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# fitness - Monday 14 May, 2018

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

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

May 14th 2018, 8:40 AM 11,871 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
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# Nutrition

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

May 13th 2018, 1:15 PM 5,428 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
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# Training

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

May 11th 2018, 9:59 AM 3,656 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
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# 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 12,033 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 23,870 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 5,855 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 3,854 Views 1 Comment

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 6,636 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 6,338 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 5,565 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 6,908 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 7,172 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 4,589 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 13,292 Views 2 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 14,505 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 6,550 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 27,952 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 4,591 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 7,152 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 6,406 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 10,843 Views 1 Comment

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 8,053 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 7,047 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 14,134 Views 13 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 137,686 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 7,117 Views 1 Comment

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 14,622 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 7,022 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 31,983 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 5,132 Views 2 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 62,864 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 7,266 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 7,328 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 3,523 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 5,811 Views 2 Comments

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

# fitness - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Don't go completely overboard! 5 healthy habits to stick to over the festive period
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Don't go completely overboard! 5 healthy habits to stick to over the festive period

Nov 29th 2017, 10:09 AM 5,682 Views 0 Comments

You want to keep hold of the progress you’ve made during the year, writes David Last.

# fitness - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Don't let all the hard work go to waste! Tips to stay on track over the festive period
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Don't let all the hard work go to waste! Tips to stay on track over the festive period

Nov 21st 2017, 1:05 PM 4,885 Views 2 Comments

The most important thing is to enjoy the festivities but that doesn’t mean writing December off completely, writes personal trainer David Last.

# fitness - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

How often should I train? Tips to help structure your weekly workout training programme
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

How often should I train? Tips to help structure your weekly workout training programme

Nov 15th 2017, 9:38 AM 7,075 Views 2 Comments

Personal trainer David Last on what he recommends clients to do on a weekly basis.

# fitness - Friday 10 November, 2017

Leaner, lighter, faster, keener Healy reaching 'for new heights' in number 1 jersey
# More Than A Bulldozer
From The42
# More Than A Bulldozer

Leaner, lighter, faster, keener Healy reaching 'for new heights' in number 1 jersey

Nov 10th 2017, 6:40 AM 10,118 Views 18 Comments

The loosehead decided to shed kilos and increase his agility after a successful summer tour.

# fitness - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Christmas is coming! Here are 3 simple Autumn outdoor workouts to get you set
# Column
From The42
# Column

Christmas is coming! Here are 3 simple Autumn outdoor workouts to get you set

Nov 7th 2017, 2:24 PM 4,740 Views 4 Comments

Get out of the gym and enjoy Autumn workouts in the great outdoors, writes personal trainer David Last