Matt Dixon covers the basic steps to recovery following a race so you can truly optimize your performance for the next adventure.
Of the six studies to accurately assess the effects of dehydration on muscular strength, it is suggested that dehydration at a level of 3‐4% body mass loss reduces muscle strength by an estimate of 2%.
Whether you're just starting out with an exercise plan or you're a highly trained athlete, we've got some quick tips to help you understand the importance of hydration on your performance.
The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recommends that exercise lasting more than 1 hour should be accompanied by an electrolyte-rich beverage to reduce muscle and abdominal cramping and prevent the risk of hyponatremia.
Your performance during anaerobic exercise, which is defined as high intensity exercise lasting between 30-120 seconds, can be greatly hindered by small levels of dehydration.
During training camp in the NFL, players can lose over 7 lbs of water in just one practice. Learn what they do to recover and keep performing at their peak.
This year, World Cup teams are struggling to perform in hot, humid conditions with very few water breaks. What can pro athletes do to beat the heat?
CamelBak athletes all know one thing: Hydrate or Die. We sat down with Slater Trout, Lindsay Voreis, Kirt Voreis, Eric Porter, Katie Holden, and Mark Weir to listen to their hydration stories.
Hydration Advisor, Doug Casa PHD, discusses hydration as it relates to young athletes and team sports.
Matt Dixon explains why it is of value to hydrate during training and races, how to put his suggestions into practice, as well as how to avoid common mistakes.