Hydration

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

How to Hydrate Properly to Maintain Your Performance in the Summer Heat

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

Klay Thompson's Secrets to Recovering

Klay Thompson may appear to be a quiet guy. The effortless way the Golden State Warriors' guard drains 3-pointers and sinks contested jump shots might...

By: STACK Staff

Is LaCroix Actually Healthy?

If you're reading this, it's probably because you're currently obsessed with LaCroix. You're not alone. A brand of flavored sparkling waters that h...

By: Brandon Hall

Study Shows That Most Collegiate Athletes are Horribly Dehydrated

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...

By: Olivier Poirier-Leroy

[STUDY] College Football Players Know Dangerously Little About Hydration

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

Latest Videos in Hydration

Olympic Gold Medalist Tyler Clary's Recovery Drink of Choice is Chocolate Milk

Learn how Tyler Clary uses chocolate milk to help repair and refuel his muscles following grueling workouts in the pool.

Go Behind The Scenes with Klay Thompson and BUILT WITH CHOCOLATE MILK

Get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the latest BUILT WITH CHOCOLATE MILK campaign featuring Klay Thompson as he goes from making it rain threes on the court to finding the perfect shot on camera.

How a Fitness-Focused Business Owner Balances Work and Training

NOOMA organic electrolyte drink co-founder Jarred Smith shares his story of athletics. Smith explains how he built his career around fitness and how he incorporates exercise into his busy entrepreneurial schedule.

Game Changers: Can This Solution Actually Stop Muscle Cramps Instantly?

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.

Gatorade | Beat the Heat | Jimmie Johnson Rides Watkins Glen

Watch how Jimmie Johnson prepares his body to handle the heat and stress of NASCAR racing.