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# fitness - Friday 3 November, 2017

Poll: How often do you take a long walk?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: How often do you take a long walk?

Nov 3rd 2017, 12:45 PM 22,821 Views 21 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# fitness - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

How to design an effective and smart workout plan you can stick to
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

How to design an effective and smart workout plan you can stick to

Oct 31st 2017, 4:42 PM 3,677 Views 1 Comment

There should be three main sections in every session, writes personal trainer David Last.

# fitness - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Deadlifts are dangerous? No, being weak is dangerous!
# Column
From The42
# Column

Deadlifts are dangerous? No, being weak is dangerous!

Oct 25th 2017, 6:30 AM 8,794 Views 7 Comments

Dean Merton shares his experiences with deadlifting in his latest column.

# fitness - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Five days to go! 8 tips to follow ahead of this weekend's Dublin City Marathon
# 2017 Dublin Marathon
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# 2017 Dublin Marathon

Five days to go! 8 tips to follow ahead of this weekend's Dublin City Marathon

Oct 24th 2017, 9:42 AM 3,829 Views 1 Comment

All the hard work is done, but the nerves are starting to kick in. That’s all normal, writes personal trainer David Last.

# fitness - Thursday 19 October, 2017

So, you want to run faster? Here are 3 tips to help you improve your 5k time this winter
# Running
From The42
# Running

So, you want to run faster? Here are 3 tips to help you improve your 5k time this winter

Oct 19th 2017, 8:53 AM 8,572 Views 1 Comment

There are a couple of things you can incorporate into your training to shave a few seconds off the clock.

# fitness - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Progress doesn't need to be complicated and more thoughts from the bomb shelter
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Progress doesn't need to be complicated and more thoughts from the bomb shelter

Oct 18th 2017, 6:30 AM 3,499 Views 1 Comment

Storm Ophelia gave Dean Merton an extra bit of time for thought for his column this week.

# fitness - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

No fads or quick-fixes, here are 5 tips to help you achieve your fitness goals
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

No fads or quick-fixes, here are 5 tips to help you achieve your fitness goals

Oct 17th 2017, 6:30 AM 6,034 Views 0 Comments

You can’t beat the basics — patience, hard work and consistency. It may be boring but it’s true, writes David Last.

# fitness - Saturday 14 October, 2017

'Maths won't combat the obesity crisis, PE will'
# Crisis
From The42
# Crisis

'Maths won't combat the obesity crisis, PE will'

Oct 14th 2017, 7:00 AM 17,109 Views 33 Comments

PE teacher David O’Brien on what parents and schools can do to help.

# fitness - Friday 13 October, 2017

Push yourself! Here's a simple push day routine for you to follow
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Push yourself! Here's a simple push day routine for you to follow

Oct 13th 2017, 2:58 PM 6,252 Views 1 Comment

Five exercises to try in the gym over the weekend.

# fitness - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Planning to run a 5k over the winter? Here are 10 training tips from two experts
# Running
From The42
# Running

Planning to run a 5k over the winter? Here are 10 training tips from two experts

Oct 11th 2017, 6:30 AM 6,245 Views 1 Comment

John O’Regan and Mark Pollock on what to do and what not to do during your training weeks.

# fitness - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Can you pass these four simple mobility tests?
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Can you pass these four simple mobility tests?

Oct 10th 2017, 2:08 PM 8,813 Views 2 Comments

Mobility work isn’t generally seen as cool and a lot of the time you won’t see the fitness industry focus and promote this, writes David Last.

# fitness - Monday 9 October, 2017

The42 recipe book: Quick, easy and nutritious broccoli and apple salad
# Nutrition
From The42
# Nutrition

The42 recipe book: Quick, easy and nutritious broccoli and apple salad

Oct 9th 2017, 6:19 PM 4,191 Views 3 Comments

A perfect post-gym meal.

# fitness - Friday 6 October, 2017

The four-in-one combo! Here's a simple pull day routine for you to follow
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

The four-in-one combo! Here's a simple pull day routine for you to follow

Oct 6th 2017, 1:08 PM 4,586 Views 2 Comments

Have a look at these four exercises to include in your workout.

