Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

91 articles tagged with "Hydration"

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How to stay hydrated during winter training

Hydration is always a big topic during the summer, when warmer weather leads to increased sweat rates, but it's also important to stay hydrated during winter training. Here's how...

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How to stay hydrated during the Marathon Des Sables

Alongside pacing and foot care, hydration is one of the most important factors behind success at the MdS...

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The ’S’ Word - Why is there sugar in the new Precision Hydration range?

Our all-natural drink mixes contain a small amount of carbohydrate. Here's why...

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A short history of sports drinks (and the science behind them)

Here's a potted history of sports drinks from the humble beginnings of Lucozade and Gatorade, to the future of hydration: personalization.

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Should you be heat training?

What is heat stress training? How does it work and does it actually work? And, how can you try it out? Andy Blow gives his verdict on heat training in our blog.

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How to stay hydrated and fuelled at the Icon Classic Ocean Kayak race

The Icon Classic Ocean Kayak and SUP race is an interesting event from a hydration and fuelling point of view. Andy Blow provides some advice for the race.

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Is it best to drink water or dump it on yourself to stay cool in hot weather?

Is it best to drink water or dump it on yourself to stay cool in hot weather? Tips for how to stay cool when racing in hot conditions from our sports scientist.

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How to stay hydrated when you're stuck at 35,000 feet

The air inside the cabin of a plane has a humidity level of between 15-20% (much lower than at ground level), this is why you 'dry out' when you fly. Here's how to stay hydrated on your next flight...

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How well do different drinks really hydrate you?

I thought I’d write a piece on how well different types of drinks are retained in the body as that’s a question we get a fair bit and it’s of some practical use.

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How to tell if you’re dehydrated

Here's a quick guide to checking your hydration status (and avoiding getting dehydrated!)

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Why drinking coconut water during exercise is coco-nuts

Coconut water is high in potassium but low in sodium, which means it's not the miracle sports drink it's often marketed as...

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H is for Hyponatremia

We have talked about hyponatremia before but to remind you, it’s a condition that most often occurs in those who drink too much during exercise...