Posts by Andy Blow


How to Optimize Your Recovery by Hydrating Properly

  

When you are in heavy training, you need to pay extra attention to your fluid and sodium intake post-exercise in order to recover properly and prepare for your next workout.


Simple Tips to Avoid Illness During The Off Season

  

The cold and flu season is upon us, but these simple training, recovery and nutrition tips will keep your immune system humming all winter long.


Lessons Learned From a Poor Performance In Kona

  

Triathletes that qualify for the IRONMAN World Championships often place an extra level of expectation and stress on themselves in the lead up to race day and on the day itself. Learn from the mistakes of Andy Blow how to manage your preparation and tactics for the race.


The Dangers of Hyponatremia

  

Low sodium levels, known as Hyponatremia, is more common that many athletes realize. The effects range from a decrease performance to potentially fatal if left uncontrolled. Learn more from hydration expert Andy Blow about this condition and simple steps you can take to avoid it.


Does Coffee Really Dehydrate You?

  

Coffee has long been known to help boost performance in endurance sports. However, many athletes worry that coffee will actually dehydrate them and cause more harm than good. Andy Blow, founder of Precision Hydration, digs into the facts about what coffee does, and does not do.


How Well do Different Drinks Really Hydrate You?

  

There is a lot of confusion around how well some drinks hydrate and how detrimental other drinks are. Sports scientist and founder of Precision Hydration Andy Blow explains the latest research on beverages ranging from tea and beer to milk and hydration products.


5 Steps to Stay Hydrated During Indoor Training

  

As your training moves indoors during the winter, it is still important to stay on top of your hydration. There are a few key differences between indoor and outdoor training that affect your sweat rate. Read more to find out what those are, and to learn the 5 steps you can take to stay properly hydrated.


How to Properly Hydrate Before Race Day

  

Being properly hydrated before your big event is a key to a strong performance. Follow these guidelines to arrive at the start line in an optimally hydrated state.


Hydrating for Winter Training

  

Many athletes forget about the importance of hydration during winter training. The tips and steps in this article will help you stay properly hydrated for indoor and cold weather training.