Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

Hydration

Severe hyponatremia and altitude sickness put this ultrarunner in a coma

Here's an extreme example of an ultrarunner who suffered from hyponatremia whilst traversing the Rockies.

Hydration

4 ways to master drinking at the London Marathon

Getting fluids in without choking or spilling most of it down your front whilst running is not an easy task! Here's some advice on how to master drinking on the move during the London Marathon…

Interview

What it takes to become a 70.3 Age Group World Champion, by the numbers

Chris Standidge was the fastest British Age-Grouper at the 2018 Ironman 70.3 World Champs, crossing the line in 04:01:21. We asked him to reflect on the training that made that possible.

Performance

Are your training habits bad for your heart?

Little is known of the effect long-term participation in, endurance sport has on your heart. Some friends have suffered with cardiovascular issues and I've reflected on my approach to training...

Performance

How pros get aero on their bike

The likes of Team Ineos, Movistar and Sunweb spend huge amounts of money and man hours refining their aerodynamics. But as you’ll discover, there’s more to it than plonking Froome in a wind-tunnel…

Interview

All things aero with Simon Smart, Founder of Drag2Zero

Simon Smart is one of the most influential people in the bike industry and he explains how he's helping some of the highest performing pro athletes go faster.

Gear

Orange Mud P.F.V. (Phone. Flask. Vest.) Hydration Pack Review

James Phillips reviews the Orange Mud P.F.V, which was was designed for runs under two hours and where you only really want to carry a small flask and a few other items.

Performance

Can you trick your brain into thinking you're less fatigued than you really are?

Looking for your next exercise performance breakthrough? Understanding that lump between your ears is a good place to start…

Hydration

How David Kurtz beat muscle cramp after 30 years searching for a solution

Cycist David Kurtz tells us how he used Precision Hydration's PH 1500 electrolyte drinks to beat his issues with muscle cramp after 30 years of searching for a solution!

Hydration

Avoiding injury and maintaining consistency when training for an ‘ultra’

Tips on how to get your training done whilst minimising the risk of injury.

Performance

How to manage common chronic lower leg injuries

World-renowned chiropracter Dr Lawrence van Lingen shares a list of common lower limb injuries runners suffer from with advice on how to manage them.

Nutrition

Andy tries Go Faster Foods' Go Bites

Andy Blow reviews Go Faster Foods' Go Bites to see how they might fit in with his nutrition strategy for endurance racing.