Hydration News

Stock Up for the Season
Nov 28th, 2016

As the holiday shopping season is upon us, don't forget Hydrus for all the athletes among your family and friends. There's not sport or training routine that Hydrus can't improve with enhanced hydration that comes without sugar or calories. These athletes are participants in the Vero Beast Partner Throwdown at CrossFit Vero Beach in Florida. Even if you're in colder climates that the Sunshine State, dehydration can seriously impair physical training, endurance, recovery, and even mental acuit...
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Running Away with Hydrus
Sep 27th, 2016

Amanda Nyx is a runner and fitness guru who blogs at "Adventures with FitNyx" fitnyx.blogspot.com. She's been using Hydrus in her training over the summer, and this is her Hydrus experience: "We're finally coming to the end of the summer right now, but the last three months have been absolutely brutal, one of the hottest seasons we've ever seen here. Old Amanda would have just found ways to hide in the air conditioning or in front of a fan all summer, but New Amanda is a runner in maratho...
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As summer comes to a close, on Lake Michigan off the coast of downtown Chicago, the International Jet Sports Boating Association hosted the National Closed Course Championships alongside the second round of P1 AquaX USA Great Lake Series. An event showcasing the ultimate combination of high powered, adrenaline-packed personal watercraft action – of course Hydrus was there. The IJSBA USA National Closed Course titles are the most sought-after in the sport. Racers normally fight for the crown...
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Tennis demands speed, strength, endurance, a sharp eye, and sharp thinking. All of these skills demand proper hydration. The enhanced hydration provided by Hydrus has been fuelling several professional tennis players this season, with impressive results. At Wimbledon, Sam Querrey faced the #1 player in the world, Novak Djokovic, in the third round. Djokovic was also the defending Wimbledon champion, and few observers gave Querrey much of a chance. In fact, he was a 30-1 underdog. Undaunted an...
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Whether battling it out on the ice, or going head-to-head with other intense athletes in the CrossFit gym, proper hydration is essential to physical well-being and competitive success. Seth Rowsam plays hockey and has taken up Crossfit; and Hydrus has given him an edge in both: “First of all thanks for creating an awesome product! Growing up I played hockey all the way up until the Junior level in Ontario, Canada; still having the love for the game, I now play in a competitive men's league...
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Heidi Howar broke the all time world record total (compiled by Michael Soong) in women’s equipped 132, competing in only her second equipped meet. Heidi totaled 1,345 at Laura Phelps-Sweatt’s Cincinnati women’s pro-am, with a 530 squat, 340 bench, and a 475 deadlift. Heidi’s Hydrus success story in her own words: “I'm a 132 pro multiply powerlifter and I just broke the total record and will be going for more records in November. I have used Hydrus for a couple of meets and I am amazed...
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The Leadville Trail 100 MTB is considered by many to be the race of all races, and Hydrus was there to support the competitors. One hundred miles across the high-altitude, extreme terrain of the Colorado Rockies, the event was created for the most determined athletes. Starting at 10,152 feet and climbing to 12,424 feet, endurance athletes from all over the world test their grit, guts, and determination with the ultimate goal of “Racing Across the Sky.” The race is run on a 50-mile out and ba...
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"I was first introduced to Hydrus Performance Hydration by my good friend, three-time All American & Hall of Fame wrestler from The Ohio State University, Adam DiSabato. After a month or two I decided to see what Hydrus was all about.  So I order a bottle of each flavor (orange & lemon lime). As a former athlete who now suffers from Multiple Sclerosis, I am constantly in search of products that can improve my overall health and quality of life.  As I began using Hydrus, I was first imp...
