Hydration Tips for Athletes - How Fluids & Salts Can Improve Performance

Cricketers sip fluids between overs during matches. Tennis players take a swig of fluids after every two games. Footballers do not miss an opportunity to hydrate at every given moment. Hydration needs for athletes vary. Their coaches and support staff ensure that they take the right fluids, with added carbohydrates and salts before, during and after their games or training sessions...Read more

Tips for Sportspersons - How Hydration Affects Performance

Hydrating when playing team sports can be difficult as some have rules which only allow fluid consumption at particular times. Unless sweat rates are relatively low, it is generally inevitable that some degree of dehydration will be incurred during team sports. The goal is to minimise the degree of loss...Read more

Dehydration signals:

Dehydration Signals no Athlete Should Ignore: Exercising in the heat without adequate hydration can cause dehydration, impacts heart rate and body temperature regulation. The more dehydrated the athlete gets, the negative effect on his/her performance increases...Read more

Determine sweat rate:

How to Determine Sweat Rate: The real gains come after losing some sweat. Here are some tips to help you understand the importance of determining sweat rate, factors that affect it, as well as how you can calculate sweat rate for your body...Read more

How to Hydrate Well During Endurance Sports

If it lasts over two hours, it can generally be categorised as an endurance sport or event. Cycling, tennis, running, adventure sports and races are some forms of such sport that we commonly hear of. Training for endurance sports is specially done keeping in mind the length of the competition. Adequate nutrition and hydration during training play a very important role in such events...Read more

Learn to Hydrate Well in a Team Sport

Team sport is different to individual sport, when it comes to staying hydrated. It is not easy to get time to hydrate yourself in team sports, as the interval between two breaks can be long. It is best advised to take every possible opportunity to hydrate and minimise the loss of fluids...Read more