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#Fitness

# fitness - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

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

Nov 29th 2017, 10:09 AM 5,703 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
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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 4,947 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
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From The42
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How often should I train? Tips to help structure your weekly workout training programme

Nov 15th 2017, 9:38 AM 7,142 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 10,141 Views 12 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
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From The42
# Column

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

Nov 7th 2017, 2:24 PM 4,767 Views 4 Comments

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

# 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 22,859 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
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From The42
# Fitness

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

Oct 31st 2017, 4:42 PM 3,827 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 8,851 Views 11 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
From The42
# 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 3,873 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 8,858 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
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From The42
# Fitness

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

Oct 18th 2017, 6:30 AM 3,523 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 6,050 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 17,154 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
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From The42
# Fitness

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

Oct 13th 2017, 2:58 PM 6,268 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 6,270 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 8,958 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 4,251 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
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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 4,598 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
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From The42
# Fitness

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

Oct 3rd 2017, 12:01 PM 3,889 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 8,500 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?
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From The42
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How important is protein in our diets and how much should I be consuming?

Oct 2nd 2017, 5:29 PM 6,007 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
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From The42
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Finish with a bang! 5 conditioning exercises to work up a serious sweat

Sep 29th 2017, 2:26 PM 4,797 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
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From The42
# Fitness

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

Sep 28th 2017, 7:00 AM 28,093 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
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From The42
# Column

5 workout hacks that may just surprise you

Sep 27th 2017, 7:00 AM 7,215 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
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From The42
# Fitness

Test yourself with these 3 challenging high intensity workouts

Sep 26th 2017, 4:18 PM 4,884 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 3,762 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
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From The42
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Video: The 5-exercise core workout to add to your gym routine

Sep 22nd 2017, 3:29 PM 6,490 Views 1 Comment

Simple but extremely effective.

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

Sep 22nd 2017, 6:45 AM 4,600 Views 9 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 11,025 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
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From The42
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Master the basics! Core exercises for every fitness level which require no equipment

Sep 19th 2017, 6:45 AM 8,041 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
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From The42
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Why do we comfort eat and the 'toxic' hunger craving cycle

Sep 18th 2017, 2:24 PM 3,940 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
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# Fitness

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

Sep 17th 2017, 1:00 PM 14,166 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 5,141 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 3,995 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 6,464 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 12,775 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 16,452 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 7,418 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
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From The42
# Fitness

6 different ways to use the prowler you love to hate

Sep 5th 2017, 6:30 AM 4,197 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 5,603 Views 2 Comments

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