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# follow-journeys - Sunday 23 September, 2018

'There's something uniquely special about race day in the Park'
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'There's something uniquely special about race day in the Park'

Sep 23rd 2018, 8:00 PM 3,608 Views 0 Comments

Saturday’s Dublin half marathon raised excitement ahead of next month’s main event, writes Ryan Bailey.

# follow-journeys - 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 6,576 Views 0 Comments

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

# follow-journeys - 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 4,676 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.

# follow-journeys - Friday 17 August, 2018

'Back then I just played with the boys - now there's 220 girls at a ladies football summer camp in Fermoy'
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'Back then I just played with the boys - now there's 220 girls at a ladies football summer camp in Fermoy'

Aug 17th 2018, 7:15 AM 5,641 Views 1 Comment

Saoirse Noonan writes about equality in sport and the road to Croker in her final column for The42.

# follow-journeys - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

'It's such a getaway. When I'm on the pitch, I don't have anything else to worry about'
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'It's such a getaway. When I'm on the pitch, I don't have anything else to worry about'

Aug 8th 2018, 10:01 PM 5,168 Views 1 Comment

In her column this week, Saoirse Noonan looks at the many benefits of sport.

# follow-journeys - 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 7,833 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.

# follow-journeys - Monday 23 July, 2018

The beauty of running races: nerves, adrenaline and the thrill of crossing the line
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From The42
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The beauty of running races: nerves, adrenaline and the thrill of crossing the line

Jul 23rd 2018, 6:30 AM 3,897 Views 1 Comment

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

# follow-journeys - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Short and sweet, but effective! Try this intense 20-minute hill sprint and core workout
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From The42
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Short and sweet, but effective! Try this intense 20-minute hill sprint and core workout

Jul 18th 2018, 9:30 PM 10,240 Views 0 Comments

Stuck for time? Irish international and Cork football star Saoirse Noonan talks you through an alternative training session.

# follow-journeys - Friday 13 July, 2018

'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 7,358 Views 0 Comments

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

# follow-journeys - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

'I was really nervous, it was a scary moment but delighted with how it went'
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'I was really nervous, it was a scary moment but delighted with how it went'

Jul 4th 2018, 12:00 PM 15,491 Views 2 Comments

The42 columnist Saoirse Noonan reflects on her Cork senior debut in the Munster final in which she scored 2-2.

# follow-journeys - Saturday 30 June, 2018

'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 4,218 Views 0 Comments

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

# follow-journeys - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Ready to go! Goodbye Leaving Cert, hello crazy summer of Gaelic football and soccer
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From The42
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Ready to go! Goodbye Leaving Cert, hello crazy summer of Gaelic football and soccer

Jun 20th 2018, 9:19 AM 5,315 Views 0 Comments

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

# follow-journeys - Monday 11 June, 2018

If you consume a pre-workout energy drink, what should you look out for?
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From The42
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If you consume a pre-workout energy drink, what should you look out for?

Jun 11th 2018, 8:30 AM 9,315 Views 8 Comments

In his latest column, Jonny Holland takes a closer look at the phenomenon of energy drinks and pre-workout supplements.

# follow-journeys - 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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From The42
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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 5,016 Views 1 Comment

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

# follow-journeys - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

'I remember thinking, 'Oh my God, that's it - I'm never going to play for Ireland''
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'I remember thinking, 'Oh my God, that's it - I'm never going to play for Ireland''

Jun 6th 2018, 6:30 AM 4,521 Views 0 Comments

In her weekly column, Saoirse Noonan takes us through some sporting highs and lows.

# follow-journeys - Monday 4 June, 2018

'Even when nerves are getting the better of you before a big match, there’s always room for ice cream'
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From The42
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'Even when nerves are getting the better of you before a big match, there’s always room for ice cream'

Jun 4th 2018, 8:30 AM 7,020 Views 0 Comments

In his latest column for The42, Jonny Holland discusses pre-match meals.

# follow-journeys - Saturday 2 June, 2018

'The Leaving Cert is my priority at the moment but I want to keep my fitness levels up'
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'The Leaving Cert is my priority at the moment but I want to keep my fitness levels up'

Jun 2nd 2018, 8:30 AM 9,791 Views 0 Comments

Saoirse Noonan answers your questions.

# follow-journeys - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

'There's really no need to think about this too much. Just go out there and enjoy it'
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From The42
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'There's really no need to think about this too much. Just go out there and enjoy it'

May 30th 2018, 5:35 PM 4,214 Views 0 Comments

In the third of his triathlon-training diaries, Ryan Bailey admits listening to the professionals shows him how much work there is to do before race day.

# follow-journeys - Monday 28 May, 2018

Busting 5 myths about nutrition for amateur and professional athletes
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From The42
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Busting 5 myths about nutrition for amateur and professional athletes

May 28th 2018, 8:05 AM 12,648 Views 4 Comments

In his latest column, Jonny Holland explains what a lot of amateur athletes get wrong about their nutrition.

# follow-journeys - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

'It's just like go out and have a huge fight, and run until you can't anymore'
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From The42
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'It's just like go out and have a huge fight, and run until you can't anymore'

May 23rd 2018, 8:30 AM 6,379 Views 1 Comment

In her weekly column, Irish international and Cork football star Saoirse Noonan delves into the differences in GAA and soccer training.

# follow-journeys - Monday 21 May, 2018

'The gym is not an obsession, but it's not far off'
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From The42
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'The gym is not an obsession, but it's not far off'

May 21st 2018, 11:34 AM 26,378 Views 3 Comments

In his second fitness column for The42, former Munster out-half Jonny Holland discusses life after professionalism.

# follow-journeys - Saturday 19 May, 2018

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

May 19th 2018, 8:30 AM 4,332 Views 1 Comment

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

# follow-journeys - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

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

May 16th 2018, 1:24 PM 7,956 Views 4 Comments

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

# follow-journeys - Monday 14 May, 2018

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

# follow-journeys - Saturday 12 May, 2018

'You tell yourself never again, but it's a drug. You crave more even when you should say no'
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From The42
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'You tell yourself never again, but it's a drug. You crave more even when you should say no'

May 12th 2018, 7:15 AM 5,255 Views 0 Comments

The42′s Ryan Bailey pens his first Follow Fitness column, as he prepares to take on his first triathlon.

# follow-journeys - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

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