Along with other aspects of nutrition, hydration plays a critical role in sports performance. To maintain strength, speed and endurance, athletes must properly hydrate before, during and after training or competition. Discover information on drinks and fluids you should consume to help avoid dehydration, prevent fatigue and maintain your performance.
Latest in Hydration
Staying hydrated is critical to an athlete's performance. In the heat of the July and August temperatures, athletes are especially prone to dehydration....
By: Gary Moller
According to research on NCAA division I athletes the importance of hydration for athletes is still not being heard. Here are the full details. One of...
College football players scored a D+ on a hydration knowledge test. And that's a serious problem. A recent study assessed a total of 100 Division I ...
By: Andy Haley
By now, you've likely read and watched video on STACK.com about the Gatorade Sport Science Institute in Barrington, Illinois, where athletes like Dwya...
By: Josh Staph
Latest Videos in Hydration
In this episode of 'The Power of Recovery,' elite performance coach Steve Hess offers advice to coaches on how they can help their athletes rebuild muscles and recover after workouts and practices through proper nutrition.
Tyler Clary is always on whether he’s training in the pool or working in his fully sustainable greenhouse. BUILT WITH CHOCOLATE MILK and USA Swimming provide a peek into Tyler’s training, post-workout recovery nutrition and interests outside the pool
Professional swimmer Jessica Hardy is fierce in the pool, but it takes a balance of relaxing and recovery to stay on track. Her favorite hobbies include hanging with her dog, spending time with her husband and recovering with lowfat chocolate milk.
We put CrampsAWAY, and new product that claims to relieve muscle cramps within 15-60 seconds, to the ultimate test through a real-world case study. A sweaty two-hour workout caused an epic double hamstring cramp, setting up the perfect test.
Watch how Jimmie Johnson prepares his body to handle the heat and stress of NASCAR racing.