Tag Archives: running

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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Running With the Bulls!

So I’ve been MIA from the blog for a bit, but my excuse was SPAIN, where I spent a big chunk of July and went running with the bulls in Pamplona!  Easily the craziest thing I have ever done.  Here … Continue reading

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What I’m Loving in BLUE Fitness Gear – Light it Up for Autism

Let’s see some BLUE fitness gear! Autism Speaks has designated April as “Autism Awareness Month” and encourages everyone to “Light it Up Blue” to shine a light on Autism.  I decided to light this blog post blue with links to … Continue reading

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The Best Sneaker for Every Workout via Fitness Magazine

The Best Sneaker for Every Workout I finally got around to subscribing to Fitness Magazine, and my first issue arrived today with their ranking of the best sneaker for every workout, titled “Fit to Be Tied.”  Below I’ll present their … Continue reading

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A Mile is a Mile – The Danger of Comparison

A Mile is a Mile: The Danger of Comparison Almost from the moment we are born we are taught to compare ourselves against our peers.  Baby weights go onto a graph and parents compare percentiles and growth curves.  The silent … Continue reading

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IT Band Syndrome – Recovery Update

IT BAND SYNDROME – RECOVERY UPDATE If you’ve never heard of IT Band Syndrome, it has nothing to do with information technology, a rock band, or any psychological disorders.  IT band syndrome, illiotibial band syndrome for long or ITBS for short, … Continue reading

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Where People Run – Visualizing Popular Routes

FlowingData did a post recently with some cool maps of where people run in 22 different cities (and instructions on how to get your own map.) Here you can see New York City and ParisClick on the maps above or … Continue reading

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Why You Should Run a Spartan Race & Giveaway!

What is a Spartan Race?  Unlike a normal distance run, Spartan Races include a variety of obstacles and challenges designed to push athletes to new physical and mental heights. Read on for why you should run a Spartan Race! I’ll … Continue reading

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Athletic Shoes: Running, Weights, Cross Training

I get asked often “what kind of athletic shoes do you wear to workout?”  The answer is, “It depends.”  After spending way too long wearing cheap athletic shoes, store brand from whatever major chain was having a sale, I learned … 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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