Hydration

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.

Latest in Hydration

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....

By: Gary Moller

Klay Thompson's Secrets to Recovering

Klay Thompson may appear to be a quiet guy. The effortless way the Golden State Warriors' guard drains 3-pointers and sinks contested jump shots might...

By: STACK Staff

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...

By: Brandon Hall

Study Shows That Most Collegiate Athletes are Horribly Dehydrated

According to research on NCAA division I athletes the importance of hydration for athletes is still not being heard. Here are the full details. One of...

By: Olivier Poirier-Leroy

[STUDY] College Football Players Know Dangerously Little About Hydration

College football players scored a D+ on a hydration knowledge test. And that's a serious problem. A recent study assessed a total of 100 Division I ...

By: Andy Haley

Latest Videos in Hydration

The Power of Recovery: A Nutrition Strategy to Rebuild Muscle

In this episode of 'The Power of Recovery,' elite performance coach Steve Hess offers advice to coaches on how they can help their athletes rebuild muscles and recover after workouts and practices through proper nutrition.

Behind the Scenes: Jessica Hardy and Tyler Clary are BUILT WITH CHOCOLATE MILK

Go behind-the-scenes with professional swimmers Tyler Clary and Jessica Hardy on set of the latest BUILT WITH CHOCOLATE MILK campaign to learn why they trust chocolate milk as they prepare for the world’s largest stage.

A Day in the Life of Olympic Gold Medalist Tyler Clary

Tyler Clary is always on whether he’s training in the pool or working in his fully sustainable greenhouse. BUILT WITH CHOCOLATE MILK and USA Swimming provide a peek into Tyler’s training, post-workout recovery nutrition and interests outside the pool

Olympic Gold Medalist Jessica Hardy Refuels With Chocolate Milk

Pro swimmer Jessica Hardy knows that swimming is a year-round activity, which makes recovery extremely important. That’s why she trusts low-fat chocolate milk to repair damaged muscles after a tough swim so that she can do it all again the next day.

It's All About Balance With Olympic Gold Medalist Jessica Hardy

Professional swimmer Jessica Hardy is fierce in the pool, but it takes a balance of relaxing and recovery to stay on track. Her favorite hobbies include hanging with her dog, spending time with her husband and recovering with lowfat chocolate milk.