Podcast: Hydration Habits in Training, Racing, and Daily Life


Welcome to Episode 14 of Purple Patch Podcast!  This week, Matt covers the critical topic of hydration.


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Hydration Habits in Training, Racing, and Daily Life

Matt covers the critical topic of hydration and offers insights and tips for training, racing, and daily life.  He'll help you create the proper mindset, setting you up for peak performance in sport and life.

Highlights include:

  • The many roles of fluids and hydration in training, racing, and daily living. It goes well beyond quenching your thirst.
  • How hydration aids in the role of maintaining blood volume and why that’s critical to performance
  • The point when your performance starts to decline and how to avoid this danger zone
  • Tips and guidelines for hydration strategies in short and long-distance training and racing scenarios
  • Types of fluids to drink and how much during training and racing
  • Additional factors that impact individual hydration needs during training and racing
  • The importance of water in your body’s immune system, tissue repair, and cellular health
  • How proper hydration plays a performance-driven role in your work and life with increased mental clarity, better critical thinking, and alertness
  • Tips and guidelines for hydration as a sustainable daily life habit.

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