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Nearly 50 million Americans a year go fishing. Some are serious anglers; others go just for fun. But even though you're on the water, doesn't mean that you need any less hydration. Everyone knows the sun will dehydrate you; but even on a cloudy day, the wind will take away just as much of your body water through sweat evaporation. And if you're reeling-in "the big one," you're exerting as much as if you were lifting weights for hours. Unless you're fishing on a trawler, there's not a lot o...
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Sharon Hills doesn't run marathons or compete in CrossFit events. But she has discovered the benefits of enhanced hydration in her daily life. Sharon, the famous @NerdistMom on Twitter, has experienced the boost to her overall well-being from Hydrus...in her own words: "One day I heard Hall of Fame basketball player, Rick Barry talking about symptoms his wife had been experiencing. As I listened, I realized they were exactly the same ones I had been dealing with for some time...headaches, rapid...
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Eddie Wineland put on a Hydrus-fuelled performance Saturday night in the octagon under the lights of United center in Chicago. Eddie earned a thired-round TKO over 12th-ranked bantamweight Frankie Saenz, as well as "Performance of the Night" honors.   Eddie trains with Hydrus and he maintains his endurance during fights with the sugarless enhanced hydration that only Hyrdus can provide. Hydrus gave him the edge he needed to start the third and final round the same way he ended the first two, ta...
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The grueling Hero Workout “Murph” (1 mile run, 100 pull-ups, 200 push-ups, 300 squats, 1 mile run — all in a weight vest) has been chosen as one of the first “announced” workouts for The Games and Hydrus is wishing all athletes success at this year’s events. It’s not clear whether Murph will be for Individuals or Teams, traditional or on-the-beach — but ultimately it is a great test of Fitness. Hydrus is the hydration tool that can assist athletes to perform and be replenished, e...
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Hydrus News Flash: Tennis player Sam Querrey powers himself with Hydrus. Right now Sam is up 2 sets to 0 over Novak Djokovic, the #1 player in the world and Wimbledon defending champion. The match is suspended for the night, but will resume tomorrow. Keep winning, Sam! You have the Hydrus edge! ...
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Athlete and self-declared "life-long Hydrus customer" Aaron Bean: "I am a 43-year-old high school teacher who is also an avid fitness enthusiast. I was turned on to Hydrus Performance by listening to the Wodcast Podcast. After their explanation of the product my interest was piqued. You see, I am always looking for a way to resolve the issue of hydration especially as it pertains to fitness. One major reason is I get dehydrated easily is due to the fact that I am living with no large intest...
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CrossFit athlete John Alarcon from the great state of Texas: “I was a runner since 11-years-old and ran competitively till about 20-years-old, a couple years in college. October of 2013, I started CrossFit and fell in love. Hydrus has helped me so much because I am somehow blessed with the ability to be drenched in sweat by tying my shoes too fast.So you can imagine a concrete gym with no air conditioning in El Paso, Texas (I think yesterday was 103 degrees)." "My legs cramp constantly, ...
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Hydrus joins all Cleveland sports fans in celebrating the Cavaliers victory! Hydrus is proud to be the sports drink of the Cleveland Gladiators who share the Q Arena with the Cavs. It's a great day to be a Cleveland fan...and it's always a great day to drink Hydrus. Enhanced hydration. No Sugar. No Calories. Yes Hydrus! ...
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Introducing Hydrus Racing
Jun 15th, 2016

