Short Sprint Hurdle Drill | FastTwitchGrandma Sprinting Tips & Tricks

Short sprint hurdle drill is an excellent drill to help promote proper cycling. It is especially useful to help with poor knee drive and heel recovery, both imperative for longer, more frequent and powerful

Postpartum Lower Core Exercises | FastTwitchGrandma Tips & Tricks

FastTwitchGrandma presents Lower Abdominal Exercises for Postpartum or major pelvic surgeries (I.e. hysterectomy, cesarean delivery etc): 1.Diaphragm breathing (5 x inhale for 5 exhale for 5) 2.Leg Extensions (12-14 reps each side) 3.Heel Slides

Running Cool Down Drills | FastTwitchGrandma Running Tips & Tricks

Post Workout Drills Post workout drills are an important tool to help improve performance. These drills are meant to reinforce neuromuscular connections, improve proprioception and body awareness, and improve running economy. The following drills

Core Workout For Runners | FastTwitchGrandma Sprinting Tips & Tricks

In the next sprinting video presented by FastTwitchGrandma - imagine a car with a faulty transmission? Can’t even! That’s basically the job of your core-the human body transmission. A great core provides stability in

12 Strength Exercises For Middle Distance Runners | FastTwitchGrandma Sprinting Tips & Tricks

FastTwitchGrandma brand ambassador and author Evan Stevens goes through a strength training regime for middle distance runners. He focuses on dynamic balance with emphasis on form and quick movements emphasizing power. 12 Featured Exercises:

Learn How to Train Like a Masters Sprinter

Meet FastTwitchGrandma masters sprinter Nick Berra. Berra is a 2-time USATF Masters Athlete of the year, 2015 World Masters Bronze Medalist, and 2-time World Indoor Champion in the 800m and 1500m races. In the above

What The Heck Is Pickleball? | FastTwitchGrandma Fitness Motivation

What the heck is Pickleball? In this video presented by FastTwitchGrandma you will meet the 2017 USA Masters Games Pickleball champions. The athletes explain how pickleball is a sport for all ages. With less impact

Upper Body Exercises For Sprinters | FastTwitchGrandma Sprinting Tips & Tricks

Upper Body Strength is just as important as lower body strength when it comes to the biomechanics of running. There is saying that goes “your legs will follow your arms”. Therefore, in order to

It’s Never Too Late To Figure Skate | FastTwitchGrandma Motivation Tips

This inspiring video proves that it is never too late to try a new sport such as Figure Skating. These masters athletes prove that you can do anything you set your mind to. They

Avoid Back Pain & Stretch Your Hip Flexors | FastTwitchGrandma Tips & Tricks

Prolonged sitting can tighten your hip flexors and when you stand it pulls on your lumbar spine. This can cause severe back pain and muscle dysfunction. This hip flexor stretch is prescribed 2-3 times

Hurdle Mobility Circuit | FastTwitchGrandma Sprinting Tips & Tricks

Hurdle Mobility - Strengthen those flexors to open up the hips for greater performance and increase in athleticism. A great way to do so will be incorporating hurdle mobility drills to your warmups. Hurdle

HIIT Treadmill Workouts | FastTwitchGrandma Sprinting Tips & Tricks

Virginia Davies, founder of FastTwitchGrandma, and John Trautmann, coach for the Mile High Run Club of NYC, talk about the important benefits of HIIT (high intensity interval training) with examples of how HIIT can

Don’t Skip Ankle Mobility

Ankle mobility affects the entire kinetic train. Low back pain? Plantar fasciitis? Tight Hamstrings? Ankle mobility could be responsible. FastTwitchGrandma Trainer and Physical Therapist Ryan Cross demonstrates ankle mobility drills to keep you "in

Perfect Your Sprint Start | FastTwitchGrandma Tips & Tricks

The start to a race is the most important phase. The start can determine win or lose in a close race. This video demonstrates a drill to improve your block start mechanics using the

Meet Our Co-founder Grayson Fertig

Meet a master, and FastTwitchGrandma co-founder, Grayson Fertig! Grayson is a former member of the U.S. national bobsled team, so he knows a thing or two about training, staying in shape, and where you can

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Hydration and Performance, Part 1: FLUIDS

Evan Stevens We previously discussed how masters level athletes’ nutritional needs are almost no different from any other athletes'. The fact that they are all athletes, regardless of age, means that their nutritional needs are