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#Fitness

# fitness - Friday 19 October, 2018

5 problems that most people face when they start a new fitness programme
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5 problems that most people face when they start a new fitness programme

Oct 19th 2018, 11:35 AM 6,817 Views 1 Comment

David Last talks us through some frequent traits when it comes to mobility, movement and nutrition.

# fitness - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Opinion: 'Children need to learn the importance of exercise from their parents'
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# Health

Opinion: 'Children need to learn the importance of exercise from their parents'

Oct 18th 2018, 7:00 AM 14,555 Views 11 Comments

The most important message parents can give their children is that any form of activity is better than nothing at all, writes Dr Sarah Kelly.

# fitness - Friday 28 September, 2018

4 top tips to help you look after your fitness while on the go
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4 top tips to help you look after your fitness while on the go

Sep 28th 2018, 4:05 PM 7,544 Views 2 Comments

“If it’s important to you, then you will make it happen,” writes personal trainer David Last.

# fitness - Friday 21 September, 2018

Fuelling for a marathon: 'Nailing your preparation is powerful for confidence'
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Fuelling for a marathon: 'Nailing your preparation is powerful for confidence'

Sep 21st 2018, 11:50 AM 6,644 Views 0 Comments

Leinster Rugby and Dublin GAA nutritionist Daniel Davey on what to eat before, during and after 26.2 gruelling miles.

# fitness - Monday 17 September, 2018

'No matter how much you've trained, you're plagued with self-doubt'
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'No matter how much you've trained, you're plagued with self-doubt'

Sep 17th 2018, 7:30 AM 4,910 Views 0 Comments

With six weeks to go until the 2018 Dublin Marathon, The42′s Ryan Bailey is preparing to compete in the capital for the second time.

# fitness - Friday 14 September, 2018

The fitness industry is booming in Ireland, but why are we fatter than ever before?
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From The42
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The fitness industry is booming in Ireland, but why are we fatter than ever before?

Sep 14th 2018, 6:00 AM 10,392 Views 18 Comments

Personal trainer David Last wonders why all of the hype surrounding exercise and healthy living isn’t reducing our waistlines.

# fitness - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'It turns out training hard in the gym gets results, not magic movements'
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From The42
# Fitness

'It turns out training hard in the gym gets results, not magic movements'

Sep 11th 2018, 1:40 PM 7,859 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer Dean Merton outlines his top tips for getting back into the swing of things this Autumn.

# fitness - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Getting back to business after summer - 5 tips to help ease you back into the gym
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# Fitness

Getting back to business after summer - 5 tips to help ease you back into the gym

Sep 6th 2018, 3:57 PM 4,568 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer David Last on how we can reset our goals heading towards the final part of the year.

# fitness - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Skip leg day because your DNA says so: Hear about the future of fitness in our latest podcast
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# Future Stories

Skip leg day because your DNA says so: Hear about the future of fitness in our latest podcast

Aug 19th 2018, 8:00 PM 15,300 Views 3 Comments

From DNA tests to exercise pills, this is what staying in shape could look like in a few decades time.

# fitness - Friday 17 August, 2018

Why choosing the right form of training is key to achieving your fitness goals
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# Fitness

Why choosing the right form of training is key to achieving your fitness goals

Aug 17th 2018, 4:48 PM 5,576 Views 0 Comments

Quality over quantity is so important, writes personal trainer David Last.

# fitness - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Follow Fitness: Jonny Holland and Saoirse Noonan on their 12-week journeys
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Follow Fitness: Jonny Holland and Saoirse Noonan on their 12-week journeys

Aug 16th 2018, 8:44 PM 4,639 Views 0 Comments

We were joined by Jonny Holland and Saoirse Noonan to look back on the last 12 weeks.

# fitness - Saturday 11 August, 2018

'I just looked on Instagram and YouTube on how to do things with proper form'
# Do U Even Lift
From The42
# Do U Even Lift

'I just looked on Instagram and YouTube on how to do things with proper form'

Aug 11th 2018, 9:42 AM 10,808 Views 1 Comment

Leah Cheung on getting into power lifting, managing her type 1 diabetes and targeting national records.

# fitness - Thursday 9 August, 2018

The real reason people hit their fitness goals and how you can too
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The real reason people hit their fitness goals and how you can too

Aug 9th 2018, 5:40 PM 5,806 Views 0 Comments

Columnist David Last on getting the results you want.

