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How to stay hydrated (and train for an Ultraman) in a war zone

Tommy Bowling is training for an Ultraman whilst serving in Afghanistan. He's working/training in 120°F (49°C) desert heat, so hydration is a BIG challenge for him. Here's how he does it...

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How much dehydration can you tolerate?

The consensus is that some level of dehydration is acceptable (maybe even desirable) rather than aiming for 100% replacement of sweat during exercise. But why?

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Can hot drinks help you perform in cold weather?

Should you be drinking warm drinks when training/racing in cold climates? Does it help you stay hydrated and improve your performance in other ways? Find out...

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What we learned from getting our Sweat Test data published

We’ve been Sweat Testing athletes for years and so we’ve gathered a unique and interesting database of information on the composition of athlete’s sweat...

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Should your hydration strategy change as you get older?

Older athletes tend to pee more, retain less water due to decreased muscle mass and have a diminished sense of thirst. This makes getting your hydration strategy right even more important...

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How to combat the dehydrating symptoms of the menopause.

Suffering from hot flushes? Night Sweats? Cramp? This blog aims to help you understand some of the symptoms of menopause so you're better equipped to ease them.

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Whats the difference between our packets, tubes & capsules?

Our multi-strength, hypotonic electrolyte supplements come in 3 different formats. Here's the differences between them...

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Sweat Test changed Superbike Champ Eugene Laverty's life

Over the years we've personalised the hydration strategies of many elite motorsport athletes, including Superbike World Championship rider Eugene Laverty.

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How to START hydrated and why that's so important.

Drinking a strong electrolyte drink to optimise your hydration status before long/hot training sessions and events can significantly improve your performance.

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How Rowland Smith hydrated for a sheep shearing world record

Shearing is sweaty work! Here's how personalising his hydration plan helped Rowland Smith smash the 8-hour strongwool ewe shearing record...

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How to stay hydrated when you’re riding L’Etape Du Tour (and other sportives)

If you want to perform at your best during the Etape then getting your training, nutrition & hydration right is going to be very important.

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Different types of sports drink and when to use them

Whether a sports drink is hypotonic, isotonic or hypertonic affects how much energy it can deliver and how quickly you can absorb it into your blood stream.

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