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#Fitness

# fitness - Saturday 2 June, 2018

This is how much exercise is needed to help improve thinking skills
# Research
# Research

This is how much exercise is needed to help improve thinking skills

Jun 2nd 2018, 11:00 AM 28,260 Views 19 Comments

Scientists found that people who exercised an average of at least 52 hours over about six months for around an hour each session may improve their thinking skills.

# fitness - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Looking for the ultimate upper body home workout? Try these  4 push-up exercises
# Follow Fitness
From The42
# Follow Fitness

Looking for the ultimate upper body home workout? Try these 4 push-up exercises

May 29th 2018, 10:35 AM 9,565 Views 3 Comments

Get on this routine.

# fitness - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Boost productivity and improve sleep patterns - the benefits of early-morning exercise
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Boost productivity and improve sleep patterns - the benefits of early-morning exercise

May 22nd 2018, 11:55 AM 4,179 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer David Last on why we should look to get our exercise in as early as possible.

# fitness - Saturday 19 May, 2018

A million questions without any reassuring answers - the first step into the unknown
# Follow Journeys
From The42
# Follow Journeys

A million questions without any reassuring answers - the first step into the unknown

May 19th 2018, 8:30 AM 4,359 Views 1 Comment

As Ryan Bailey begins his fitness journey, former triathlete Bryan Keane is on hand to offer some expert advice.

# fitness - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Get out, get active! 5 outdoor exercises to really push yourself this summer
# Follow Journeys
From The42
# Follow Journeys

Get out, get active! 5 outdoor exercises to really push yourself this summer

May 16th 2018, 1:24 PM 8,041 Views 4 Comments

In her weekly column, Irish international and Cork football star Saoirse Noonan tells us how you can replicate her pitch training.

# fitness - Monday 14 May, 2018

'Rugby wasn't always my first love, but when I knew... I knew'
# Follow Fitness
From The42
# Follow Fitness

'Rugby wasn't always my first love, but when I knew... I knew'

May 14th 2018, 8:40 AM 11,926 Views 0 Comments

In the first of his new weekly columns for The42, Jonny Holland talks about his love of sport and fitness.

# fitness - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Kale, pumpkin and spinach - the so-called superfoods you should be eating more of
# Nutrition
From The42
# Nutrition

Kale, pumpkin and spinach - the so-called superfoods you should be eating more of

May 13th 2018, 1:15 PM 5,439 Views 5 Comments

Step away from the takeaway app.

# fitness - Friday 11 May, 2018

Training for a triathlon? Here's a 5-step stretching routine to help with the cycling leg
# Training
From The42
# Training

Training for a triathlon? Here's a 5-step stretching routine to help with the cycling leg

May 11th 2018, 9:59 AM 3,676 Views 0 Comments

Muscle pulls are a disaster and this will help you avoid them.

# fitness - Thursday 10 May, 2018

The 12-week couch-to-10k training plan to make the most of the Irish summer*
# A Good Run
From The42
# A Good Run

The 12-week couch-to-10k training plan to make the most of the Irish summer*

May 10th 2018, 10:11 AM 12,691 Views 2 Comments

*We can’t promise an actual summer, but we can give you a three-month training plan regardless.

# fitness - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

'I hated playing with the girls at first, but I got used to it'
# Follow Journeys
From The42
# Follow Journeys

'I hated playing with the girls at first, but I got used to it'

May 9th 2018, 3:24 PM 23,951 Views 2 Comments

In the first of her new weekly columns for The42, Saoirse Noonan maps her rise to where she is today, combining top-level sports.

Follow Fitness: Check out The42's new series tracking three very different fitness journeys
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Follow Fitness: Check out The42's new series tracking three very different fitness journeys

May 9th 2018, 12:01 PM 5,874 Views 1 Comment

Today The42 launches a new kind of fitness content.

# fitness - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Why the change in weather should bring a shift towards a healthier lifestyle
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Why the change in weather should bring a shift towards a healthier lifestyle

May 1st 2018, 7:00 AM 3,875 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer David Last on how we can take advantage of the longer, brighter days.

# fitness - Monday 23 April, 2018

It's Active School Week and students are being encouraged to get out and try new activities
# Health
# Health

It's Active School Week and students are being encouraged to get out and try new activities

Apr 23rd 2018, 6:10 AM 6,669 Views 10 Comments

“We’re aiming to get everyone moving, and that’s particularly important for children.”

