Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

Performance

How to deal with the dreaded 'after-drop'

If you've read our blog about the Cold Water Research project, you'll know that not a great deal is known about the impact on the body after swimming in cold water. Here's what we do know...

Performance

Should you be rolling out after every training session?

The efficacy of rolling out has been a hot button topic in the world of sports performance. There are arguments for and against so should we or shouldn't we?

Interview

How Tom Evans came 3rd at the Marathon Des Sables.

Precision Hydration drinker Tom Evans came 3rd at the Marathon Des Sables ultra race. We asked him about his gear, hydration, nutrition and training for MDS.

Interview

Ida Nilsson is an ultra-runner in Summer and a ski-mountaineer in Winter (and she's pretty good at both)

Ida Nilsson switches from trail running to ski-mountaineering in the winter. Here's how that helps her stay at her best...

Nutrition

Why you should eat some quality protein with every meal

Dietary protein provides numerous benefits to overall health, body composition and performance including...

Nutrition

What pro cyclists eat before, during and after a race

Team Sunweb's Pro cyclist Jan Bakelants shared his race-day nutrition regime with us. The former Tour de France yellow jersey holder takes us through is pre-, during and post-race nutrition strategy.

Hydration

Different types of sports drink and when to use them

Whether a sports drink is hypotonic, isotonic or hypertonic affects how much energy it can deliver and how quickly you can absorb it into your blood stream.

Nutrition

Can you switch to a low carb, high fat diet and still maintain your performance?

Endurance athlete Penny Barker shares her experiences of a low carb, high fat (LCHF) diet whilst training for the Race Across America. How did the ketogenic approach work?

Nutrition

How does Precision Hydration fit in with your wider nutrition plan?

Hypotonic sports drinks are best for staying hydrated but they don't provide all the energy you need. Here's how to get those calories in alongside your electrolyte drinks.

Hydration

How to rehydrate quickly and improve your recovery

Athletes rarely replace 100% of their sweat losses, so rehydration is crucial. Here's how...

Performance

Why training indoors is more valuable than you might think

Here's why you really shouldn't view indoor training as a poor alternative to getting outside...

Nutrition

Should you make fruit and veg your main source of carbohydrate?

Simply put, vegetables and fruits are the best types of food we can eat for our health, but are they a suitable source of carbohydrates for athletes?