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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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...

Individualize Your Hydration Schedule

There's absolutely no benefit to being dehydrated. (See Warning Signs of Dehydration.) For athletes, fluid intake is the most important nutrition c...

Leslie Bonci Talks Gatorade at Super Bowl XLVII

At Super Bowl XLVII, Pittsburgh Steelers dietician Leslie Bonci talked to STACK about the importance of Gatorade products for athletes who want to sup...

Hydration Guidelines for Volleyball Players

It's no secret that many factors go into molding a star athlete. Conditioning, strength training, practice, game play and competition are always the...

Opinion: Your Post-Workout Recovery Nutrition Should Be Liquid

You just finished an intense workout, your muscles are blazing and you need to recover with some protein and carbs. But don't reach for a protein ba...

Why Pedialyte Is a Good Source of Hydration for Hockey Players

The best source of hydration is a hotly debated topic in the hockey world. There many great options on the market, including Gatorade, Vitamin Water...

I Hate Water: Healthy Alternatives to H2O

Staying hydrated is critical for everyone, especially athletes. Water plays an essential role in several aspects of body function and performance, i...

How to Hydrate Your Body

Water plays an essential role in athletic performance by maintaining your body temperature (thermoregulation). If you are dehydrated, you risk impai...

How to Beat the Number One Nutrition-Related Cause of Poor Performance

What's the number one nutrition-related cause of poor performance? Dehydration. It takes only a two percent level of dehydration in your body to tri...

Weight Loss and Other Benefits of Staying Hydrated

When athletes set up a weight loss program, they typically take diet and exercise into consideration but neglect the important element of hydration....

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