Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

Hydration

Does caffeine boost your performance?

We've written about caffeine before from a hydration point of view. Pretty much all credible sports scientists agree it can boost performance.

Motivation

How to motivate yourself to train this winter

Even endurance athletes are only human and we suffer from the same fluctuations in “get up and go” as everyone else from time to time! Here are some tips to help you get out of the door this winter...

Interview

How to go sub-10 in your second Ironman in a week (and qualify for Kona 2017)

Coach Andy Sloan talks us through his Ironman training plan and how he managed to qualify for Kona only one week after a disappointing target race...

Nutrition

How to stick to your nutrition plan

Having broadly covered what we should eat and drink in the first blog in this series on Good Habits, I’ll shift my attention towards how we should eat and drink.

Hydration

How to stay hydrated during winter training

Hydration is always a big topic during the summer, when warmer weather leads to increased sweat rates, but it's also important to stay hydrated during winter training. Here's how...

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...