Hydration and Performance Advice for Athletes

91 articles tagged with "Performance"

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Are your training habits bad for your heart?

Little is known of the effect long-term participation in, endurance sport has on your heart. Some friends have suffered with cardiovascular issues and I've reflected on my approach to training...

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How pros get aero on their bike

The likes of Team Ineos, Movistar and Sunweb spend huge amounts of money and man hours refining their aerodynamics. But as you’ll discover, there’s more to it than plonking Froome in a wind-tunnel…

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Can you trick your brain into thinking you're less fatigued than you really are?

Looking for your next exercise performance breakthrough? Understanding that lump between your ears is a good place to start…

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How to manage common chronic lower leg injuries

World-renowned chiropracter Dr Lawrence van Lingen shares a list of common lower limb injuries runners suffer from with advice on how to manage them.

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How pros prepare for the Tour de France

With the Tour de France only days away, we thought we'd ask Jan Bakelants for some insight into how riders prepare and see what it's actually like to ride in the Tour...

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The life of a cycling team doctor on the Tour de France

We talked to Dr Adrian Rotunno - Team Dimension Data’s team doctor - about supplements, the importance of technology in saving cyclists' lives and what it's like being a team doctor on a Grand Tour.

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5 ways to avoid ruining your marathon the week before your race

Tips to avoid the common pre-race pitfalls by marathon running experts Martin Yelling (Marathon Talk), Mario Fraioli (The Morning Shakeout) and Andy Blow (Precision Hydration).

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How to optimise your triathlon taper

Studies have suggested you can expect a performance boost of 2-3% from effective tapering. That's >5mins off a 6hr Half Ironman! Here's how to realise those gains...

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Should you go training on Christmas Day?

It's dedication shown over the other 364 days of the year that'll help inch you towards your goals. You won't get extra credit for going out on December 25th!

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12 tips for Kílian Jornet for his Bob Graham Round attempt.

Want to complete the iconic British endurance challenge and become a member of ‘the most exclusive Club in the world’? Have a read of these tips for success...

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How to break into the top 10 at major Ironman events

IRONMAN stars Dimity-Lee Duke, Ruth Astle & Ali Rowatt share their training, nutrition,hydration and kit tips for IM racing.

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How to deal with the dreaded 'after-drop'

If you've read our blog about the Cold Water Research project, you'll know that not a great deal is known about the impact on the body after swimming in cold water. Here's what we do know...

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