Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

113 articles written by Andy Blow

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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.

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How to monitor your HRV and improve recovery

Precision Hydration founder Andy Blow details his experiences of using a Heart Rate Variability monitor to help implement changes to his daily life, training load and travel.

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The 10 virtual events to keep you motivated (and sane) during lockdown

Precision Hydration have picked out the 10 virtual events that will be keeping them fit, motivated and sane during the lockdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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How pro triathlete Sam Appleton has adapted his training during lockdown

Precision Hydration recorded a video chat with pro triathlete Sam Appleton to hear how he's adapted his training to the lockdown situation facing the world during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Andy reviews the Aussie Grit Focus Jacket

I’ve used and tested various items from the range in the past but my current favourite is the Focus Jacket - a lightweight waterproof primarily aimed at trail runners...

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Pro tips for land-based swim training

Precision Hydration spoke to elite triathletes Sarah Crowley, Allan Hovda, Kat Matthews and Hamish Reilly to find out how we can train for swimming without using a pool or open water.

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Detraining - will I lose fitness by not training during lockdown?

The loss of fitness through detraining can be a major worry for athletes, so how's best to approach training during an enforced lay-off? Precision Hydration founder Andy Blow outlines his 5 key tips.

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How to stay hydrated when training for a Haute Route event during the Lockdown

Staying hydrated is going to be crucial if you want to perform at your best during your indoor Haute Route event. We've got some advice for you...