Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

97 articles tagged with "Hydration"

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How to stay hydrated during the Jurassic Coast Challenge

Andy Blow did the Jurassic Coast Challenge again so we put together a recommended hydration plan for the event to help those of you doing it from making the same mistakes he made first time around

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What is hyponatremia and how can you avoid it?

Nausea, fatigue, headaches towards the end of race? It could be hyponatremia. A medical term describing low blood sodium levels, often driven by over-drinking

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Can you overdose on sports drink?

Is it possible to overdose on sodium by drinking too much of an electrolyte-based sports drink?

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What to drink when you're not sweating

Our friends at PHP's third blog in their ‘7 Habits of Good Nutrition’ series is on the habit of drinking mainly non-calorie drinks when you're not exercising.

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What to do when you lose 2.5x more sodium than the average athlete

Jack Richards' loses 2,314mg sodium per litre (32oz) of sweat. Here's how Precision Hydration helped him become an Ironman by personalizing his hydration strategy...

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Does caffeine boost your performance?

We've written about caffeine before from a hydration point of view. Pretty much all credible sports scientists agree it can boost performance.

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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.