Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

Hydration

How to stay hydrated (and train for an Ultraman) in a war zone

Tommy Bowling is training for an Ultraman whilst serving in Afghanistan. He's working/training in 120°F (49°C) desert heat, so hydration is a BIG challenge for him. Here's how he does it...

Hydration

How much dehydration can you tolerate before your performance suffers?

The consensus is that some level of dehydration is acceptable (maybe even desirable) rather than aiming for 100% replacement of sweat during exercise. But why?

Hydration

Can hot drinks help you perform in cold weather?

Should you be drinking warm drinks when training/racing in cold climates? Does it help you stay hydrated and improve your performance in other ways? Find out...

Hydration

What we learned from getting our Sweat Test data published in an academic journal

We’ve been Sweat Testing athletes for years and so we’ve gathered a unique and interesting database of information on the composition of athlete’s sweat...

Hydration

Should your hydration strategy change as you get older?

Older athletes tend to pee more, retain less water due to decreased muscle mass and have a diminished sense of thirst. This makes getting your hydration strategy right even more important...

Performance

Should you go training on Christmas Day?

It's dedication shown over the other 364 days of the year that'll help inch you towards your goals. You won't get extra credit for going out on December 25th!

Interview

How Jasmijn Muller won the World 24-hour Time Trial Championships

Jasmijn matched the World Record of 433.2 miles to win by over 19 miles! We caught up with her to get some insight into what it takes to perform at your best in extreme conditions for a FULL DAY...

Hydration

How to combat the dehydrating symptoms of the menopause.

Suffering from hot flushes? Night Sweats? Cramp? This blog aims to help you understand some of the symptoms of menopause so you're better equipped to ease them.

Nutrition

How to minimize alcohol's effects on your waistline

How can you enjoy a few drinks whilst minimising the impact on your waistline? Jack from Porsche Human Performance shares some tips.

Interview

This guy rose 400 places in his Ironman races in less than a year...

There are few things more satisfying than hearing from a PH athlete who's chuffed to bits with a result they've just achieved...

Interview

Sweating like a pig in Hogtown (Toronto, Canada)

I set up a Sweat Test Centre in Toronto and GTA to help athletes (triathletes, cyclists, ultra-runners, tennis pros) stay hydrated when they're sweating

Interview

Olympic medalists Ashton and Brianne Eaton talk Sweat Testing, training schedules and life after success at the highest level

Double Olympic Gold medalist Ashton Eaton and his Bronze medal winning wife Brianne Theisen-Eaton had a Sweat Test at the University of Oregon. Here's how that helped them on their way to glory...