# fitness - Thursday 12 April, 2018

'Exercises have no gender, kinda....' - A closer look at gender neutral training
# Column
From The42
# Column

'Exercises have no gender, kinda....' - A closer look at gender neutral training

Apr 12th 2018, 6:30 AM 6,690 Views 3 Comments

Here’s Dean Merton’s weekly column.

# fitness - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

What to eat, goal-setting and sleep - Catherina McKiernan's pre-run tips
# Running
From The42
# Running

What to eat, goal-setting and sleep - Catherina McKiernan's pre-run tips

Apr 10th 2018, 10:46 AM 5,600 Views 0 Comments

The running season is upon us with plenty of big events coming up.

# fitness - Thursday 5 April, 2018

5 of the most common workout excuses and how to overcome them
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

5 of the most common workout excuses and how to overcome them

Apr 5th 2018, 12:45 PM 6,938 Views 1 Comment

Personal trainer David Last has heard all the excuses down through the years, but writes ‘if it’s truly important to you than you will make it happen.’

# fitness - Thursday 29 March, 2018

3 simple recipe ideas for on-the-go protein snacks
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

3 simple recipe ideas for on-the-go protein snacks

Mar 29th 2018, 8:23 AM 7,269 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer David Last provides some inspiration on ways to ensure you’re hitting your daily protein targets.

# fitness - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Buddy Up! Reach your fitness goals with a little help from your friends
# Column
From The42
# Column

Buddy Up! Reach your fitness goals with a little help from your friends

Mar 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 4,651 Views 0 Comments

Find a community in which you can find accountability, support, and inspiration to reach your goals, writes personal trainer Dean Merton.

# fitness - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

5 gym exercises to help improve your 5k time this running season
# Running
From The42
# Running

5 gym exercises to help improve your 5k time this running season

Mar 20th 2018, 3:58 PM 13,617 Views 3 Comments

As the evenings get longer, we’re back into running season.

# fitness - Sunday 11 March, 2018

This girl's hilarious 'cut and bulk' transformation needs to be seen to be believed
# Liz Giorgetta
From The Daily Edge
# Liz Giorgetta

This girl's hilarious 'cut and bulk' transformation needs to be seen to be believed

Mar 11th 2018, 11:44 AM 14,650 Views 1 Comment

Because if you can’t take the mick out of your sister, who can you?

# fitness - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Micro, meso, macro! A guide to setting fitness goals and actually hitting them
# Column
From The42
# Column

Micro, meso, macro! A guide to setting fitness goals and actually hitting them

Mar 6th 2018, 6:35 AM 7,289 Views 0 Comments

Here’s Dean Merton’s weekly column.

# fitness - Sunday 4 March, 2018

This Swedish company is making on-the-job exercise compulsory
# Bjorn Borg
# Bjorn Borg

This Swedish company is making on-the-job exercise compulsory

Mar 4th 2018, 10:30 AM 28,032 Views 37 Comments

Every Friday, employees retailer Bjorn Borg leave their desks at the company’s Stockholm headquarters to go to the gym.

# fitness - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Chill, get active, learn: Your guide to slaying the Beast from the East
# Column
From The42
# Column

Chill, get active, learn: Your guide to slaying the Beast from the East

Mar 1st 2018, 8:30 PM 4,606 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer Dean Merton shares his thoughts in a different type of fitness column this week.

# fitness - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Band aid! The piece of kit you can use to improve mobility, core and strength
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Band aid! The piece of kit you can use to improve mobility, core and strength

Feb 27th 2018, 1:55 PM 7,233 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer David Last on resistance bands and why they’re so useful.

# fitness - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Finish strong! Three ways to end your session on a high
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Finish strong! Three ways to end your session on a high

Feb 21st 2018, 7:00 AM 6,431 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer Dean Merton brings you through some quick and brutal (but effective) finishers.

# fitness - Thursday 15 February, 2018

How to get the most out of the gym when playing team sports
# Team Work
From The42
# Team Work

How to get the most out of the gym when playing team sports

Feb 15th 2018, 11:15 AM 11,025 Views 2 Comments

David Last offers his best advice for your GAA, rugby or soccer gym programme.

# fitness - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Do less more often! Three useful fitness hacks (that aren't hacks at all)
# Column
From The42
# Column

Do less more often! Three useful fitness hacks (that aren't hacks at all)

Feb 13th 2018, 7:00 AM 8,080 Views 2 Comments

Personal trainer Dean Merton shares his thoughts in his latest column.

# fitness - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

5 tips to help you stay consistent with your fitness goals in 2018
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

5 tips to help you stay consistent with your fitness goals in 2018

Feb 6th 2018, 3:31 PM 7,139 Views 0 Comments

Remember, focus on the small wins, writes personal trainer David Last.