The Off-Road Championship came to Route 66 Speedway for Chicagoland Slam. This was the second doubleheader race on the 2016 national championship calendar – and it was also the debut of Hydrus Racing. TORC truck racing brings out the best drivers on dirt for huge jumps, close competition, and fender bashing, non-stop action. The Hydrus™ super buggy was piloted by veteran driver Steve Krieman. Inside the cab, under the hot Midwest sun, with a powerful engine raging just feet away, any dri...
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Yard-work is a fact of life in summer. But it's also physically taxing. Hydrus is there for the Landscape Warriors! Just make sure you put it in your body, not the mower.  ...
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“My brother wrestles at Notre Dame of Ohio and his coach recommend Hydrus to him, so he brought it home for me to try it. Hydrus has helped me with wrestling by putting electrolytes back into me so that I'm ready when it's time to wrestle. I've tried other things but Hydrus is by far the best! The big problem I had before was my body not being fueled and ready to go, but since I've been drinking Hydrus I don't have to worry about that. I wrestle at Detroit Catholic Central High School. I won...
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In Chicago, P, R, and O stand for Perform, Realize, Obtain. And the athletes who workout at P.R.O. Fitness and Sports Academy do all three. They are proud to be PROTRAINED. Last weekend in Detroit, the PROTRAINED team competed in the IMG 7v7 Tournament, and Hydrus™ was right there with them. 7v7 is a football game that consists of only the core players on the field. It is intense off-season training – offensively there is only passing; defensively there is no blitzing, only coverage. It is d...
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Zeb and Naomi Cheshire live, work, and workout down in the Sunshine state of Florida. Everyone knows that Florida’s sunshine comes with heat and humidity. But Zeb and Naomi have added Hydrus™ to their athletic pursuits, and here are the results: “My wife and I both train at Go Primal Fitness, and CrossFit Magparke. We do everything from strongman training to Olympic lifting and metabolic conditioning. We both previously used various intra-workout supplements but they usually contained s...
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Big S/O to my good friend & The Ohio State HOF Wrestler Adam DiSabato for introducing me the the game changer In Performance Hydration Beverage...Hydrus is my goto in getting me through Chemo & HSCT Stem Cell Transplant..Thanks Again - Troy McCall Hydrus isn't just for athletes. It's also for tough guys going through situations like this. Medical treatments tax the body significantly, and maintaining proper hydration is critical. Hydrus' Nanosome encapsulation delivers water and elect...
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Congratulations to the US One Sailing Team on another big win in the M32 Series in Scandinavia. Hydrus is US One's sports drink, keeping them hydrated through tough races against some of the best sailors in the world. Of course, the US One sailors are THE best in the world. Enhanced hydration. No sugar. No calories. Yes Hydrus! ...
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The Cleveland Gladiators made Hydrus™ their official sports drink at the start of the season. After just a few weeks of using Hydrus™, Head Athletic Trainer Jeff Lambert-Shemo said, “I feel it is helping our players already. They like the flavor, how clean it tastes, and the speed with which they can drink it because it is not reliant on sugar to achieve electrolyte replacement.” Jeff didn’t keep his opinion of Hydrus™ to himself. He talked about the Hydrus-Edge to Bill Russell, exec...
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Out in California, Hydrus™ is a family affair. An athlete dad and his athlete son have both found the benefits of enhanced hydration from Hydrus™, but in two entirely different athletic pursuits. David Fitzpatrick is an avid CrossFitter. His son Jack Fitzpatrick is a high school mountain biker ranked fourth in the state of California. CrossFit training and mountain biking both push the body to its limits. And both David and Jack have found that Hydrus™ not only allows them to train harder ...
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The good news about the benefits of Hydrus™ has a way of spreading. National Championship wrestler Logan Stieber is a big fan and likes to tell other wrestlers about what sugarless enhanced hydration from Hydrus™ can do for them, both in training and in competition. Collegiate wrestler Anthony Romero wants to be a national powerhouse like Logan; so he took Logan’s advice about using Hydrus™. Here is Anthony’s Hydrus™ success story: “I became intrigued about Hydrus after looking at...
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After 22 races off Copenhagen, the US One Sailing Team’s decisive victory in the M32 Scandinavian Series proves that they are the dominant force in M32 fleet racing. US One showed unsurpassed mastery of the course, the shifty wind, and maneuvering. How do they do it? Just ask team member Hayden Goodrick: “Hydrus is what powers our guys through the day, from the time we wake up till the end of a long day out on the water sailing. Our sport is high intensity which requires maximum power over a...
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The Cleveland Gladiators defeated the Jacksonville Sharks in dramatic fashion Saturday night, with a 41-40 victory at home in The Q Arena. But the victory didn’t come easy for the Gladiators, who trailed Jacksonville for the entire game after the closing minute of the first quarter. Fuelled by the enhanced hydration that their official sports drink Hydrus™ gives them, the Gladiators fought all the way to the last 33 seconds of the game, when Collin Taylor caught a 26-yard pass from Arvill Ne...
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Forget ordinary sailing. The superfast M32 carbon catamarans take sail racing into new waters and the sailors’ adrenaline rush to new heights. The racing is off the coast Tuborg Havn in Denmark, twenty minutes outside of Copenhagen. In this battle between some of the world’s best sailors, victory on the first day of racing went to the US One Sailing Team and skipper Taylor Canfield. Hydrus™ is a proud sponsor of the team – as you can see from their handsome Hydrus™ hats. But it’s n...
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Hydrus in the Wild
May 5th, 2016

