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Here's What Happened When Gatorade Sent Me to Train Outdoors in the Brutally Cold Minnesota Winter

When Gatorade invited STACK to their "G Sweat School" event in Minneapolis ahead of Super Bowl LII, I thought I was in for a breezy little event. R...

How Hydration Affects Strength Training

Introduction: Hydration is known to be a definite determinant of endurance exercise performance; however, little is known about the effects it poses on...

[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 ...

Why 'Pickle Juice' Might Be the Perfect Sports Drink

Muscle cramps can end an athlete's dreams of victory in an instant. They normally crop up during pivotal situations late in a competition, and thei...

3 Ways Caffeine Improves Your Sports Performance

If you drink coffee, you are very familiar with how caffeine can improve your energy and mental focus. Put simply, caffeine works fantastically—wh...

High Powered Performance: Hydration Tips For All Athletes

Our bodies are made up of approximately 60% water, our bodies are dependent on our hydration status for a multitude of chemical reactions to take place,...

5 Brain Foods For Mental Focus In Your Life

Staying in shape is just as much about the mental as it is about the physical. It requires will and concentration to show up to the gym after putting in...

Are Energy Drinks Risky For Athletes?

Athletes have interesting relationships with energy drinks. Who doesn't love caffeine? Caffeine is one of the most easily assessable stimulants, and...

Hydration for Athletes: 4 Tips You Need to Know

Every athlete knows to drink plenty of water. But how much? When? Is Gatorade a substitute, or should you drink just water? As critical as hydration for...

How Dehydration Affects Your Speed

A recent study found that failing to drink enough fluids during a game actually makes you slower. It's long been known that dehydration can ruin yo...

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