Hydration, Fueling and Performance Advice for Athletes

131 articles written by Andy Blow

Nutrition

How much caffeine should you use DURING training and races?

Andy Blow identifies the optimal timings and dosage of caffeine intake for athletes taking part in events of different durations.

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Nutrition

Should you be training in a fasted state?

Is 'fasted training' another fad or does it offer genuine performance benefits? Sports Scientist Andy Blow investigates...

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Motivation

Our Big Hairy Audacious Goals for 2022

Each year we all choose a 'Big Hairy Audacious Goal' to take us firmly out of our comfort zone and push us to the next level in our training.

32 Minute Read
Events

Fuelling and hydration advice for Castle Race Series Triathlons

Fuelling is often referred to as the “4th discipline” of triathlon because getting it right is crucial if you want to perform at your best. Here's some advice to help you nail your plan on race day.

31 Minute Read
Events

Fuelling and hydration advice for Castle Race Series Duathlons

Getting your fuelling and hydration strategy right on race day is crucial if you want to perform at your best during a duathlon. Here's some advice to help you nail your plan...

27 Minute Read
Events

Fuelling and hydration advice for Castle Race Series Aquathlon

Getting your fuelling and hydration strategy right on race day is crucial if you want to perform at your best during an aquathlon event.

Here's some advice to help you nail your plan.

26 Minute Read
Events

Fuelling and hydration advice for Castle Race Series Swims

Getting your fuelling and hydration strategy right on race day is crucial if you want to perform at your best during a swimming event.

Here's some advice to help you nail your plan.

10 Minute Read
Events

Fuelling and hydration advice for Castle Race Series Aquabike

Getting your fuelling and hydration strategy right on race day is crucial if you want to perform at your best during an aquabike event. Here's some advice to help you nail your plan...

25 Minute Read
Events

Fuelling and hydration advice for Castle Race Series Bike races

Getting your fuelling and hydration strategy right on race day is crucial if you want to perform at your best during a sportive. Here's some advice to help you nail your plan...

14 Minute Read
Events

Fuelling and hydration advice for Castle Race Series Runs

Getting your fuelling and hydration strategy right on race day is crucial if you want to perform at your best during a run. Here's some advice to help you nail your plan...

32 Minute Read
Motivation

How to decide whether to DNS or push through and start your big race

Injury or illness can leave you unsure whether to toe the start line of your next race or have a line in. Sports Scientist Andy Blow explains how best to make a decision that's right for you.

8 Minute Read
Nutrition

How to train your gut (and consume more carb)

Sports Scientist Andy Blow offers 10 practical guidelines to help you train your gut to absorb more carbohydrate during training and competitions...

9 Minute Read
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