Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

Motivation

How to prepare obsessively and qualify for Kona

Andy Blow shares the story of his Kona obsession and how he qualified for the Ironman World Championships after failure only the year before.

Hydration

How to stay hydrated during the Marathon Des Sables

Alongside pacing and foot care, hydration is one of the most important factors behind success at the MdS...

Hydration

The ’S’ Word - Why is there sugar in the new Precision Hydration range?

Our all-natural drink mixes contain a small amount of carbohydrate. Here's why...

Nutrition

Why you should eat whole foods instead of processed foods

Sounds simple enough. But what is a whole food exactly and what is it about them that makes them so superior to processed foods?

Hydration

A short history of sports drinks (and the science behind them)

Here's a potted history of sports drinks from the humble beginnings of Lucozade and Gatorade, to the future of hydration: personalization.

Hydration

Should you be heat training?

What is heat stress training? How does it work and does it actually work? And, how can you try it out? Andy Blow gives his verdict on heat training in our blog.

Performance

Thinking about doing a Swimrun race? Read this!

Swimrun is on the rise and, if you’re looking for a new challenge, it’s well worth checking out the ÖTILLÖ series. But what does a swimrun race involve? Ben and Rhian Martin share their experiences...

Performance

How to knock 20 minutes off your Ironman run PB

Coach Rob Wilby of Team Oxygenaddict and the Cup of Tri podcast met up with us at the Ironman UK Expo to get his sweat tested 'on-air' for the show.

Nutrition

Fuelling tips for female endurance athletes

Dietician Brooke Schohl is back again with some fuelling tips, this time for the ladies in our community. Over to you Brooke..

Hydration

How to stay hydrated and fuelled at the Icon Classic Ocean Kayak race

The Icon Classic Ocean Kayak and SUP race is an interesting event from a hydration and fuelling point of view. Andy Blow provides some advice for the race.

Hydration

Is it best to drink water or dump it on yourself to stay cool in hot weather?

Is it best to drink water or dump it on yourself to stay cool in hot weather? Tips for how to stay cool when racing in hot conditions from our sports scientist.

Performance

Triathlon guide: How to put in your best performance on race day

Triathlon Coach Rob Wilby from Team Oxygenaddict is back with some advice to ensure that you get the best performance you can from your fitness.