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# Active

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'Sitting is the new smoking': Health experts warn that Irish adults are not active enough
A new survey finds that the 18-24 age group may be the least physically active amongst all adults.
No time to go to the gym? Here are 7 exercises you can do at home
And you could win an activity weekend away worth €500 thanks to Udo’s Oil.
Kids who spend time in nature are more relaxed - here are 8 tips to get them outdoors
And away from the television.
Samsung defends S7 Active after it fails water test
It has the same water-resistance rating as the S7 and S7 Edge, but was unable to function after being placed in water for 30 minutes.
People who use public transport have lower fat percentage than those who drive to work
Commuters who only used public transport also had lower BMI compared to car-users.
Opinion: Dublin is a great place to live, but not necessarily when you're old
By 2041, the number of people in this country over the age of 65 is predicted to reach 1.4 million.
How your smartphone can help you get active
If you’re thinking about getting active but don’t know where to start, your smartphone can help you out.
Take a hike: Digital wristbands prompt users with fit tips
The second-generation UP24 band will tell you when to sleep more, exercise more (and, probably, eat less).
Kevin Nolan: 'I can show it's possible to have an active lifestyle with diabetes'
The Dublin footballer on the challenges of playing sport while being a coeliac and having Type 1 diabetes.
Hey lazybones, good news: scientists say laziness could be genetic
It’s not you, it’s your genes…
Column: I have Asperger's and I like being "different"
Fionn Hamill is a young boy who has Asperger’s Syndrome. Here he explains why he loves the way he is and how he never wishes he was any different.
Guess which sport 230,000 Irish adults participate in every week?
A new ESRI study has found that almost 7 per cent of adults take part in one specific sport every week.
11 things Santa gets up to in his spare time
With only one night of work a year, the jolly fella likes to keep busy with sport.
Olympians live longer than the rest of us
On average Olympic athletes live 2.8 years longer than non-Olympians.
Second New Zealand volcano 'burps' after eruption
The threatened eruption comes just days after a long-dorman mountain erupted.
WATCH: Vladimir Putin scores winning goal in amateurs v legends ice hockey match
The Russian president’s talents know no limits, it appears.