Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

97 articles tagged with "Hydration"

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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...

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How to hydrate properly during a triathlon

Your hydration strategy's aim is to achieve an optimal balance of fluids and electrolytes before getting to the start line. Here's some tips on how to do that.

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How to stay hydrated out on the tennis court

Staying hydrated is crucial to your performance on the court. Here are some tips to help you with your tennis hydration strategy.

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Does coffee ACTUALLY dehydrate you and harm your performance?

Athletes tend to be heavy coffee drinkers. But drinking coffee dehydrates you, right? If so, are the benefits of caffeine outweighed by the negative effects of the dehydration on your performance?

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How to stay hydrated when carrying fluids is difficult

An explanation of how and when to use Precision Hydration's SweatSalt Capsules, which are great for events and sessions when carrying fluids is difficult.

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A hydration strategy for the Marathon des Sables

This is the 2nd in a series of blogs Andy Blow has written about staying hydrated at the Marathon des Sables.

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Why sodium is crucial to athletes performing at their best

Many athletes understand that replacing the sodium lost when they sweat is important for maintaining performance, but they don't really know why. Here's why...