Category Archives: Workouts

How to Run Faster in 8 Steps

How to Run Faster in 8 Steps If you are an Olympic athlete looking at blogs to learn how to run faster, this isn’t the place for you. Simply Fit & Clean is for regular people wanting to live fit … Continue reading

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Beach Workout by Neila Ray

Beach Workout by Neila Ray I came across this great piece – a beach workout by Neila Rey- and it’s too perfect for the beginning of summer.  Let’s be honest. Male or female, very few people look forward to bathing … Continue reading

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Lost at the Gym? Try One of 50+ Free Printable Workouts

When I first started venturing to the gym instead of workout DVDs or running, I was admittedly lost among all the weird looking contraptions and stacks of weight plates.  I was given two pieces of advice by one of the … Continue reading

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NFL Football Workouts: Train Like a Pro

With the end of the football season rapidly approaching many players are already deep into their offseason NFL football workouts to get back into shape for next fall.  We can benefit from their training regimens by identifying what skills they possess, … Continue reading

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Kettlebell Training: Is it Right for You?

The fitness world often gets into kicks or crazes like Crossfit, kettlebell training, or Zumba. No one has heard of it then EVERYONE has heard of it, and you’re crazy if you’ve never tried it.  Some of those crazes, like Tae … Continue reading

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Jump Rope Exercises – Not Just a Playground Toy

If you are looking to burn calories and quickly build cardiovascular health, jump rope exercises are a great option. BENEFITS: Portable: A jump rope is small and can be carried or stored just about anywhere.  Take it traveling, keep it in … Continue reading

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Treadmill Workouts: 5 Workouts to Help You Stay Out of the Cold!

With winter hitting areas of of the Northeast especially hard and the safety of sunlit hours shortened, it’s time to look into treadmill workouts as an alternative to running outdoors.  For those who don’t or can’t run, many treadmill workouts … Continue reading

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Muscle Group Target: Abdominal Muscles

Abdominal workouts are great for building core strength, and if your body fat is low enough to show off a six pack, you need to build and define the abs before they start to look cut.  (For the record, that’s … Continue reading

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10k Training Run Tech: Strava, Garmin Training Center, Golden Cheetah

As part of the preparation for my half marathon in December, I went on a 10k training run today.  (10k is 6.2 miles, for all of us imperial holdouts.) For this run, I strapped on my Garmin Forerunner 305 (now … Continue reading

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Six At Home Workouts

Some days it is really hard to get out the door to go to the gym or go for a run.  If you have a cramped budget, a young child at home, or transportation issues, an option to exercise from … Continue reading

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