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Which is the Best Protein Powder for Me?

Which is the Best Protein Powder for Me? While I generally believe the best way to get proper nutrition is with a clean, well balanced diet, protein powder certainly has a value to offer, especially because it’s so convenient and … 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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Can a Busy Mom Workout? Fitting It In

Can a Busy Mom Workout? I’ve been lagging a bit behind on posting this week for two reasons. First, I recently started a great new job at Camino Information Services, an IT Solutions company here in Houston, so I’m figuring … Continue reading

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10 Bad Exercise Habits to Break

10 Bad Exercise Habits to Break Time Magazine recently published “10 Exercise Cheats to Blow Your Calorie Burn,” click HERE to read the full contents.  If you feel like you’ve been working and working to reach the next level but … 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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How Fast Should I Run?

A common question among amateur runners like myself is “how fast should I run?”  I know what Olympians run, but there’s no way I should hold myself to world-record standards.  I run a 5k regularly, and I know my average … Continue reading

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Form Check: Proper Squat Technique

Squats are like the PF Flyers of the exercise world: a proper squat will help you run faster, jump higher, build core strength, improve your balance, and give you sexy leg definition.  Need more specific reasons?  Here’s a bullet list … 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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Songs to Pump You Up: 20 Workout Songs for Inspiration

Songs to Pump You Up from Simply Fit & Clean Sometimes all it takes to run that extra mile or do that extra set is having the right song to pump you up play at the right time.  We all … Continue reading

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Know Your Workout: What is Tabata?

The four minute workout.  The hardest, quickest workout of your life.  HIIT. All of these descriptors have been applied to an exercise method based on studies by Professor Izumi Tabata, a regimen that has now taken his last name as … Continue reading

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