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

Can This 'Smart' Water Bottle Help You Lead a Healthier Life?

There's absolutely no doubt that being well-hydrated has a positive impact on nearly every aspect of your life. The human body is roughly 60-percen...

By: Brandon Hall

How to Stop Jet Lag From Ruining Your Sports Performance

If you have had to fly abroad, you know about jetlag and the time disorientation which you feel upon stepping off that plane. This disruption in your...

By: Gary Moller

'The Mountain' From 'Game of Thrones' Has Dumbbell-Shaped Water Bottles That Promote Hydration and Strength

We've extensively covered the ridiculous feats of strength performed by strongman Hafthór Júlíus Björnsson, who plays "The Mountain" on Game of ...

By: Andy Haley

3 Nutritional Mistakes NFL Prospects Make When Preparing for the Combine

Nutritional Mistakes for Combine and Pro Day Athletes Across the country, former collegiate football players are training for their shot to impress...

By: Brett Singer

WATCH: Guy With No Marathon Experience Completes a 50-Mile Race While Wearing Jean Shorts and Drinking Beer

Getting your body in shape to run a marathon takes a lot of work. Normally, an average Joe wouldn't wake up and say, "hey, I think I'm going to run ...

By: Rob Scott

Latest Videos in Hydration

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.

Game Changer: The Benefits of Coffee for Athletes

Studies show drinking coffee may boost athletic performance.

The Power of Recovery: A Nutrition Strategy to Rebuild Muscle

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.

The Gatorade Advantage with J.J. Watt

NFL defensive end J.J. Watt discussses the important role Gatorade plays in making him the best athlete he can be.

STACK Performance Nutrition With Leslie Bonci: What Fluids are Best For Hydration

In this episode of STACK Performance Nutrition, Leslie Bonci details top beverage choices for athletes looking to hydrate.