That's a lot of Hydrus. But the Cleveland Gladiators need a lot during games in The Q Arena. It's the Gladiators home, and it's also home to Hydrus, as you can see scrolling all around the upper decks. Enhanced Hydration. No sugar. No calories. Yes Hydrus!...
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Hydrus Sails to China
Apr 29th, 2016

It’s all about water absorption…and speed on the water. Hydrus™ has been a proud sponsor of the US One Sailing Team, which has now branched out with a new franchise: China One Sailing Team. Skippered by former world match racing champion Taylor Canfield, China One has arrived in…wait for it…China, competing in the 2016 Extreme Sailing Series. The team is in Qingdao which is a notoriously tricky sailing venue. Add to that the fact that this year the Extreme Sailing Series has moved to f...
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Keep Fighting with Hydrus
Apr 29th, 2016

The Cleveland Gladiators take on Orlando tonight at home. If you want to flight like a Gladiator, make Hydrus one of your weapons. Enhanced hydration. No sugar. No calories. Yes Hydrus!...
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Optimal Training Capacity
Apr 26th, 2016

“Once we tried Hydrus, we were addicted. Not only does it taste really good, but it seems to have an immediate effect. Joints become a little more supple, performance is improved, and you feel better overall.” Can’t ask for a better testimonial from a better professional. Kathy Holder owns Performance Training in Reno, Nevada. They have started carrying Hydrus because they believe in it, and they know it’s good for their clients. A good training center or gym looks out for the people who...
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There’s a pattern emerging for the Cleveland Gladiators, and it’s all about the late push. Two games in a row, first against the Tampa Bay Storm on April 9, and again one week later on April 16 against the LA Kiss, the Gladiators mounted heroic fourth quarter rallies. Squaring off against Tampa Bay, the Gladiators took the lead with one minute left on the clock, when quarterback Dennis Havrilla found Collin Taylor with a 26-yard bomb on third-and-one. Then, with just eight ticks remaining, d...
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It has been a story of gains and recovery for Brittney Fey, a Conjugate CrossFit coach and athlete. And Hydrus™ has been critical in making it a success story for her. Brittney has been active in several sports since childhood, and was a two-sport standout in college, playing both soccer and running indoor/outdoor track. “After graduating from college, I was looking for the same intensity. I started my CrossFit journey in the winter of 2013. After the first day, I fell in love and wanted to ...
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When the Cleveland Gladiators are on a scoring drive, Hydrus™ is driving the Gladiators. And since Arena Football is a high-scoring game, the Gladiators will need the enhanced hydration Hydrus™ delivers to keep them going all the way through tomorrow night’s match-up with the Tampa Bay Storm. Hydrus™ is the Gladiators new sports drink, giving the team an edge not just in competition, but in workouts, practice, and in recovery after a grueling game. Through its breakthrough Nanosome™ en...
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The World Health Organization reports that about 422 million people worldwide have diabetes; and this number will likely double in the next 20 years. Type 2 Diabetes accounts for roughly 90% of the cases, and is increasing in children worldwide. Nearly half of all deaths caused by diabetes result from having high blood glucose before the age of 70. Now for some good news – Hydrus™ has absolutely no sugar. The great taste of Hydrus™ comes from a natural extract of the Stevia plant, not sug...
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“Having a job outside of the gym makes it difficult to find time to train, but when it’s your passion you’ll do anything to make it work,” says CrossFit athlete Amanda Hardeman, who is on the CrossFit Conjugate team with Laura Phelps-Sweatt. Because Amanda uses Hydrus™ during training, she can get the most out of her gym time and recover faster after a hard workout. That’s because Hydrus’ breakthrough Nanosome™ encapsulation technology enhances the body’s hydration by improving...
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How nice does this sound: fair conditions with temperatures in the low 70s, breezes of 10 knots, and sunny California skies. This is what it’s like sailing in the Ficker Cup off Long Beach’s Veterans Memorial Pier this weekend. And one of the Hydrus™ sailing teams, Windy City Racing, is competing in this World Sailing Grade Two and WMRT event, which determines who goes on to sail in the 52nd Annual Congressional Cup. While California sun and Pacific winds are nice to feel on your face, ...
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Hydrus™ will be in the Gladiators’ workout gym, locker room, and on their sidelines at Quicken Loans Arena – The Q – throughout the season. Cleveland Gladiators spokesman Matt Sharp said, “We put Hydrus™ through the paces in preseason training. Our experience was that it dramatically improved player hydration, and resulted in players having more stamina and being mentally sharper. Hydrus™ also eliminated the cramping problems that some players have had, and they found much improv...
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There's an abundance of advice - both good and bad - out in the ether, regarding training and tips for improving your performance.  Today we have a whole set of tools that we can use to better guide our training.  But for any technique, program, or tool to be effective, we have to have an awareness of our weaknesses in order to be able to change and improve. A 2014 study published in The Journal of Strength and Conditioning, Thigpen et.al studied the hydration profile and sweat loss percep...
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  The Gladiators now have the Hydrus edge. Hydrus is the official sports drink of Cleveland’s Arena Football League team. Cleveland is a great sports town, and Arena Football is a faster, higher-scoring version of the college and NFL games, meaning Hydrus is perfect for the Gladiators. Blocking and tackling, running and scoring under all those pads means the Gladiators stay to keep hydrated throughout the game, but without the bloating that can come from drinking too much water. Hydrus’ br...
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Happy Easter from Hydrus
Mar 26th, 2016

