131 articles written by Andy Blow
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.
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.
How Precision Fuel & Hydration has helped these athletes start winning the war on cramp
Precision Fuel & 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.
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...
Training alone or training with others - which is best?
Is it better to train on your own or as part of a group? Precision Fuel & Hydration founder Andy Blow discusses the pros and cons of each style of training.
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...
Why do I feel dizzy after races or hard workouts?
What causes dizzy spells, wobbly legs or even collapses after a race or particularly hard workout? Andy Blow explains the potential causes and solutions.
How humidity affects hydration, endurance and performance
Conditions can be brutal when there's high humidity and temperatures, so Precision Fuel & Hydration's Andy Blow has looked at how you can best prepare for such environments.
Should you combine your carbohydrate and electrolyte drinks?
Can you have a bottle of carbs & a bottle of electrolytes and sip between them? Precision Fuel & Hydration founder Andy Blow explains the pros and cons of this strategy...
Do you sweat more as you get fitter?
Ever wondered why you're so much sweatier than the people around you? Precision Hydration's Andy Blow looks at how fitness levels impact upon your sweat rate.
Salt and the high blood pressure hypothesis
Sodium Chloride (NaCl) has been linked with a rise in hypertension (high blood pressure) in the population, but is it the only cause? Andy Blow discusses this relationship in more detail...
Does altitude cause you to dehydrate faster?
The common consensus is that training at altitude results in an improved performance at sea-level, but what effect does altitude have on your hydration status? Andy Blow discusses exactly that...