Hydration, Fueling and Performance Advice for Athletes

136 articles written by Andy Blow

Performance

The art of tapering (and a tale of two tapers)

Andy Blow recalls two very different experiences of race tapering to illustrate there's more than one way to build up to your A race.

8 Minute Read
Motivation

Our Big Hairy Audacious Goals for 2021

Our Big Hairy Audacious Goals for 2021

5 Minute Read
Nutrition

Should you use carbs or fat to fuel endurance exercise?

Should you be fuelling with carbs or following a low carb, high fat diet? Andy Blow looks at what the current evidence suggests is best practice for athletes.

13 Minute Read
Performance

Planning your race: The power of the checklist

Precision Hydration founder Andy Blow enlists the help of pro triathlete Kat Matthews to draw up a checklist template to help you prepare for your next event.

6 Minute Read
Hydration

Why we batch test the Precision Fuel & Hydration product range

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

7 Minute Read
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.

1 Minute Read
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.

1 Minute Read
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.

16 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.

1 Minute Read
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
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