Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

31 articles written by Abby Coleman

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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!

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Lockdown training part 2: How to improvise and improve

Precision Hydration have spoken to some of our top athletes to hear how they've improvised their training during lockdown and to see if they're doing anything new.

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How does exercise help to reduce our anxiety?

How does exercise help to alleviate our stress? Sports Scientist Abby Coleman explains how & which types of exercise are best for us when we're feeling anxious.

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Cystic Fibrosis and 'Salty Sweaters'

Sweat sodium concentration can vary greatly between individuals and those with cystic fibrosis have particularly salty sweat. Abby Coleman explains what CF is and how it impacts hydration.

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The endurance athlete with Cystic Fibrosis who's inspiring others during lockdown

Sophie Grace Holmes was diagnosed with the life-threatening disease Cystic Fibrosis but that hasn't stopped her completing some epic ultra-endurance challenges.

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Why do your eating habits change during times of stress?

Why can periods of life stress result in poorer eating habits and increased caffeine consumption? Sports Scientist, Abby Coleman, explores the relationship between stress and food.

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Lockdown training part 1: How top PH athletes have adapted their plans

Precision Hydration caught up with our top athletes to hear how their training plans have shifted in response to the coronavirus pandemic and to get some training inspiration.

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Do women have different hydration needs to men?

There are very clear physiological differences between men and women, but do these differences mean that they have different hydration needs? Sports Scientist Abby Coleman takes a look...

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Science of recovery: the importance of food, hydration and sleep

Precision Hydration's Sports Scientist, Abby Coleman, sheds light on the three core principles of recovery - food, hydration and sleep.

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Meet the man who ran a garden marathon for charity during lockdown

Precision Hydration spoke to James Page after he ran 873 laps of his garden to raise money for charity during lockdown.

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How much should I drink during exercise?

A question we're regularly asked at Precision Hydration is 'how much should I drink?' There isn't a straightforward, 'one size fits all' answer, but Abby Coleman has outlined a potential strategy.

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The challenges of managing training load for a junior elite athlete

Precision Hydration spoke to elite junior triathlete Hamish Reilly to find out more about his training plan, discuss learning curves and how he approaches fuelling for races.