovering from major injury

2012 Olympian Stuart Hayes details the challenges athletes face when recovering from major injury and gives advice on being patient, finding positives and setting goals.

Interview

5 things I learned doing my first swimrun….

Having had a fantastic experience on the Isles of Scilly and far exceeding any performance goals (coming 3rd overall believe it or not), I thought I'd share what I learned by doing my first swimrun...

Performance

Are saunas an effective recovery tool for athletes?

Sparta Science are on the cutting edge of technology when it comes to improving athlete resilience. They discuss the cognitive and physical benefits of a sauna as a recovery tool for athletes...

Performance

Top 5 tips for tapering

The team at Precision Hydration have provided their top-five tapering tips for you to use in the build-up to your next event.

Performance

Eat, sleep, and prepare for race day like a pro

The build-up to race day can be a nerve-wracking experience for any athlete, so the athletes at Precision Hydration have given their best tips on how they prepare for a big race.