How much water should I be drinking? Do I need sports drinks? Is urine colour a true reflection of my hydration levels? As summer approaches and the mercury rises we find out from Precision Hydration founder Andy Blow the answers to these questions and many others in this weeks show.
Andy Blow is a Sports Scientist with a degree in Sports and Exercise Science from the University of Bath. An expert in sweat, dehydration and cramping, Andy previously worked as the Team Sports Scientist for the Benetton and Renault Formula 1 teams, and remains an adviser to the
An elite level triathlete in his younger days, Andy has finished in the top-10 of Ironman and IM 70.3 races, as well as winning an Xterra World title. It was Andy's own struggles with cramp and hydration that led to him specializing in electrolyte replenishment and founding Precision Hydration.
Andy is a leading figure in the world of sports hydration and has worked alongside Dr. Raj Jutley, as well as other top sports scientists, to co-author a number of studies and books.
Blogs we talked about in the show:Measure your sweat rate https://www.precisionhydration.com/performance-advice/hydration/how-to-measure-your-sweat-rate/ ()
Different sports drinks and when to use them
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