# fitness - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Consistency is key! 4 steps to help you focus on and achieve your fitness goals
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Consistency is key! 4 steps to help you focus on and achieve your fitness goals

Oct 3rd 2017, 12:01 PM 3,857 Views 0 Comments

Consistency is one of three important pillars which should feature in any fitness plan, writes David Last.

Opinion: 'An active child does not necessarily mean a fit child'
# PE
# PE

Opinion: 'An active child does not necessarily mean a fit child'

Oct 3rd 2017, 6:30 AM 8,474 Views 26 Comments

Unhealthy children are one of the biggest risks to a nation’s health, writes Professor Craig Williams.

# fitness - Monday 2 October, 2017

How important is protein in our diets and how much should I be consuming?
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

How important is protein in our diets and how much should I be consuming?

Oct 2nd 2017, 5:29 PM 5,992 Views 0 Comments

It is involved in so many different functions and processes in the body.

# fitness - Friday 29 September, 2017

Finish with a bang! 5 conditioning exercises to work up a serious sweat
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Finish with a bang! 5 conditioning exercises to work up a serious sweat

Sep 29th 2017, 2:26 PM 4,779 Views 0 Comments

This will test your fitness levels.

# fitness - Thursday 28 September, 2017

4 quick and easy drills to unlock your spine and move a little more freely
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

4 quick and easy drills to unlock your spine and move a little more freely

Sep 28th 2017, 7:00 AM 22,007 Views 3 Comments

Sarah Cremen delivers your quick and easy mid back mobility fix.

# fitness - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

5 workout hacks that may just surprise you
# Column
From The42
# Column

5 workout hacks that may just surprise you

Sep 27th 2017, 7:00 AM 7,183 Views 1 Comment

*Or 5 things you stopped doing in favour of gimmicky nonsense.

# fitness - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Test yourself with these 3 challenging high intensity workouts
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Test yourself with these 3 challenging high intensity workouts

Sep 26th 2017, 4:18 PM 4,858 Views 2 Comments

In this week’s column, David Last looks at the finishers guaranteed to get your heart pumping.

# fitness - Monday 25 September, 2017

The42 recipe book: High-protein spinach and goats cheese frittata
# Nutrition
From The42
# Nutrition

The42 recipe book: High-protein spinach and goats cheese frittata

Sep 25th 2017, 4:25 PM 3,725 Views 2 Comments

Quick, easy and perfect for a post-gym meal.

# fitness - Friday 22 September, 2017

Video: The 5-exercise core workout to add to your gym routine
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Video: The 5-exercise core workout to add to your gym routine

Sep 22nd 2017, 3:29 PM 6,451 Views 1 Comment

Simple but extremely effective.

'Fitspiration' and #fitspo: The good, the bad and the ugly
# Column
From The42
# Column

'Fitspiration' and #fitspo: The good, the bad and the ugly

Sep 22nd 2017, 6:45 AM 4,550 Views 5 Comments

‘Be attuned to the potential downside that fitspiration can have on how we feel about ourselves and our bodies,’ writes Sarah Cremen.

# fitness - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

James Harrison is stronger than you and he's not afraid to show it
# Workout
From The42
# Workout

James Harrison is stronger than you and he's not afraid to show it

Sep 20th 2017, 10:22 AM 11,008 Views 8 Comments

The NFL star warns others not to try this at home.

# fitness - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Master the basics! Core exercises for every fitness level which require no equipment
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Master the basics! Core exercises for every fitness level which require no equipment

Sep 19th 2017, 6:45 AM 8,012 Views 2 Comments

Personal trainer David Last shows us a range of movements you can perform at home or in the gym.

# fitness - Monday 18 September, 2017

Why do we comfort eat and the 'toxic' hunger craving cycle
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Why do we comfort eat and the 'toxic' hunger craving cycle

Sep 18th 2017, 2:24 PM 3,844 Views 1 Comment

We are addicted to food and time and time again our goals and aims are sabotaged by cravings.

# fitness - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Looking good does not make you an expert - why online training is a trap
# Fitness
# Fitness

Looking good does not make you an expert - why online training is a trap

Sep 17th 2017, 1:00 PM 14,152 Views 6 Comments

Sarah Cremen is not staunchly against online training, but there are better ways to spend your money.

