Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

97 articles tagged with "Hydration"

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How much should you be drinking when you're sweating?

Ideally, a hydration plan should be based on a few pieces of information. This framework is based on a combination of scientific evidence and experience working with athletes in real world scenarios

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A brief history of hydration advice for athletes

Hydration advice for athletes has changed dramatically over the last ~100 years.This has perhaps been most clearly documented in the writing of Prof. Tim Noakes. Andy looks into their research...

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4 tips for mastering water stations at a marathon

Getting fluids in without choking or spilling most of it down your front whilst running is not an easy task! Here's some advice on how to overcome the issue of drinking on the move during a marathon.

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Why do humans sweat so much?

"The ability to sweat was our secret weapon, as it gave us the option to keep moving at a steady, aerobic pace during the hottest part of the day without significantly overheating."

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How getting older affects your performance and what you can do about it

Getting slower is a subject I think about often and it has been in evidence for me personally for about a decade now, but I feel I'm starting to get to grips with it. Here's my thoughts...

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A Sweat Test + stronger electrolyte drinks helped Marc Casals run his first cramp-free New York Marathon (at the 3rd attempt!)

3 months after getting his sweat tested and personalizing his hydration strategy, Marc Casals finished his first cramp-free NYC Marathon (at the 3rd attempt)!

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Why hydration still matters in cold climates and how to nail your strategy

Winter is not a time to forget about proper fluid, carbohydrate and electrolyte intake if you want to perform at your best. Here's some tips to help you dial in your plan for colder climates.

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18 athletes who overcame their issues with cramp by using stronger electrolyte supplements

Here's some of the many anecdotes/case studies suggesting stronger sports drinks can help you avoid cramping up during long periods of sweating...

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Severe hyponatremia and altitude sickness put this ultrarunner in a coma

Here's an extreme example of an ultrarunner who suffered from hyponatremia whilst traversing the Rockies.

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4 ways to master drinking at the London Marathon

Getting fluids in without choking or spilling most of it down your front whilst running is not an easy task! Here's some advice on how to master drinking on the move during the London Marathon…

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How David Kurtz beat muscle cramp after 30 years searching for a solution

Cycist David Kurtz tells us how he used Precision Hydration's PH 1500 electrolyte drinks to beat his issues with muscle cramp after 30 years of searching for a solution!

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Avoiding injury and maintaining consistency when training for an ‘ultra’

Tips on how to get your training done whilst minimising the risk of injury.