# fitness - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Don't hide away from your goals: Setting clear, specific targets will make all the difference
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# Follow Fitness

Don't hide away from your goals: Setting clear, specific targets will make all the difference

Aug 7th 2018, 9:30 PM 16,779 Views 1 Comment

Now is the perfect time to take a good look at what you want from your fitness regime.

# fitness - Saturday 4 August, 2018

'I think I can run a marathon... but can I run it in -30°C?' Tackling the coolest race on earth
# Cool Running
From The42
# Cool Running

'I think I can run a marathon... but can I run it in -30°C?' Tackling the coolest race on earth

Aug 4th 2018, 7:00 AM 3,159 Views 2 Comments

Andrew Moore takes on Greenland’s Polar Circle Marathon in aid of the Dublin Simon Community.

# fitness - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

LeBron James reportedly spends $1.5 million per year to take care of his body — here's where it goes
# The King
From The42
# The King

LeBron James reportedly spends $1.5 million per year to take care of his body — here's where it goes

Aug 1st 2018, 12:10 AM 21,068 Views 8 Comments

That’s one expensive gym membership.

# fitness - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Ain't nobody got time for that? How to make space in your week for exercise
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From The42
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Ain't nobody got time for that? How to make space in your week for exercise

Jul 31st 2018, 4:09 PM 8,446 Views 2 Comments

Jonny Holland helps tackle the number one excuse that keeps us from exercising: lack of time.

# fitness - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Which way to the gun show? The explosive arm workout to help fill out those t-shirt sleeves
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From The42
# Fitness

Which way to the gun show? The explosive arm workout to help fill out those t-shirt sleeves

Jul 29th 2018, 7:27 AM 18,517 Views 0 Comments

Try these five explosive exercises this summer.

# fitness - Saturday 28 July, 2018

The great outdoors: Some of Ireland's best spots for a weekend hike, cycle or swim
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The great outdoors: Some of Ireland's best spots for a weekend hike, cycle or swim

Jul 28th 2018, 8:30 AM 9,329 Views 0 Comments

Fitness columnist David Last takes us through some of his favourites.

# fitness - Friday 27 July, 2018

Here's the technique Navy SEALs use to swim for miles without getting tired
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Here's the technique Navy SEALs use to swim for miles without getting tired

Jul 27th 2018, 11:39 PM 24,426 Views 1 Comment

Let’s go to the beach, beach!

# fitness - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Beaches, BBQs and Burpees: How to keep your training on track while enjoying the summer sun
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# Coming In Hot

Beaches, BBQs and Burpees: How to keep your training on track while enjoying the summer sun

Jul 26th 2018, 9:33 AM 3,677 Views 0 Comments

Fitness columnist David Last runs through some top tips for training during the good weather.

# fitness - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

From nutrition and meal plans to training and unwinding - A day in the life of a rising dual star
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From nutrition and meal plans to training and unwinding - A day in the life of a rising dual star

Jul 25th 2018, 7:15 PM 7,864 Views 2 Comments

In her latest weekly column, Cork footballer and Irish international Saoirse Noonan’s talks about striking the right balance between training, rest and nutrition.

# fitness - Monday 23 July, 2018

The beauty of running races: nerves, adrenaline and the thrill of crossing the line
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The beauty of running races: nerves, adrenaline and the thrill of crossing the line

Jul 23rd 2018, 6:30 AM 3,980 Views 1 Comment

As Ryan Bailey’s training programme intensifies, last week’s Irish Runner 10 Mile provided an important checkpoint.

# fitness - Friday 13 July, 2018

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
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# Starter For 10

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Jul 13th 2018, 5:00 PM 13,854 Views 7 Comments

How closely have you paid attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

'We all want to to be like Ronaldo and Messi, but I always looked up to people closer to home'
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'We all want to to be like Ronaldo and Messi, but I always looked up to people closer to home'

Jul 13th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,369 Views 0 Comments

Saoirse Noonan looks at some sporting inspirations in her weekly column.

# fitness - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Irish teenager Serena Pierce on making a big impression in the powerlifting world
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Irish teenager Serena Pierce on making a big impression in the powerlifting world

Jul 11th 2018, 2:17 PM 5,699 Views 5 Comments

More and more women are hitting the gym to lift, says the Macroom native.

# fitness - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

The sports nutrition powering top teams (and how to use it yourself)
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From The42
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The sports nutrition powering top teams (and how to use it yourself)

Jul 10th 2018, 12:14 PM 6,449 Views 0 Comments

Dr Crionna Tobin explains how inter-county sides have evolved, and gives readers advice that they can apply to their own training.