Happy Easter! Remember, Hydrus has no sugar. If you get Hydrus in your Easter basket, the enhanced hydration it delivers will make for more intense egg collection without cramping. And since Hydrus has no sugar, it adds no calories, meaning you can eat more Easter candy. Enhanced hydration. No sugar. No calories. Yes Hydrus!...
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Heavy Lifting with Hydrus
Mar 24th, 2016

Laura Phelps-Sweatt loves Hydrus. “I don’t leave home without it!” And Laura can carry a lot of Hydrus with her, because she is a competitive Powerlifter. Not just any Powerlifter – Laura has broken All-Time World Records 45 times in competition. She holds the World Record Squat in the 165 and 181 pound weight classes. She holds the World Record Bench Press in the 148, 165, 181, and 198 pound weight classes. And she holds the Total World Record in the 165 and 181 pound weight classes. On...
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Serve up enhanced performance with Hydrus. A 2% loss of your body’s water can result in a 20% decline in performance on the court, as measured by athletic indicators including power, strength, and speed. Dehydration of 3% or more exposes a tennis player to an increased risk of heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and even heat stroke. At this level of water loss due to sweating, your core temperature rises by more than one degree, increasing your heart rate 10-20 beats per minute, forcing your body t...
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Rick Barry loves Hydrus. Named one of the 50 Greatest Players in history by the NBA, Rick’s greatest playing days were with a team you might have heard of, called the Golden State Warriors. He led the Warriors to their first NBA World Championship. Rick is also the only player ever to lead the NCAA, ABA, and NBA in scoring for an individual season. "Hydrus is the product you've got to try. When you're working out, try to keep yourself hydrated, and you'll alleviate a lot of problems." Rick i...
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Hydrus Takes New York
Mar 19th, 2016

Hydrus takes New York...with the NCAA College Wrestling Championships. The enhanced hydration which Hydrus delivers is especially important for wrestlers in top form, to provide endurance and prevent cramping. Since Hydrus has no sugar, it does not add calories for wrestlers trying to avoid weight gain. Many of the wrestlers competing in Madison Square Garden drink Hydrus, hoping to go beyond the grind to a championship. Enhanced hydration. No sugar. Yes Hydrus!...
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Reese Humphrey is training for the Rio Olympics, and he’s training with Hydrus. “I feel like this is my Olympics. I’m treating it like it’s my last year. I’m treating it like it will be my last year because I don’t think I’ll ever be back down to this weight.” Managing his weight is critical for Reese, as it is for all wrestlers. “Cutting weight is miserable and not fun and months of work.” And that’s why Hyrdus is critical to Reese’s training. With its breakthrough Nanos...
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Running with Hydrus
Mar 14th, 2016

