The Problem With Starting Your Ergo Dehydrated.

How to START hydrated and why that’s so important. Sharing original article from Andy Blow, Precision Hydration.  Medically reviewed by Dr Tamara Hew-Butler. Precision Hydration support our newsletter subscribers with 10% off all purchases, when you use the discount code; Faster10 at checkout. www.precisionhydration.com The benefits of starting exercise hydrated Much of the literature on hydration has focused on…

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Importance Of Sodium & Water In The Body For Peak Performance

Many of us are lucky enough to be able to train on the ergo during lockdown, yet often training indoors can be a hot and sweaty event. It’s especially important to make sure your hydrated appropriately. The following article from Abby Coleman, explains more about the importance of sodium in your hydration strategy. I personally…

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Things I’m testing & trying out in Rowing this year.

Every year I take a look at a few things to experiment with. All with the aim of improving my personal performance. In this post I’m sharing what I’m experimenting with for rowing, across different aspects, and over the coming months, I will share updates in my newsletter. New Carbon Pack from Filippi I’ll be…

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Why sodium is crucial to athletes performing at their best

Sharing an interesting article on why sodium is important for Masters Rowers to perform at our best. Original article by Andy Blow and medically reviewed by Dr Tamara Hew-Butler. Disclosure: Precision Hydration support subscribers to the Faster newsletter with 10% off all purchases. Why sodium is important Sodium plays a key role in how your…

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How to hydrate for rowing

Podcast interview with Andy Blow from Precision Hydration. In this episode, Andy and I cover the topics related to hydration for masters rowing, and answer questions from the Facebook Masters Rowing Group. Click here to join the Masters Rowing Group on Facebook. How does hydration affect cramping What to drink, how much and when What…

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Things I’m testing out

Precision Hydration: So after a whole heap of time sweating on ergos and bike ergs over the lock down period, I started to do some research on hydration and the impact on both training and racing performance. I came across a company called ‘Precision Hydration’ via a sports science podcast, and I just did their…

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My top tips for recovery after training or racing

Team Sky (INEOS) cool down at Tour de France 2018

Training is important, but what you do with the rest of your time in the week, can make a big difference in how you respond and improve from your training. There are lots products and methods purported to enhance recovery, and the following is what I do. You don’t necessarily need to incorporate every one…

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