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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Not Just for Drinking: Use Water to Avoid Getting Sick

No one likes feeling under the weather, and unfortunately we find ourselves steering right into the peak of cold and flu season. As an athlete, avoi...

Chocolate Milk after Workouts

Recently, pro athletes and top nutritionists have been touting the benefits of drinking chocolate milk after workouts. (Drink Muscle-Building Chocol...

Benefits of Coconut Water for Athletes

Often referred to as nature's sports drink, coconut water is becoming a popular choice among athletes. But does it live up to the hype? And what are...

Hydrate With...Pickle Juice?

Yes, it turns out that pickle juice has hydrating qualities comparable to popular sports drinks. In fact, the electrolytes found in the briny juice ...

Drinking for Sport Performance

Good hydration is critical for optimizing health and sport performance. Although athletes acknowledge the importance of proper fueling, deciding h...

Best Pre-Workout Energy Drink? You May Be Pleasantly Surprised!

Seeking a quick energy beverage before you hit the weight room or head off to practice? Well, here's some good news. The safest, most efficient beve...

Selecting Fluids to Enhance Soccer Performance

The physical demands of soccer make drinking enough fluids incredibly important for players to optimize performance and enhance recovery. Playing co...

Elements of Proper Hydration

Anyone who's serious about playing sports knows that staying hydrated is crucial to peak performance. But hydrating goes beyond drinking water. Foll...

Coconut Water Vs. Sports Drinks

Athletes benefit tremendously from a healthy dose of potassium in their diets, because potassium eases muscle cramps and helps balance high levels...

Preparing for Two-a-Days: Strategies for Nutrition and Hydration

Two-a-days have long been favored by high school and college football coaches to get their rosters in shape. Professional athletes in all sports u...

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