# fitness - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Can your phone help keep those resolutions? Health tech expert on best fitness apps
# New Year
# New Year

Can your phone help keep those resolutions? Health tech expert on best fitness apps

Feb 3rd 2018, 9:30 AM 14,151 Views 14 Comments

While it might not quite be time to tell your trainer you’ve decided that ‘PT’ now stands for past-tense, that day will come, writes Yvonne Redmond.

# fitness - Saturday 27 January, 2018

'I went from dad bod to six-pack in eight months because of a promise I made myself as a child'
# Column
# Column

'I went from dad bod to six-pack in eight months because of a promise I made myself as a child'

Jan 27th 2018, 7:30 PM 138,030 Views 76 Comments

‘For those interested in getting in shape and losing weight, I suggest figuring out why you want to do it’, writes Kevin O’Connor.

# fitness - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

5 training, stretching and mobility tips that will complement your running
# Running
From The42
# Running

5 training, stretching and mobility tips that will complement your running

Jan 24th 2018, 2:53 PM 7,194 Views 0 Comments

If you’ve taken up running in the New Year, personal trainer David Last has some useful advice.

# fitness - Friday 19 January, 2018

Bikram yoga is 'no more effective than yoga practiced at room temperature'
# Don't Sweat It
# Don't Sweat It

Bikram yoga is 'no more effective than yoga practiced at room temperature'

Jan 19th 2018, 6:15 AM 14,747 Views 14 Comments

This type of yoga is carried out in a room heated to 35–42 degrees Celsius.

# fitness - Monday 1 January, 2018

Catherina McKiernan's guide to taking up running in 2018
# New Year New You
From The42
# New Year New You

Catherina McKiernan's guide to taking up running in 2018

Jan 1st 2018, 11:00 AM 7,044 Views 0 Comments

The two-time Olympian says having a goal in mind is key.

# fitness - Sunday 31 December, 2017

'Therapy and personal training taught me that it's impossible to run away from self-loathing'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Therapy and personal training taught me that it's impossible to run away from self-loathing'

Dec 31st 2017, 7:30 PM 32,079 Views 14 Comments

In an ideal world, we’d be active because we love our bodies, not because we hate them, writes Rosemary MacCabe.

# fitness - Thursday 28 December, 2017

4 tips to help you plan for a healthy and active 2018
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

4 tips to help you plan for a healthy and active 2018

Dec 28th 2017, 5:39 PM 5,151 Views 3 Comments

David Last’s signs off his last fitness column of the year with advice for how to make 2018 even better.

# fitness - Monday 25 December, 2017

The Dublin man who body doubles for Mario Balotelli and Usain Bolt
# Why Always Him?
From The42
# Why Always Him?

The Dublin man who body doubles for Mario Balotelli and Usain Bolt

Dec 25th 2017, 9:30 PM 65,695 Views 7 Comments

Having pursued a career in professional football and rugby, Paul Olima fell into the sports modelling industry.

# fitness - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Got a few big nights out planned? Here are some top fitness tips that will help this Christmas
# Checklist
From The42
# Checklist

Got a few big nights out planned? Here are some top fitness tips that will help this Christmas

Dec 20th 2017, 2:40 PM 7,286 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer David Last has advice to help you through a season of food, drink and partying.

# fitness - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Protein bar selection boxes to shakers - 10 fitness gift ideas this Christmas
# Happy Fitmas
From The42
# Happy Fitmas

Protein bar selection boxes to shakers - 10 fitness gift ideas this Christmas

Dec 13th 2017, 12:33 PM 7,446 Views 1 Comment

Personal trainer David Last on what will be on every gym-goer’s wishlist this year.

# fitness - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

'Tis the season! Useful strategies to make sure you get a workout in even when tight for time
# Column
From The42
# Column

'Tis the season! Useful strategies to make sure you get a workout in even when tight for time

Dec 6th 2017, 6:30 AM 3,526 Views 0 Comments

”Tis the season to stop being a punk ass b*tch and just get a workout done,’ writes personal trainer Dean Merton.

# fitness - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Calories in alcohol and ways to squeeze in a workout - a fitness checklist for Christmas
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Calories in alcohol and ways to squeeze in a workout - a fitness checklist for Christmas

Dec 5th 2017, 3:06 PM 5,824 Views 2 Comments

Personal trainer David Last on ways you can enjoy the festive season, but not fall completely off the wagon.