Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

Hydration

How useful is the Gatorade Gx Sweat Patch?

We've been thoroughly testing Gatorade's Gx Sweat Patch since it was launched and have shared our thoughts on its utility here.

Nutrition

6 ways you’re getting your fueling strategy wrong (and how to fix it!)

Your fueling strategy is a hugely important aspect of your performance on race day. We've outlined 6 ways you could be getting your fueling wrong and provided ways to fix these 'nutrition fails'...

Nutrition

Why we're getting into fueling

Why are a company called Precision Hydration getting into fueling? PH co-founder Andy Blow explains all...

Nutrition

Can athletes consume MORE than 90g of carb per hour?

There's a growing trend for athletes to report consuming more than 90g of carb per hour during events, but is this really possible? Abby Coleman explores the evidence...

Nutrition

How to fuel an ultra endurance race

Nutrition and hydration play a crucial role in your success during ultra races. We take a look at how to prepare your fueling plan and explain what to do if things go wrong mid-race...

Nutrition

Does the type of carb in your energy products really matter?

Sports Scientist Abby Coleman explains why the type of carb in your energy products only really matters once you've addressed two more important aspects of your fueling strategy...

Performance

How many hours should athletes train during pregnancy?

Sports Scientist Inez Griffin explores the literature and guidance for athletes training during pregnancy, and provides some practical training advice for pregnant mothers...

Nutrition

Can you train your gut to optimise your fueling strategy?

The most common reason for athletes failing to finish a race are 'gut issues' resulting from a high-carb intake. The good news is that your gut can be trained to take on more carbs...

Interview

The Pregnant Athlete: How pro athletes changed their training volume during pregnancy

Pro triathletes Michelle Heneghan and Mary Robbins share their training plans to show how their training volume changed pre-pregnancy and during pregnancy...

Nutrition

Which energy products are right for you?

To help you select the format of fuel that's right for you, Andy Blow outlines the pros and cons of carb drinks, gels, chews and bars...

Nutrition

How much carbohydrate do athletes need per hour?

When refining your fueling strategy, the key question to answer is 'How much carbohydrate do you need per hour?'. Sports Scientist Andy Blow outlines the science and basic guidelines for athletes...

Hydration

How elite athletes prepare hydration and cooling tactics for hot weather

Sports Scientist Abby Coleman explores the findings of a 2019 study that investigated hydration strategies and cooling techniques amongst athletes at the Doha World Champs...

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