Eat, sleep, and prepare for race day like a pro
The build-up to race day can be a nerve-wracking experience for any athlete, so the athletes at Precision Hydration have given their best tips on how they prepare for a big race.
Andy Reviews: 'Why We Sleep' by Matthew Walker
Precision Hydration founder Andy Blow reviews 'Why We Sleep' - a book that highlights the hidden value of getting quality sleep to ensure optimal performance.
How much should you be drinking when you're sweating?
Ideally, a hydration plan should be based on a few pieces of information. This framework is based on a combination of scientific evidence and experience working with athletes in real world scenarios
Tips for balancing training with being a busy working mum
We were talking about the topics of overtraining, burnout and work/life balance with Charlie and she had some useful thoughts from a mum's perspective that we thought you'd find interesting...
5 things to consider when training for something new
Training for an unfamiliar discipline is certainly a different beast to training for an event for which you are already specifically fit. Consider these points when taking on a new challenge...
How to use Heart Rate Variability (HRV) to optimise your training and recovery
iThlete's Simon Wegerif explains how you can optimise your training and recovery by monitoring your Heart Rate Variability.
Sarah Crowley on her🥈 at the IRONMAN 70.3 Asia Pacific Champs
Brad caught up with Sarah Crowley to chat about her 2nd place finish at the IRONMAN 70.3 Asia Pacific Champs...
How understanding your motivation can drive your performance
What’s really motivating you to compete? Motivation research is well-evidenced and well-regarded by sport psychologists. Understanding what motivates you is a crucial component of performing well...
3 Ways To Cope With Pre-Race Nerves
Pre-race jitters will have affected most athletes at one stage or another, and this reaction can be attributed to the ‘fight or flight’ response. Here are a few potential coping strategies...
How endurance sport helps Allie Bailey battle depression
Endurance athlete and extreme sport thrill seeker, Allie Bailey, tells us why there are many parallels between the rules for endurance sport and mental health well-being.
A brief history of hydration advice for athletes
Hydration advice for athletes has changed dramatically over the last ~100 years.This has perhaps been most clearly documented in the writing of Prof. Tim Noakes. Andy looks into their research...
Meet the couple using the London Marathon to perfect their IRONMAN run
Is it possible to achieve marathon success at this year’s London Marathon when focussing on a wider goal?