Lexington, Kentucky, is a great sports town. And now area athletes can get Hydrus at John's Run/Walk Shop in Chevy Chase and at Palomar. John's has been providing athletes the right shoes for 38 years; now John's is providing athletes the right hydration beverage for any workout. Hydrus' breakthrough Nanosome(TM) technology enhances hydration before, during, and after a tough training session or a long race. Plus, Hydrus has no sugar, so it has no calories. Whether your on the road or the track...
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Racing with Hydrus
Mar 3rd, 2016

The US One Sailing Team, powered by Hydrus, has begun competing in the World Match Racing Tour in Fremantle, Western Australia. The event runs through the 7th of March. On the second day of racing the legendary Fremantle Doctor paid a visit. The Doctor is a phenomenon peculiar to Western Australia, and describes the cool and powerful afternoon sea breeze driven by the significant temperature difference between the land and the water. For US One, the Doctor’s gusts in the mid-20s and big waves ...
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Wrestling with Hydrus
Mar 2nd, 2016

Alex Eckels trains with Hydrus. The Junior wrestler from Granville High School in Granville, Ohio, was bumped up to 195 pounds this year. Hydrus has been an essential part of his grind: "Hydrus tastes great and helps prevent cramping during my workouts," Eckels reports about Hydrus' importance to his training. Since Hydrus has no sugar and no calories, it doesn't affect Alex's weight. "Plus, it helps me get over nausea when I'm feeling sick." Pictured left to right: Coach Brandon Willis...
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Sugar in the morning, sugar in the evening…sugar even in your sports drink. Many beverages which are advertised as essential for high-performance in exercise and athletics, contain high levels of sugar. Nearly all sports drinks contain sugar and salt because the glucose-sodium co-transport mechanism assists sodium absorption into the bloodstream.  As the demand for carbonated soft drinks continues to shrink at the rate of about 2% per year – a result of warnings from the health-care profess...
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Up high? You’ll need to make sure you stay hydrated. At higher altitudes, you breathe harder and more frequently because of the thinner air. Every time you exhale, your body loses water with each breath. There is also lower humidity higher up, causing increased fluid loss through the skin. Add to these external conditions energy-expending activities like hiking, skiing, and snowboarding, all wrapped up in heavy clothing because of the cold, and staying hydrated high up can be difficult. Rea...
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Winning with Hydrus
Feb 24th, 2016

The Henry Clay Blue Devils held onto their #3 ranking in the state of Kentucky and were crowned district champions, as they cruised to an 85-77 victory over rival Scott County on February 25. The Blue Devils didn't just sweep the tournament, they also notched their first victory over the Cards this season. It was a tight game with 3:50 remaining in the second quarter when the Blue Devils lead 33-31. But that's when the drive to victory began, and Henry Clay was up 51-40 at halftime. In their ...
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By: Don Moxley, M.A.  Exercise Physiologist, Hydrus Sport Science Director I wrote about the challenge of keeping key metabolic hormones in check during your weight cutting period in my last post. In this segment I want to take some time to discuss your hidden competitor, fatigue, and how being dehydrated empowers fatigue and locks much of the progress and improvement you’ve trained for out of your reach. Sport scientists define fatigue as a decrement in the force output of a muscle. Psycho...
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By: Don Moxley, M.A.  Exercise Physiologist, Hydrus Sport Science Director Wrestling is hard!  Perhaps the most difficult of all sports for which to prepare.  Wrestling requires its champions to be strong, have great endurance, flexible as gymnasts and prepare technically and tactically for all comers.  Wrestles aren’t just well rounded, they have to be exceptional at all aspects of the game.  Then to make it even harder, the process of cutting weight injects a stress most other sports n...
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