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Chelsea Sodaro- From US Olympic hopeful to IRONMAN 70.3 star

Chelsea Sodaro has enjoyed a rapid rise in the world of triathlon as the former American national running champion has made a huge impression in IRONMAN 70.3 races.

7 MINUTE READ
Hydration

How humidity affects hydration, endurance and performance

Conditions can be brutal when there's high humidity and temperatures, so Precision Fuel & Hydration's Andy Blow has looked at how you can best prepare for such environments.

10 MINUTE READ
Nutrition

Could 'managing' your gut microbiome improve your performance?

The gut microbiome has been linked with a number of health conditions and Spokes Fit's Will Newman has written a blog on how managing your gut microbiome can affect athletic performance.

6 MINUTE READ
Nutrition

The truth about ketones - do they aid recovery?

What exactly are ketones, what are their reported benefits and are they of use to you? Sports journalist James Witts reports back on his findings after attending the Science & Cycling Conference.

5 MINUTE READ
Motivation

PB in the heat? It's all in the mind...

Sports journalist James Witts explains how the physical adaptation of training in the heat can also provide mental gains for athletes.

6 MINUTE READ
Interview

'This is not for you': From the BBC sofa to completing The Norseman

BBC television presenter Louise Minchin only completed her first triathlon in 2012 but has since gone on to represent Great Britain at her age group, complete the Patagonman and the Norseman.

7 MINUTE READ
Performance

How to individualise your training in the heat

Spokes coach, Aitor Altuna, explains how best to individualise training in the heat, including adaptation protocols, cooling strategies and more.

5 MINUTE READ
Nutrition

Should you combine your carbohydrate and electrolyte drinks?

Can you have a bottle of carbs & a bottle of electrolytes and sip between them? Precision Fuel & Hydration founder Andy Blow explains the pros and cons of this strategy...

5 MINUTE READ
Nutrition

Race day nutrition: What do pro athletes eat?

Pro athletes discuss their nutrition plan for race day and give us an insight into the pre-race food mistakes they've made during their careers.

8 MINUTE READ
Hydration

Do you sweat more as you get fitter?

Ever wondered why you're so much sweatier than the people around you? Precision Hydration's Andy Blow looks at how fitness levels impact upon your sweat rate.

4 MINUTE READ
Performance

The economics of being a pro triathlete

What is life as a professional triathlete really like? Team PH captain and pro triathlete Brad Williams gives an insight into the travel and financial implications of life as a pro athlete.

8 MINUTE READ
Hydration

Salt and the high blood pressure hypothesis

Sodium Chloride (NaCl) has been linked with a rise in hypertension (high blood pressure) in the population, but is it the only cause? Andy Blow discusses this relationship in more detail...

9 MINUTE READ
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