Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

97 articles tagged with "Hydration"

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Do you sweat when you swim?

Sports Scientist Inez Griffin answers the question of 'do you sweat when you swim?' and highlights the importance of having effective hydration strategies for pool and open water swimming.

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What happens when you drink too much before a race?

Sports Scientist Abby Coleman explores pre-race hyponatremia and the dangers associated with athletes drinking too much before a race.

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Is non-alcoholic beer an effective recovery drink for athletes?

There's a growing trend for athletes to turn to non-alcoholic beer rather than the 'real' thing after training sessions and races, but is alcohol-free beer an effective recovery drink?

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How this Australian ultrarunner used PH to overcome his struggles with cramp

Australian ultrarunner Daniel Murray explains what he learned from his Sweat Test and how PH helped him enjoy a cramp-free 50k race.

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How long does it take to die from dehydration?

Sports Scientist Abby Coleman delves into survival stories and the scientific evidence to answer the question - how long does it take to die from dehydration?

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How strong electrolyte drinks can help POTS sufferers

Hydration is extremely important for people who suffer from POTS and we explain why a strong electrolyte drink can help ease the dehydrating symptoms associated with POTS.

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Why we batch test the Precision Hydration product range

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

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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...

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Can Precision Hydration cure a hangover?

Many athletes comment on the hangover-relieving qualities of a PH 1500 electrolyte supplement and Sports Scientist Abby Coleman explains how a PH 1500 might help ease hangover symptoms.

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Does consuming more salt mean you'll have saltier sweat?

Precision Hydration's resident Sports Scientist, Abby Coleman, answers the question of whether increasing your salt intake will affect your sweat sodium concentration by looking at the research.

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How this pro triathlete is using sweat rate data to improve his performance

Pro triathlete and three-time Norseman Xtreme Triathlon winner, Allan Hovda, explains how he's been measuring his sweat rate to improve his hydration strategy.

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Learning about hyponatremia and the importance of rehydration the hard way

Triathlete Ron Gordon details his experiences of several terrifying collapses after IRONMAN races and training rides, which were brought on by hyponatremia and a lack of rehydration...