Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

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.

Nutrition

What to eat in the heat

Sports dietitian Brooke Schohl shares her tips for what athletes should be eating in the summer to fuel their training, races and recovery.

Interview

How to run 100 marathons in 3 years...

In the latest in our series of interviews with Precision Hydration users, we chatted to Richard Keatley, who's been using the products for a while, he's aiming for 100 marathon finishes in 3 years...

Interview

How to stay hydrated when you're sheep shearing

A number of the world's best shearers use our hypotonic electrolyte supplements to stay hydrated when they're at work or competing. Here's what they do...

Hydration

How to stay hydrated when you're stuck at 35,000 feet

The air inside the cabin of a plane has a humidity level of between 15-20% (much lower than at ground level), this is why you 'dry out' when you fly. Here's how to stay hydrated on your next flight...

Performance

How to balance training with the demands of modern life

Precision Hydration founder and former elite triathlete Andy Blow shares his tips for how to get the most out of training when time is limited.

Hydration

How well do different drinks really hydrate you?

I thought I’d write a piece on how well different types of drinks are retained in the body as that’s a question we get a fair bit and it’s of some practical use.

Nutrition

Should you just stick with real food to fuel your race?

If you’ve ever wondered whether sports nutrition products are actually any more effective than ‘normal foods’ at sustaining exercise performance, you’re definitely not alone...

Hydration

How to tell if you’re dehydrated

Here's a quick guide to checking your hydration status (and avoiding getting dehydrated!)

Hydration

Why drinking coconut water during exercise is coco-nuts

Coconut water is high in potassium but low in sodium, which means it's not the miracle sports drink it's often marketed as...

Hydration

H is for Hyponatremia

We have talked about hyponatremia before but to remind you, it’s a condition that most often occurs in those who drink too much during exercise...