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#David Last

# david-last - Thursday 9 August, 2018

The real reason people hit their fitness goals and how you can too

Columnist David Last on getting the results you want.

# david-last - Saturday 28 July, 2018

The great outdoors: Some of Ireland's best spots for a weekend hike, cycle or swim

Fitness columnist David Last takes us through some of his favourites.

# david-last - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Beaches, BBQs and Burpees: How to keep your training on track while enjoying the summer sun

Fitness columnist David Last runs through some top tips for training during the good weather.

# david-last - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Turn up the heat! How to train safely during spells of warm weather

It’s important to heed some basic advice when it comes to training in high temperatures, writes personal trainer David Last.

# david-last - Friday 15 June, 2018

We know the benefits of early exercise - but how do you become a morning person?

Personal trainer David Last has a few tips.

# david-last - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

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

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

# david-last - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Work your body! Three of the best and most effective full body kettlebell workouts

Here’s David Last’s weekly column.

# david-last - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

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

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

# david-last - Thursday 5 April, 2018

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

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.’

# david-last - Thursday 29 March, 2018

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

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

# david-last - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Band aid! The piece of kit you can use to improve mobility, core and strength Fitness This post contains videos

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

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

# david-last - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

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

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

# david-last - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

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

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

# david-last - Thursday 28 December, 2017

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

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

# david-last - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

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

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

# david-last - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

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

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

# david-last - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Calories in alcohol and ways to squeeze in a workout - a fitness checklist for Christmas Fitness This post contains videos

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

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

# david-last - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

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

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

# david-last - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

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

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

# david-last - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

How often should I train? Tips to help structure your weekly workout training programme Fitness This post contains videos

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

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

# david-last - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Christmas is coming! Here are 3 simple Autumn outdoor workouts to get you set Column This post contains videos

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

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

# david-last - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

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

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

# david-last - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

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

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

# david-last - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

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

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

# david-last - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Can you pass these four simple mobility tests? Fitness This post contains videos

Can you pass these four simple mobility tests?

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.

# david-last - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

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

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

# david-last - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Test yourself with these 3 challenging high intensity workouts

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

# david-last - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Master the basics! Core exercises for every fitness level which require no equipment Fitness This post contains videos

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

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

# david-last - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

5 very simple gym movements that people keep getting wrong Back To Basics This post contains videos

5 very simple gym movements that people keep getting wrong

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

# david-last - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Health and wellness tips for the busy working individual

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

# david-last - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

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

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

# david-last - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

The four-in-one combo! Short and sharp workouts to do with little time and equipment Fitness This post contains videos

The four-in-one combo! Short and sharp workouts to do with little time and equipment

Get bang for your buck with these circuits!

# david-last - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

5 key fitness areas every rugby, GAA, and football player should focus on

Fitness trainer David Last takes you through the checklist you can’t afford to ignore.

# david-last - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Not sure what to do in the gym? Here's a 60-minute basic workout that ticks all the boxes

Personal trainer David Last talks you through your next workout from start to finish.

# david-last - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Going back to basics: 10 of the most important things to get right in your diet

Personal trainer David Last has 10 nutrition tips you should take on board.

# david-last - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Quality beats quantity and 14 other top training tips for the gym

David Last looks at some of the most basic but effective advice you can take on board.

# david-last - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

5 common hurdles you'll have to overcome in your training

You’re going to suffer setbacks along the way but personal trainer David Last has advice on how to get back on the wagon.

# david-last - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Stay on the wagon! Top tips to keep on track fitness-wise this summer

At the end of the day, do what makes you happy, writes personal trainer David Last.

# david-last - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Soak up the sun! Top tips to consider when training in warm weather

From the type of training to the best time of the day to work out, personal trainer David Last shares his advice.

# david-last - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

5 ways to change up your fitness routine this summer

Get outdoors while you can, writes personal trainer David Last

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