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The team at FastTwitchGrandma's mission is to provide a journal for readers that spreads the education and participation of health and fitness.

The Best Way to Prevent Gut Rot During Your Workout

Alyssa Bialowas One of the worst things that can happen to you before you start an intense workout, or worse as you’re 30 seconds into a run or a race: gut rot. Feeling pain and discomfort; it also means that your body is feeling very unresponsive to the event that you’re about to thrust

Which Is the Best for Aerobic Performance – HIIT or Endurance?

A Review by Alyssa Bialowas Long slow distance training refers to exercise that covers a relatively long distance at a slow and comfortable pace. Long slow distance training is associated with aerobic exercise such as running, cycling, walking, hiking and swimming. High-intensity interval training (HIIT), on the other hand, features intense bursts of high-intensity

3 Ways Lifelong Exercise Prevents Aging

Alyssa Biawolas It’s no secret that exercise is good for the soul. Lifelong exercise is associated with everything from reductions in frailty, to the regulation of skeletal mass and function, to successful aging (Elliott, et al. 2017). As we age, our bodies change. Physically active people and elite athletes often age more successfully than

How to Achieve a Near Perfect Sprinting Technique

Alyssa Bialowas The proper sprinting technique requires the combination of understanding the biomechanical variables of sprinting as well as external factors such as your running equipment (proper footwear, adequate running stopwatch for training), and environmental factors such as the temperature, air resistance, and the conditions of the ground you’re running on. High speed sprinting

Could a Carb Mouth Rinse Be the Next Best Performance Booster?

Evan Stevens The last thing an athlete wants is to feel like they have no energy. Staying fueled and being able to maximize your energy output means better performance. Fueling means quick energy to the system through – sugars in the forms of drinks, tablets, and gooey, gel substances are often the go-to for

Strength Training in Older Women Wards Off Aging

Evan Stevens At Forever Fit Science we have long discussed the importance of adding strength training to your exercise routine. Resistance training has consistently proven to be integral to all facets of health, from brain function and support in diseases like Parkinson’s to arthritis and bone and joint health. A new study released in late

6 Tips to Fuel Your HIIT Nutrition Plan

Alyssa Biawolas If you’re spending a lot of time creating and abiding by your workout plan, a healthy meal plan will enable you to get the most out of your efforts. When creating a nutrition program to parallel your high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts, remember that a solid base of healthful ingredients must provide the

3 Ways Sleep Impacts Sports Performance

Alyssa Bialowas The importance of quality sleep for athletes is often underrated. While a major focus is constantly put on physical training and nutrition, sleep takes a backseat. However, sleep is just as important for the overall health of athletes, and can impact sports performance in a very real way. Quality sleep is essential for

Gain Strength, Power & Force for Maximal Performance | Forever Fit Science

Stability is simply controlled strength, power, and force. The more stability you have, the more efficient you can move. Here are few exercises for stability, balance, and strength focusing on hip flexion and toe dorsiflexion for maximal performance. 1. Single Leg Turnover (Hip flexion/ Toe Dorsiflexion) 2. Stability Hamstring Curl 3. Pistol Squat 4. Unilateral

3 Natural Remedies for Sore Muscles

Alyssa Bialowas There’s no better feeling than the rush you get after a great workout, but that night or the next day, your muscles may not be as pleased. Fitness related muscle soreness (also known as DOMS: delayed onset muscle soreness), is caused by micro-tears in the muscle tissue that occur during intensive exercise.