Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

110 articles written by Andy Blow

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Why we batch test the Precision Hydration product range

Precision Hydration founder Andy Blow explains why the entire PH product range is batch-tested and undergoes rigorous scrutiny in order to ensure they adhere to the WADA Anti-Doping Code.

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Does drinking cold drinks in hot weather improve performance?

Sports Scientist Andy Blow explains the effects of cold drinks / slushies on athletes' performing in hot conditions...

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Indoor training with Paralympic gold medallist Claire Cashmore

Paralympian Claire Cashmore shares a critical power indoor bike session and explains her "love-hate" relationship with a 40-minute session that you can add to your training plan.

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Indoor training session with pro IM triathlete Sarah Crowley

Sarah Crowley has twice finished on the podium at the IRONMAN World Championships and she gives us an insight into how she trains by sharing her favourite indoor training session.

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How to get your nutrition strategy right for endurance performance

Precision Hydration often refer to the '3 key levers' when fuelling for endurance performance. Andy Blow explains how to use carbohydrates, fluid and sodium - so that you can perform at your best.

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PH Sweat Test Officer completes 10 marathons in 10 days for charity

Precision Hydration caught up with Sweat Test Officer and GH Run Coaching's Gary Howells to hear about how he got on during his 10 marathons in 10 days challenge on a treadmill for charity.

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My favourite indoor training session: Pro IM 70.3 triathlete Emma Pallant

Pro triathlete Emma Pallant shows us her favourite indoor training session and it's ominously named "the burn is real". It's one to get sweaty to when you're next on your trainer in your pain cave.

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Finding new goals (and 'Everesting') during lockdown

PH spoke to Sam Pictor after he completed the Everesting Challenge by climbing the equivalent height of Mount Everest (and spent 11 hours in the saddle) on a Zwift ride during lockdown.

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Mastering transitions in sport, life and lockdown

After enjoying great success in the world of finance, Gordo Byrn went on to compete in triathlon at a world-class level and now juggles family, fitness and triathlon coaching. Here's his current take

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Meet the inspirational teenager who completed 19 hours of continuous exercise for charity

Precision Hydration spoke to teenage athlete, Ted Ward, after he helped raise money for Julia's House charity by undertaking 19 hours of non-stop sport during lockdown...

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My favourite indoor training session: Pro triathlete Sam Appleton

Precision Hydration's athletes are sharing their favourite indoor training sessions and pro triathlete Sam Appleton has got a "fun one" for us...

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The triathlete who completed a lockdown IM 70.3 for the NHS

Precision Hydration caught up with 220 Triathlon magazine's Features Editor, Matt Baird, after he completed a half-IRONMAN in his back garden.