Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

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

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.

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?

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?

Interview

This guy is running 100 marathons in three years...

Richard Keatley has been using our electrolyte drinks for a while now. Last summer he took his hydration strategy to the next level by taking our Advanced Sweat Test. Why?

Hydration

How to stay hydrated during the Jurassic Coast Challenge

Andy Blow did the Jurassic Coast Challenge again so we put together a recommended hydration plan for the event to help those of you doing it from making the same mistakes he made first time around

Hydration

What is hyponatremia and how can you avoid it?

Nausea, fatigue, headaches towards the end of race? It could be hyponatremia. A medical term describing low blood sodium levels, often driven by over-drinking

Interview

How pro cyclist Jan Bakelants stayed hydrated during La Vuelta

Jan Bakelants won the Yellow Jersey during the 2013 Tour de France, then held it for two stages. He uses Precision Hydration to stay hydrated on his bike.

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