Hydration, Fueling and Performance Advice for Athletes

52 articles tagged with "Nutrition"

Nutrition

6 ways you’re getting your fueling strategy wrong (and how to fix it!)

Your fueling strategy is a hugely important aspect of your performance on race day. We've outlined 6 ways you could be getting your fueling wrong and provided ways to fix these 'nutrition fails'...

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Why we're getting into fueling

Why Precision Fuel & Hydration developed from being the hydration specialists to fueling athletes to perform at their best.

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Can athletes consume MORE than 90g of carb per hour?

There's a growing trend for athletes to report consuming more than 90g of carb per hour during events, but is this really possible? Abby Coleman explores the evidence...

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How to fuel an ultra endurance race

Fueling and hydration play a crucial role in your success during ultra races. We take a look at how to prepare your fueling plan and explain what to do if things go wrong mid-race...

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Does the type of carb in your energy products really matter?

Sports Scientist Abby Coleman explains why the type of carb in your energy products only really matters once you've addressed two more important aspects of your fueling strategy...

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Can you train your gut to optimise your fueling strategy?

The most common reason for athletes failing to finish a race are 'gut issues' resulting from a high-carb intake. The good news is that your gut can be trained to take on more carbs...

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Which energy products are right for you?

To help you select the format of fuel that's right for you, Andy Blow outlines the pros and cons of carb drinks, gels, chews and bars...

14 Minute Read
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How much carbohydrate do athletes need per hour?

When refining your fueling strategy, the key question to answer is 'How much carbohydrate do you need per hour?'. Sports Scientist Andy Blow outlines the science and basic guidelines for athletes...

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What happens when you ‘bonk’? (And how to avoid it!)

Sports Scientist Andy Blow explains what the phenomenon known as ‘Bonking’, ‘Hunger flats’ and ‘Hunger knocks’ involves, and provides some practical advice about how you can avoid it...

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Custard, chips, and hummus sandwiches: how to fuel ultramarathons

"Lessons from the field" - record-breaking ultrarunner Damian Hall calls on his wealth of experience to explain what he's learned about fuelling ultramarathons...

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Should you use carbs or fat to fuel endurance exercise?

Should you be fuelling with carbs or following a low carb, high fat diet? Andy Blow looks at what the current evidence suggests is best practice for athletes.

14 Minute Read
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When healthy eating becomes an unhealthy obsession

Professional triathlete Scott Bayvel tells us how his approach to a low-carb, high-fat diet became unhealthy and led to an obsessive eating disorder called orthorexia...

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