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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4 Hydration Rules for Football Players

Football on its own is demanding enough, but hot, humid summertime two-a-days make it even tougher. Players need to pay close attention to their hyd...

Too Much of a Good Thing: The Danger of Over-Hydration

Planning on guzzling H2O to stay hydrated during practice this summer? Turns out dehydration isn't the only thing you have to worry about. The sayi...

Ask the Experts: Am I Drinking Too Much Water?

  Q: I feel like water is sloshing around in my stomach when I run. Am I drinking too much? Ugh! Nothing will bring your morning 5-miler to an end ...

BPA: Health Hazard In Your Water Bottle?

Regularly taking swigs from the team's water cooler or water bottle? It may not be as beneficial to your health as you think. In the heat of summ...

How Dehydration Impairs Sports Performance

Winning a game often comes down to the final seconds, when a clutch play determines the outcome. To make split-second decisions, athletes must be ...

How to Schedule Your Hydration

As the warmer weather of the spring approaches, so does outdoor activity. Rising temperatures are a pleasant break from the long winter; however, ...

How J.J. Watt Adjusted to the Scorching Texas Sun

J.J. Watt knew he'd be in for a temperature transition when he moved from his native Wisconsin to play for the Houston Texans, but he never guessed ho...

Winter Dehydration: Are You At Risk?

Staying hydrated in the summer is easier, because when you're working out in the heat, you notice how much you are sweating. However, when you're bu...

Healthy Hydration for Hockey Players

Hockey players have incredibly high sweat rates. Covered with equipment, they find it difficult to cool down despite playing in a cold ice arena. Th...

New Gatorade Commercial Takes a Trip Through Time

It's been 48 years since Gatorade made its debut on the University of Florida's muggy football field. In those nearly five decades, the brand's athlet...

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