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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Fitness

This year
England expect Ollie Lawrence and Jack Walker to be fit for World Cup selection
Premiership player of the season Lawrence is recovering from a knee injury, while Walker has a calf muscle problem.
Brighton boss refuses to rule Evan Ferguson out of Manchester United FA Cup clash
The Ireland international’s ankle injury will be assessed again tomorrow morning before a decision is made.
Last year
Munster prepared to let Beirne and Casey decisions go down to the wire
The Irish pair, both of whom picked up groin injuries, are among four players heading for scans today and Andy Farrell will be keeping a close eye on the outcome.
Poll: Do you exercise when you’re on holiday?
People were seen jogging at Glastonbury festival in recent days.
Ireland hope key players Monaghan and Cronin will be fit for Scotland clash
There was a boost for Ireland with Sene Naoupu’s red card being rescinded.
James Ryan deemed fit again but rested for Leinster's trip to South Africa
The Ireland second row will train in Dublin after recovering from a head injury.
Criticism as Dept of Health spends €230k sponsoring Operation Transformation series
Social Democrats TD Holly Cairns said services for people with eating disorders are virtually non-existent due to successive government failures.
All time
Playmaking 12 Frawley 'developing nicely' as he gets set for Leinster return
The 23-year-old Skerries man has had a frustrating time with injury.
Zinedine Zidane struggling to explain Eden Hazard's fitness problems
The Belgian star came off the bench against Elche in La Liga on Saturday to make his first appearance since January.
'Having a fit Conor Murray for the last two games would be brilliant'
The 31-year-old is expected to be back in action with Ireland this weekend.
Big increase in number of Irish adults wearing fitness trackers in 2020, study finds
The findings of the study were produced byTeneo Sport and Sponsorship Index.
Opinion: Memories of my first Dublin City Marathon on the day the 2020 race was meant to happen
Mick Bourke has run several marathons and pays tribute to runners today as the Dublin City Marathon moves online.
Extract: 'Running makes me feel alive, connected to the moment'
Author of The Cow Book, John Connell shares his experience of one long and glorious run he had through a forest in Longford, in an extract from his new book.
Getting back into your 'new normal' gym routine
David Last shares his dos and don’ts as Ireland’s gyms and fitness clubs reopen.
Opinion: The programme for government is like a visit from Santa for cyclists
Cycling advocate Martina Callanan says now is the time to embrace cycling as the answer to so many modern lifestyle problems.
Warm up, change up: Complement your summer running routine
David Last gives some pointers on how to make the most of the outdoor space within 5km of your home.
Simple tips for looking after your mental health while at home
David Last’s advice to help you get through the next few weeks.
Roz Purcell shares her routine, recipes and tips for staying positive during Covid-19 isolation
The cookery author says focusing on nutrition and wellbeing is helping her handle the changes.
The best ways to keep your fitness plans going from home
David Last gives his tips on staying active during lockdown.
The 5 Ss for healthy social distancing
David Last’s advice on how to keep your mind and body fit and healthy.
'When this all passes over, what will you look back on and wish you had done?'
Keeping your body and mind healthy is even more imperative now that we are staying at home. We speak to some fitness experts.
Working out from home: tips to keep you in shape during the shutdown
David Last provides some simple tips to keep you on track over the days and weeks ahead.
Half of primary school students unable to kick a ball properly, study finds
Half of children studied were found to be unable to kick a ball properly.
The Cork ultra runner targeting 32 marathons in 32 counties in 32 days
Conor O’Keeffe will start his Herculean task on 1 April with 32 pounds on his back, removing one pound each day. For him, it symbolises the weight of depression and his battle with that burden.
From measurable momentum with Leinster to shaping the future of the Lionesses
Wickow man Peter Tierney moved away from the heavyweights in his native province to work with the English FA.
Running the Dublin City Marathon this Sunday? Here are some last-minute tips and advice
Personal trainer David Last returns with some tips for the big day.
'We're told we need a massive chest and washboard abs': The rise of steroids - and the unspoken dangers
Experts explain why using unprescribed drugs to get ‘the perfect body’ can cause serious health problems.
The fascination with fitness technology and whether it helps us hit our goals
Personal trainer David Last has seen clients invest in GPS watches and food-tracking apps without first mastering the basics.
Opinion: There is a wonder-drug that all schools should be prescribing
Exercise should be viewed as medicine. Indeed, if exercise could be prescribed as a pill, it would be the most prescribed drug on the planet, writes Professor Niall Moyna.
Core, mobility and weight training - 4 tips to help your running in 2019
Personal trainer David Last has worked with runners of all ages and abilities.
The dos and don'ts of maintaining a sensible fitness plan in 2019
Personal trainer David Last on why we shouldn’t dive in head first during January.
New Year, New You: 5 tips to get your fitness goals up and running
Personal trainer David Last offers his January advice.
'The kind of woman I want to be': Blazing a trail to show fitness and pregnancy can be combined
Moire O’Sullivan kept track of all the little battles she had to take on to return to her sport after pregnancy.
'My body doesn't know what's hit it, core muscles that drifted apart in pregnancy are being forcibly reunited'
Moire O’Sullivan wasn’t ready to give up her love for adventure racing after pregnancy.
The best last-minute presents to get the fitness fanatic in your life
Gym gear, fitness watches and personal trainer vouchers are all on this year’s list.
5 tips to help you enjoy the Christmas period without falling off the fitness wagon
David Last’s message is clear – enjoy the holiday period but there are ways to ensure you don’t undo all your hard work from earlier in the year.
A checklist to help you enjoy December but not undo all your hard work
‘It’s important to unwind mentally and physically over the Christmas period,’ writes personal trainer David Last.
Christmas is coming! Tips to ensure you stay on track ahead of the festive period
Personal trainer David Last has seen clients undo hard work during the party season, but there are ways to limit the damage.
Complaint against breast massage ad upheld after it claimed to reduce risk of cancer
The text also claimed that a breast massage could increase the size of breasts and prevent sagging.
'I didn't know what lymphoma was. So I said to him: 'Is it serious?''
Roscommon-man Colin Farrell was diagnosed with cancer when he was 22. Tomorrow he will attempt to run his first ever marathon in Dublin.