Hydration Articles

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.

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Beat the Heat During Training With These Hydration Strategies

Summer temperatures, enjoyable on an island paradise, can be an obstacle for athletes in training. The heat brings a variety of challenges for athle...

4 Ways to Carry Backpack Hydration

Hydration is key for any type of summer hiking, especially if you're heading out to a hot location, pushing yourself to train or trying to reach a...

Beat the Heat: Hydrate with Lemon

Besides water and electrolytes, lemons are a must-have during the summer. When you are on the field for hours, game after game, staying hydrated i...

12 Must-Know Hydration Rules for Athletes

Practice sessions for fall sports begin soon, right smack in the middle of the summer heat. Aside from preparing for the upcoming season and the ...

How Much Water Should Athletes Drink Every Day?

Exactly how much water should you be drinking on a daily basis? It's a relatively simple question, but the answer is complex. The most commonly c...

Think Before You Gulp: Sports Drinks

Whether you exercise for one hour three times a week or run in marathons, your body needs to replenish fluids and sugars. Sports drinks provide carb...

7 Rules for Keeping Hydrated

Ever find yourself suffering from cottonmouth or intense cramps in the middle of a practice or game? If so, you were probably dehydrated. (Learn t...

Hydration: Follow the Rules That Help Your Performance

Conventional training wisdom has taught us the importance of proper hydration. (Get STACK's All-Day Hydration Game Plan.) Both endur...

Avoid Dehydration During Your Next Hockey Game

Hockey players can drink just as much fluid before a game as athletes in other sports yet still find themselves dehydrated after a game, while their...

Compare 3 of the Most Popular Hydration Backpacks

From mountain biking to hiking, it's essential to stay hydrated before, during and after physical activity. But when your body is on the go, it's ...

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