Ensuring proper hydration is more than just drinking enough fluids…it is understanding both your body’s physiologic response to poor hydration and the physiologic benefits of proper hydration. Such an understanding will allow you to monitor your own fluid status, which is critical to optimal training and high performance.
What are the physiologic changes that occur during proper sleep and why are these changes critical for recovery and high performance? Can the phases of sleep be monitored in a way that predicts recovery? Can this information be used in real-time to adjust workout intensity and prevent overtraining?
What are the essential components of proper nutrition? How should nutritional intake change during different phases of training in order to realize maximum benefit from your effort?
Supplements / Performance Enhancement
What supplements have been shown to impact athletic performance? How and when should these be considered? How do we know if a supplement is safe and free of impurities which can impact anti-doping tests.