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By now, everyone knows that staying hydrated is extremely important for keeping your body healthy and performing your best.  Now you need to understand WHY. Hydrating correctly is extremely important.  Doing it wrong could result in extreme injury.

Rider Nutrition: Proper Hydration

The Importance of Proper Hydration When Riding

The Importance of Proper Hydration When Riding - It’s now common knowledge that proper hydration in any type of sports-related activity is crucial to maintaining high performance levels, preventing injuries, and recovering afterwards. But what some athletes miss is the proper way to stay hydrated during an event. It’s not as simple as just drinking a Gatorade before you go riding...
Rider Nutrition: Over-Hydration

The Dangers Of Over-Hydration – Yes, it’s a Real Thing

The Dangers of Over Hydration - Overhydration occurs when your body takes in too much water. When your body has too much water, it throws off the balance between the water and sodium levels in your blood – a potentially life-threatening condition...
Rider Nutrition: Dehydration

Avoid The Dangerous Effects of Dehydration At All Costs!

Dehydration - Easily Avoided, Often Overlooked - In a previous article, we addressed the importance of staying properly hydrated during an event or riding session, and covered a regimen to achieve and maintain proper hydration before, during, and after the event to maintain rider health...
Rider Nutrition: What Are Electrolytes And Why Are They Important

What Are Electrolytes, How Do They Work, & Why Are They Important?

Electrolytes 101: Why They’re Essential To Your Success On The Track - Raise your hand if you’ve heard that your body needs electrolytes… Good! Now, raise your hand if you know why… If you’re one of the majority who didn’t raise your hand, no worries. Until recently, I wouldn’t have been able to raise my hand either...
Rider Nutrition: How Blood Nutrient Levels Impact Performance

How Your Blood Nutrient Levels Will Impact Your Riding Performance

The Importance of Maintaining Blood Nutrient Levels (And How To Do It) - Strength training. Cardiovascular conditioning. Proper dieting. They all play their own unique role in boosting your performance on the track. But they also work together to influence one of the most powerful contributors to your overall success…