Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes


Is non-alcoholic beer an effective recovery drink for athletes?

There's a growing trend for athletes to turn to non-alcoholic beer rather than the 'real' thing after training sessions and races, but is alcohol-free beer an effective recovery drink?


Sarah Crowley's fuelling strategy for IRONMAN Cairns

Pro triathlete Sarah Crowley finished 2nd at IRONMAN Cairns and the two-time Kona podium finisher shares her fuelling strategy for racing with us.


What to expect when racing in "the new normal"

Age-group triathlete David Cole shares his experiences of racing (and winning) for the first time under the new COVID-induced event restrictions.


Preparation and fuelling for a Channel Swim... in a pool

We caught up with triathlete Martin Bond after he swam the equivalent length of the English Channel - 33km - in a swimming pool for charity.


24 Hour Fuelling: Nutrition lessons from a record-breaking challenge

We spoke to triathlete Allan Hovda to find out how he fuelled a record-breaking ride that saw him cover 885km in 24 hours.


How this Australian ultrarunner used PH to overcome his struggles with cramp

Australian ultrarunner Daniel Murray explains what he learned from his Sweat Test and how PH helped him enjoy a cramp-free 50k race.


How does the menstrual cycle affect training and performance?

Sports Scientist Inez Griffin explains different methods that female athletes can use to minimise the impact of the menstrual cycle on their training and performance...


How long does it take to die from dehydration?

Sports Scientist Abby Coleman delves into survival stories and the scientific evidence to answer the question - how long does it take to die from dehydration?


How strong electrolyte drinks can help POTS sufferers

Hydration is extremely important for people who suffer from POTS and we explain why a strong electrolyte drink can help ease the dehydrating symptoms associated with POTS.


Racing with the pro's: What an age-group triathlete learned from Helvellyn

Top age-group triathlete Jo Clarke talks about her experience of racing in the elite wave at the Helvellyn Triathlon - her first triathlon since the pandemic scuppered the race calendar.


How lockdown prepared PH athletes for a return to racing

Athletes with PH in their bottles returned to racing at the Helvellyn Triathlon and we caught up with them to hear how training during lockdown prepared them for their first race of 2020.


Did Helvellyn Triathlon offer a glimpse into the future of racing?

We caught up with professional PH triathletes who raced the Helvellyn Triathlon to get their thoughts on how the future of competitive racing might look.

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