# fitness - Friday 15 September, 2017

HIIT or miss! Does your cardio routine need a revamp?
# Column
From The42
# Column

HIIT or miss! Does your cardio routine need a revamp?

Sep 15th 2017, 7:00 AM 5,107 Views 3 Comments

You need cardio for Crossfit and here’s how to improve yours, writes personal trainer Dean Merton.

# fitness - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Looking good does not make you an expert - why online training is a trap
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Looking good does not make you an expert - why online training is a trap

Sep 14th 2017, 11:25 AM 3,961 Views 2 Comments

Sarah Cremen is not staunchly against online training, but there are better ways to spend your money.

# fitness - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

5 very simple gym movements that people keep getting wrong
# Back To Basics
From The42
# Back To Basics

5 very simple gym movements that people keep getting wrong

Sep 12th 2017, 12:23 PM 6,449 Views 0 Comments

Technique, consistency, then intensity are the three steps for success, writes David Last in this week’s column.

Irish kids don't do enough PE so make it an exam subject says Olympian Thomas Barr
# Fitness Challenge
From The42
# Fitness Challenge

Irish kids don't do enough PE so make it an exam subject says Olympian Thomas Barr

Sep 12th 2017, 12:00 PM 12,732 Views 50 Comments

The Irish 400m hurdler believes PE should become part of the Leaving Certificate.

# fitness - Friday 8 September, 2017

'Sitting is the new smoking': Health experts warn that Irish adults are not active enough
# Get Walking
# Get Walking

'Sitting is the new smoking': Health experts warn that Irish adults are not active enough

Sep 8th 2017, 8:02 AM 16,434 Views 37 Comments

A new survey finds that the 18-24 age group may be the least physically active amongst all adults.

How often should you work out? Making sure you don't train too little, or too much, for your fitness goals
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

How often should you work out? Making sure you don't train too little, or too much, for your fitness goals

Sep 8th 2017, 6:45 AM 7,389 Views 5 Comments

Dean Merton helps you to find the training load that’s right for you.

# fitness - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

6 different ways to use the prowler you love to hate
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

6 different ways to use the prowler you love to hate

Sep 5th 2017, 6:30 AM 4,108 Views 0 Comments

Love the prowler’s versatility, and love the results it produces, writes David Last in this week’s advice column.

# fitness - Friday 1 September, 2017

Put your best foot forward! A simple guide to the complex world of unilateral exercises
# Column
From The42
# Column

Put your best foot forward! A simple guide to the complex world of unilateral exercises

Sep 1st 2017, 6:30 AM 5,456 Views 2 Comments

Personal trainer Dean Merton shares some in-depth advice, and stresses how beneficial this training is.

# fitness - Thursday 31 August, 2017

We go again! 5 steps to turn your fitness failings into successes after summer
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

We go again! 5 steps to turn your fitness failings into successes after summer

Aug 31st 2017, 5:21 PM 4,069 Views 1 Comment

Personal trainer Sarah Cremen on why it’s not a big deal if you fell off the wagon over the last few months.

# fitness - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Health and wellness tips for the busy working individual
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Health and wellness tips for the busy working individual

Aug 29th 2017, 9:21 AM 4,508 Views 0 Comments

David Last on why your mental health is just as important as your physical.

# fitness - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Watch and learn: Four simple hip mobility drills to reduce low back pain
# Column
From The42
# Column

Watch and learn: Four simple hip mobility drills to reduce low back pain

Aug 24th 2017, 7:00 AM 9,244 Views 1 Comment

Personal trainer Sarah Cremen shares, and demonstrates, her advice.

# fitness - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Move better for longer! Avoiding wear and tear is simple, and here's how
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Move better for longer! Avoiding wear and tear is simple, and here's how

Aug 23rd 2017, 7:30 AM 8,482 Views 7 Comments

Warm up, vary your movements and don’t ego lift, writes personal trainer Dean Merton.

# fitness - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

5 simple tools that will help your posture, mobility and flexibility - and how to use them!
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

5 simple tools that will help your posture, mobility and flexibility - and how to use them!

Aug 22nd 2017, 6:30 AM 10,682 Views 1 Comment

David Last on why and what you should be doing in your warm up.