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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The Hydration Rule That's Worked for 400 Million Years

Despite popular belief, there's no widely agreed upon benchmark for daily water consumption. That "drink eight 8-ounce glasses a day" thing likely ...

Is LaCroix Actually Healthy?

If you're reading this, it's probably because you're currently obsessed with LaCroix. You're not alone. A brand of flavored sparkling waters that h...

How BODYARMOR's Unique Formula Helps Athletes Avoid Disaster During Crunch Time

It's crunch time, and you're distracted. You feel slow, sick and weak. The chances of you finishing your game, practice or workout with auth...

How to Hydrate Properly to Maintain Your Performance in the Summer Heat

Staying hydrated is critical to an athlete's performance. In the heat of the July and August temperatures, athletes are especially prone to dehydration....

The Gatorade Sports Science Institute at IMG Academy Is Every Athlete's Dream

By now, you've likely read and watched video on STACK.com about the Gatorade Sport Science Institute in Barrington, Illinois, where athletes like Dwya...

5 Hydration Myths, Debunked

Water is an integral part of our body's functions, and it's an integral part of an athlete's lifestyle. Good water intake is crucial to maintaining...

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...

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,...

'The Mountain' From 'Game of Thrones' Has Dumbbell-Shaped Water Bottles That Promote Hydration and Strength

We've extensively covered the ridiculous feats of strength performed by strongman Hafthór Júlíus Björnsson, who plays "The Mountain" on Game of ...

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...

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