Hydration, Fueling and Performance Advice for Athletes

131 articles written by Andy Blow

Hydration

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...

7 Minute Read
Performance

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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Performance

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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Nutrition

How to get your fueling and hydration strategy right for endurance performance

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

15 Minute Read
Interview

Sweat Test Officer completes 10 marathons in 10 days for charity

We 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.

5 Minute Read
Interview

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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Interview

Finding new goals (and 'Everesting') during lockdown

Precision Fuel & Hydration spoke to Sam Pictor after he completed the Everesting Challenge by climbing the equivalent height of Mount Everest on a Zwift ride during lockdown.

5 Minute Read
Performance

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

7 Minute Read
Events

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

Precision Fuel & 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...

4 Minute Read
Performance

My favourite indoor training session: Pro triathlete Sam Appleton

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

1 Minute Read
Events

The triathlete who completed a lockdown IM 70.3 for the NHS

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

7 Minute Read
Performance

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.

9 Minute Read
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