Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

31 articles written by Abby Coleman

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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?

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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.

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The 3 R's of Recovery: How to optimise your post-exercise nutrition

The 3 R's of Recovery involve refuelling, rebuilding and rehydrating. Abby Coleman details how you can optimise your post-exercise carbohydrate and protein intake to improve your recovery.

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Which recovery tools are worth your time and money?

Sports Scientist Abby Coleman analyses a variety of recovery tools and gives us the lowdown on which ones we should consider using for post-exercise recovery.

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4 ways NOT to fail when stepping up to ultra-endurance distances

Precision Hydration spoke to ultra-endurance author, coach and podcast host Jason Koop to find out how not to fail when stepping up to ultra distances.

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Does sunscreen affect how much you sweat?

The health benefits of wearing sunscreen have been well founded but can it affect the way you sweat when exercising? Sports Scientist Abby Coleman explores the research.

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Why do my legs hurt so much after some workouts?

How do you know if your post-training/race muscle pain is DOMS or something more serious? Sports Scientist Abby Coleman explores the dangers of rhabdomyolysis for athletes...

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How to maintain your performance in extreme heat

Sports Scientist Abby Coleman explores the dangers of exercising in extreme heat and explains how you can mitigate the effects in order to maintain performance.

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Do vitamin D supplements boost performance?

Sports Scientist Abby Coleman explores the growing trend of athletes using vitamin D supplements and investigates their effects on performance.

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Can Precision Hydration cure a hangover?

Many athletes comment on the hangover-relieving qualities of a PH 1500 electrolyte supplement and Sports Scientist Abby Coleman explains how a PH 1500 might help ease hangover symptoms.

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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.

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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.