Powell Performance Blog

  • Hydration Series - Hydration Cheat Sheet

    We love to make things easier for our athletes and clients through education and resources, but we also love to make sure it’s individualized  too....
  • Hydration Series - Why Do People Cramp?

    Anyone who has woken up in the middle of the night with a cramp has wondered… what the heck happened?!   Ironically there is no set consensus from ...
  • Hydration Series - What color is your urine? The Armstrong Color Chart

    When I was a strength coach, in the collegiate and NFL setting, I proudly put one in every bathroom, locker room and training room I worked. I tho...
  • Hydration Series - WUT in Hydration

    If you’ve read any of our other articles from our Hydration Series, you know there is a huge individual component of hydration needs and that means...
  • Hydration Series - Sodium & Optimal Performance

    Hopefully by now you’ve looked at our “All About Salt/Sodium” article. This should lay the foundation and the groundwork for how sodium works in th...
  • Hydration Series - All About Salt / Sodium Intake History

    Sodium, and specifically salt is bad for you right?   I blinked a couple times, really thought out my next words and responded with, it depends.   ...
  • Hydration Series - Why Do We Sweat?

    Weird question, right? Well, it’s important for our Powell Performance Hydration Series to start at the beginning.   So, to answer this great quest...
  • Stress Eating Solutions

    Emotional eating-we all do it from time to time. Almost as if it’s human nature… or foods are being engineered to make you want them more (interest...
  • Food & Relationship

    Whether or not we like to admit it, our relationships with the important people in our lives has an impact on our relationship with food…and vice v...
  • DRILL - Mind-Body Scan

    Want to understand better how your mind set and the stress around you can impact you physically? Walk through these steps and see if you can improve it with just a few minutes of scanning and some mindfulness.
  • DRILL - Know Why You're Eating!

    The drill of “Know Why You’re Eating” is to practice the following: Take a second to make sure you know your motivation or trigger for eating We ...
  • Can I Eat Intuitively & Still Meal Plan?

    Eating intuitively can be hard, and while it seems like they are conflicting, you can actually plan ahead to better eat while still honoring your hunger and intuition. This article helps you understand easy ways to plan ahead for more options to eat as you go.