Hydration, Fueling and Performance Advice for Athletes

131 articles written by Andy Blow

Events

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

Precision Fuel & 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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Interview

How pro triathlete Sam Appleton has adapted his training during lockdown

Precision Fuel & 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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Gear

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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Performance

Pro tips for land-based swim training

Precision Fuel & 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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Performance

Detraining: Will I lose fitness by not training for a few weeks?

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?

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Hydration

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...

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Hydration

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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Hydration

How to stay hydrated during a long distance canoe race

Precision Fuel & Hydration explain how to start and stay hydrated, as well as carry your drinks, during a long distance paddle.

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Interview

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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Performance

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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Interview

Performance tips from 15x IM 70.3 winner Sam Appleton

Precision Fuel & 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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Hydration

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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