Hydration insights, sodium loss and detailing the sweat test with Andy Blow

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This week on the podcast Mikki speaks to Andy Blow, founder of Precision Hydration all about..hydration. They discuss Andy’s initial interest in this area, coming from an athlete’s background and his own experience with hydration and getting it wrong. They discuss the accuracy of the sweat test and what it can tell us, what is a field-based test any athlete can use to determine their hdyration requirements, why some athletes sweat more (or lose more sodium) than others and any sex based differences. And loads more.

Andy Blow is a Sports Scientist with a degree in Sports and Exercise Science from the University of Bath. An expert in sweat, dehydration and cramping, Andy previously worked as the Team Sports Scientist for the Benetton and Renault Formula 1 teams, and remains an adviser to the Porsche Human Performance Centre.
An elite level triathlete in his younger days, Andy has finished in the top-10 of Ironman and IM 70.3 races, as well as winning an Xterra World title.
It was Andy's own struggles with cramp and hydration that led to him specialising in electrolyte replenishment and founding Precision Fuel & Hydration. 
Andy is a leading figure in the world of sports hydration and has worked alongside Dr Raj Jutley, as well as other top sports scientists, to co-author a number of studies and books