# fitness - Monday 9 July, 2018

Leinster's revamped pre-season approach built around 'working holiday'
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From The42
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Leinster's revamped pre-season approach built around 'working holiday'

Jul 9th 2018, 6:30 AM 20,713 Views 29 Comments

‘In three weeks it’s hard for them to do a lot of damage or de-train,’ says the province’s head of athletic performance Charlie Higgins.

# fitness - Friday 6 July, 2018

Looking for a healthy snack? These blueberry recovery scones are perfect
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Looking for a healthy snack? These blueberry recovery scones are perfect

Jul 6th 2018, 5:34 PM 6,628 Views 1 Comment

Ideal for post-workout recovery.

# fitness - Thursday 5 July, 2018

'When playing rugby I refused to walk anywhere - but it's one of the best ways to make the most of a holiday'
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'When playing rugby I refused to walk anywhere - but it's one of the best ways to make the most of a holiday'

Jul 5th 2018, 2:22 PM 16,010 Views 1 Comment

Former Munster out-half and personal trainer Jonny Holland on ways you can stay in shape on holiday.

# fitness - Sunday 1 July, 2018

This sweet potato lasagne is ideal as a post-session recovery meal
# Nutrition
From The42
# Nutrition

This sweet potato lasagne is ideal as a post-session recovery meal

Jul 1st 2018, 10:55 AM 7,947 Views 3 Comments

Guaranteed to hit the spot.

# fitness - Saturday 30 June, 2018

'I think to be strong, more so than skinny, is good for your mental health as well'
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# Head Space

'I think to be strong, more so than skinny, is good for your mental health as well'

Jun 30th 2018, 12:15 PM 21,923 Views 3 Comments

“The fitness trend has gone through the roof, which is a great thing, but I don’t think we’re educated enough, especially girls,” says Kilkenny camogie star, Katie Power.

'Learn to run when feeling the pain - then push harder': Marathon training in the Irish heatwave
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'Learn to run when feeling the pain - then push harder': Marathon training in the Irish heatwave

Jun 30th 2018, 10:30 AM 4,249 Views 0 Comments

Painful lessons from last year are fuelling Ryan Bailey’s desire to train harder this year – even in the good weather.

# fitness - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Turn up the heat! How to train safely during spells of warm weather
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From The42
# Fitness

Turn up the heat! How to train safely during spells of warm weather

Jun 28th 2018, 6:00 AM 5,649 Views 1 Comment

It’s important to heed some basic advice when it comes to training in high temperatures, writes personal trainer David Last.

# fitness - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Why staying hydrated is important for your everyday health - particularly in warm weather
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Why staying hydrated is important for your everyday health - particularly in warm weather

Jun 26th 2018, 6:00 AM 5,312 Views 0 Comments

Jonny Holland outlines how much water we need to be drinking per day, and the ways we can stay hydrated.

# fitness - Thursday 21 June, 2018

'When I played for Munster, I brought bolognese on the plane instead of the processed food'
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'When I played for Munster, I brought bolognese on the plane instead of the processed food'

Jun 21st 2018, 6:05 AM 15,142 Views 3 Comments

Jonny Holland offers his advice on how to maintain a balanced diet while also enjoying yourself on holiday this summer.

# fitness - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Ready to go! Goodbye Leaving Cert, hello crazy summer of Gaelic football and soccer
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Ready to go! Goodbye Leaving Cert, hello crazy summer of Gaelic football and soccer

Jun 20th 2018, 9:19 AM 5,335 Views 0 Comments

Irish international and Cork football star Saoirse Noonan has an update on her hectic life in her weekly column.

# fitness - Friday 15 June, 2018

We know the benefits of early exercise - but how do you become a morning person?
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From The42
# Fitness

We know the benefits of early exercise - but how do you become a morning person?

Jun 15th 2018, 3:16 PM 6,246 Views 3 Comments

Personal trainer David Last has a few tips.

# fitness - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Stuck for time in the morning? This 5 ingredient smoothie will set you right
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From The42
# Recipes

Stuck for time in the morning? This 5 ingredient smoothie will set you right

Jun 14th 2018, 8:30 AM 6,758 Views 3 Comments

It can be hard to find the time to squeeze breakfast in, but this will help.

# fitness - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Getting fitted! The kit you need when training for your first triathlon, and what you don't need
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Getting fitted! The kit you need when training for your first triathlon, and what you don't need

Jun 9th 2018, 1:28 PM 5,040 Views 1 Comment

We got some expert advice from Rob Cummins out at Wheelworx.