Episode 14: Hydration Habits in Training, Racing, and Daily Life
Matt covers the critical topic of hydration through two lenses.
The principles and key actions around hydration in training and racing
The role of hydration in your daily life, including recovery from training, tissue health, mental alertness, and energy management
In addition to discussing the importance of hydration in these two key areas, Matt then lays out simple habits that you can integrate into your routine.
On the topic of Training and Racing, you’ll also hear his perspective on:
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
On the topic of Daily Life, Matt outlines:
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.
The goal of this episode is to establish the right lens, the right mindset and outline key concepts setting you up for peak performance in training and daily life.