Entering training hydrated is important for performance. During and post training drinking to thirst is important. If you're a heavy sweater with a high sodium concentration electrolyte drinks may support effective hydration strategies.Continue Reading
We sat down with Dr Folusha, GP and personal trainer, to learn about how she manages her own hydration around training and her strategies. The following seven tips are based on those that train in a gym for 60-90 minute sessions.Continue Reading
Training performance is influenced by how hydrated we are. Water in the blood helps fuel our muscles, take away waste, and dissipate heat through sweat. When we sweat we loose sodium. This electrolyte plays an important role in fluid balance in the body.Continue Reading
Carys Webster needs eight hours of sleep a night. As an elite CrossFit athlete, intensive care doctor and a Master's student, prioritising sleep is non-negotiable. With the CrossFit Games semi-finals coming up, consistent sleep and wake times are important.Continue Reading
Sleep needs are individual; general guidance is 7-9 hours. Sleep works in cycles, healthy adults have 3-5 sleep cycles per night. Each cycle is made up of four stages; light, deep, REM and awake.