Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes


What are shin splints and how can we treat them?

Sport physiologist Ben Cox discusses shin splints by explaining the real name for them, what they are, what causes them, and how to treat lower leg pain.


Does consuming more salt mean you'll have saltier sweat?

Precision Hydration's resident Sports Scientist, Abby Coleman, answers the question of whether increasing your salt intake will affect your sweat sodium concentration by looking at the research.


Indoor training session with pro IM triathlete Sarah Crowley

Sarah Crowley has twice finished on the podium at the IRONMAN World Championships and she gives us an insight into how she trains by sharing her favourite indoor training session.


How to get your nutrition strategy right for endurance performance

Precision Hydration often refer to the '3 key levers' when fuelling for endurance performance. Andy Blow explains how to use carbohydrates, fluid and sodium - so that you can perform at your best.


Reframing your approach to training after a race postponement

Nicki Boyd was taking on the 3,000-mile RAAM, raising funds for her friend Claire Danson who was paralysed in an accident. We spoke to Nicki to discuss motivation and training after RAAM was postponed


PH Sweat Test Officer completes 10 marathons in 10 days for charity

Precision Hydration caught up with Sweat Test Officer and GH Run Coaching's Gary Howells to hear about how he got on during his 10 marathons in 10 days challenge on a treadmill for charity.


My favourite indoor training session: Pro IM 70.3 triathlete Emma Pallant

Pro triathlete Emma Pallant shows us her favourite indoor training session and it's ominously named "the burn is real". It's one to get sweaty to when you're next on your trainer in your pain cave.


Watch: 'on-nomi' with Andy and 2x Olympian Eilish McColgan

Andy Blow shares an online drink with two-time Olympian Eilish McColgan to discuss the Olympics, training during the COVID-19 pandemic and the toilet roll situation in Arizona...


How this pro triathlete is using sweat rate data to improve his performance

Pro triathlete and three-time Norseman Xtreme Triathlon winner, Allan Hovda, explains how he's been measuring his sweat rate to improve his hydration strategy.


Breathing techniques and mindfulness for endurance athletes

Precision Hydration have asked qualified yoga teacher, Nicole Allen, to share yogic breathing and mindfulness techniques for endurance athletes to practice.


Finding new goals (and 'Everesting') during lockdown

PH spoke to Sam Pictor after he completed the Everesting Challenge by climbing the equivalent height of Mount Everest (and spent 11 hours in the saddle) on a Zwift ride during lockdown.


Lockdown training part 3: Finding the positives

In the final blog of our 'lockdown training' series, PH ambassadors reveal the positive experiences they've been able to take from lockdown, with the theme of 'more sleep' a common one!