Hydration Institute

Everything you’ll ever need to know

Thoroughly researched articles and advice about hydration and health, curated by a team of Oxford scientists.

Fitness, Tips

Overheating When Cycling

Cycling is an ideal exercise for burning tons of calories, building muscles, and improving overall fitness. It’s a great addition to an exercise routine, method of transportation, or weekend hobby activity. One common issue cyclists have to deal with is overheating as they cycle.

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Brand, Fitness, Lifestyle

Summer Hydration Routine: Hydrant x Beam

Summertime brings long days, time outdoors, and sunshine. But even while enjoying the sun's rays, staying hydrated and in control of your wellness routine is even more important in hotter months. We teamed up with our friends at beam to talk more about dehydration, exercise, and your summertime routine to make sure you're getting the most from your day. 

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Fitness, Lifestyle, Science, Tips

Hydration and Exercise

We all know that hydration and exercise go hand in hand. But what’s going on inside our bodies, does hydration actually affect our athletic performance, and is hydration the key to recovery from strenuous exercise? We looked at the latest research to find out what’s really going on.

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Fitness, Lifestyle, Science

Effects of Dehydration on Runners and Cyclists

Runners and cyclists know how much of a battle it is to fight hydration. Your body is made up of 50-60% water, and strenuous exercise is a fast way to deplete those liquid reserves and leave you feeling brittle and weak.

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Fitness, Lifestyle

5 Races For All Types of Runners

As popular New York City Youtuber Casey Neistat once said, there are two types of people in this world: those who run, and everyone else. Which one are you? Are you obsessed with running? Do you feel physically down if you miss your daily run? Do you own more than five pairs of running shoes?

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Fitness, Lifestyle

Training for a 5k? Here’s what you need to know

Training for a 5k race is hard. Hard on your body, your mind, and your diet. To perform well as a long distance runner you need stamina and commitment on and off the course. Runners need to know how to properly replace fluids and glycogen, how to push through blisters, heat, and soreness, and how to ignore overwhelming feelings of fatigue.

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