Polo Players can lose between 1,5- 2,5 litres of sweat during an intense 6 chukka game, particularly in hot and humid conditions. This amount of fluid loss will certainly have a negative effect on their performance.
Ideally to counteract dehydration, the players should consume 200-400 ml (7-14 oz) of cold water or a suitable carbohydrate solution 5 to 10 minutes prior to the start of their game or training. During the intervals, they should try to drink another 300-500 ml (10-17oz) of…Continue
Years ago I heard a lot of polo players said that they don’t need to train, that it is all about being born in a country side family and spend as much time as possible on the horse. They used to think that a fitness training program for polo is something weird. But if you check on the last ten Palermo Argentinean Polo Open you will realize that more and more every player take his Personal Trainer with them. Why?…Continue