Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

Hydration

How to stay hydrated when you’re riding L’Etape Du Tour (and other sportives)

If you want to perform at your best during the Etape then getting your training, nutrition & hydration right is going to be very important.

Interview

This guy shaved 25 minutes off his IM time by finally getting his hydration strategy right!

Alan Hinchcliffe had always suffered with debilitating cramp towards the end of races. Until he personalised his hydration strategy...

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...