Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

113 articles written by Andy Blow

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How to stay hydrated during Haute Route Watopia on Zwift

As the Official Hydration Partner of Haute Route, it's our job to help you nail your hydration and so here are some things to consider before the first stage...

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How to stay hydrated during a long distance canoe race

PH explain how to start and stay hydrated, as well as carry your drinks, during a long distance paddle.

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How this Ultraman fuels his multi-day endurance races

We spoke to Ultraman winner and two-time Ultraman World Championship podium finisher, Arnaud Selukov, about what it takes to complete 320 miles (515km) of swim-bike-run.

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How to approach swim training during the off season

The off season provides an ideal opportunity to work on your swimming technique and we've asked triathlon coach, Rick Kiddle, for his advice for the off season.

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Performance tips from 15x IM 70.3 winner Sam Appleton

Precision Hydration spoke to Sam Appleton to find out how a winner of 15 IM 70.3 races approaches training, nutrition, hydration and recovery.

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The barefoot runner: From overweight smoker to endurance athlete

Running barefoot has become an increasingly popular pastime for some endurance athletes and we spoke with Billy Vosnakis to understand more about running without footwear.

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Optimal bodyweight for racing: Is lighter really better?

The controversial topic of racing weight and performance hit the headlines with Mary Cain's allegations about her former Nike Oregon Project coach Alberto Salazar. Andy gives his views on the subject

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How to stay hydrated during indoor training

Do athletes sweat more when training indoors? Precision Hydration founder and Sport & Exercise Scientist Andy Blow looks at how we sweat indoors and how to approach hydration for indoor training.

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How PH has helped these athletes start winning the war on cramp

Precision Hydration have spoken to several athletes who have been in touch to let us know how PH electrolytes have helped them overcome or alleviate their cramping issues.

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New lab-based evidence suggests electrolyte intake can help reduce cramps

The cause of cramp remains a topic of debate. The theory of electrolyte depletion has gained some traction following the findings of a new study - Andy Blow takes a look...

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Training alone or training with others - which is best?

Is it better to train on your own or as part of a group? Precision Hydration founder Andy Blow discusses the pros and cons of each style of training.

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How to stay hydrated during a marathon

When racing for two hours or more you’re right on the threshold at which good hydration practices start to become crucial to perform at your best. Why not consider your marathon hydration strategy...