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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

# david-last - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

4 tips for keeping on top of your fitness goals while on holiday

Soak up that sun when you can, it’s good for you, writes David Last

# david-last - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

5 essentials for your gym bag this summer Equipment This post contains videos

5 essentials for your gym bag this summer

These pieces of equipment are relatively inexpensive, portable, and so versatile, writes David Last.

# david-last - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Get out and active! Full body workouts you can do outdoors this summer Fitness This post contains videos

Get out and active! Full body workouts you can do outdoors this summer

Personal trainer David Last on how to bring your gym outside.

# david-last - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

4 fitness tips to help keep you on track this summer

The good weather is here and we should all get outdoors and active, writes David Last.

# david-last - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Quality not quantity: How to design the smartest and most effective training plan Column This post contains videos

Quality not quantity: How to design the smartest and most effective training plan

Sticking to tried and tested methods is the best approach, writes David Last

# david-last - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Separating the good, the bad and the ugly: The vital information for reaching fitness goals Column This post contains videos

Separating the good, the bad and the ugly: The vital information for reaching fitness goals

With so much information online it’s important to stay vigilant, writes David Last.

# david-last - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Mobility, power and core strength: the 5-minute circuit every golfer should do to help their game Fitness This post contains videos

Mobility, power and core strength: the 5-minute circuit every golfer should do to help their game

You too can play like Padraig Harrington by following these tips*

# david-last - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Rise and shine! Healthy habits for the early morning

Personal trainer David Last on how to start the day right.

# david-last - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

5 of the most useful fitness apps and websites to help you achieve your goals

These resources are very easy to use and highly effective, writes David Last.

# david-last - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Short on time and equipment? Try these 5 excellent full-body workouts Column This post contains videos

Short on time and equipment? Try these 5 excellent full-body workouts

You don’t need complex tools to make significant progress, explains David Last.

# david-last - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

What is whey protein and do we need it in our diets?

Your first port of call for protein should be from real food sources and not supplements, writes David Last.

# david-last - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

It's all about technique! 4 of the most common exercises performed incorrectly Fitness This post contains videos

It's all about technique! 4 of the most common exercises performed incorrectly

Personal trainer David Last on the mistakes he often sees in the gym.

# david-last - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Staying on track: Common mistakes to watch out for when using a gym programme

It’s important to train at a level that matches your goal and your ability, writes David Last.

# david-last - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

5 of the most common mistakes people are making in the gym

Addressing these areas should make a big difference, writes David Last.

# david-last - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

5 ways to increase your power for on the field or in the gym Power Boost This post contains videos

5 ways to increase your power for on the field or in the gym

You don’t need a lot of equipment to really develop in this area, writes David Last.

# david-last - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

5 basic mobility drills that you should be doing regularly Column This post contains videos

5 basic mobility drills that you should be doing regularly

Including these exercises in your gym programme will be very beneficial in the long-term, writes David Last.

# david-last - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

6 key steps for dropping body fat

Follow this advice and great results won’t be far away, writes David Last.

# david-last - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

7 of the best core exercises to add to your gym routine Mix It Up This post contains videos

7 of the best core exercises to add to your gym routine

Columnist David Last breaks down some of his favourite movements.

# david-last - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

How to juggle a fit and healthy lifestyle with a busy working life Column This post contains videos

How to juggle a fit and healthy lifestyle with a busy working life

Personal trainer David Last outlines four key areas that you should be focusing on.

# david-last - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Losing interest in the gym? Try these tips for structuring your workout routine Column This post contains videos

Losing interest in the gym? Try these tips for structuring your workout routine

A lot of people wave goodbye to their fitness goals at this time of year but with the right approach you can maintain your enthusiasm, writes David Last.

# david-last - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Joining a new gym? Here are 4 things to consider before parting with your money

Cost shouldn’t be the only factor when deliberating over the best option for you, writes David Last.

# david-last - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

The pros and cons of commercial gyms v personal trainers Finding The Right Path This post contains videos

The pros and cons of commercial gyms v personal trainers

Before diving in and signing up for the cheapest option, figure out what would work best for you, writes David Last.

# david-last - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Checklist: 8 things you need to do this January before embarking on your fitness journey

It’s important not to dive in at the deep end if you want to achieve long-term goals, writes David Last.

# david-last - Monday 19 December, 2016

Top tips to enjoy Christmas but ensure it doesn't set you too far backwards Column This post contains videos

Top tips to enjoy Christmas but ensure it doesn't set you too far backwards

With so many temptations around it’s difficult to keep your fitness goals in mind, writes David Last.

# david-last - Monday 12 December, 2016

10 Christmas present ideas for the fitness fanatic in your life

Need some inspiration? Give these a try.

# david-last - Monday 5 December, 2016

Try these simple tips to improve your mobility Column This post contains videos

Try these simple tips to improve your mobility

Incorporating these drills into your daily routine will be hugely beneficial, writes David Last.

# david-last - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

It's all in the detail: Variation and preparation key to a successful training plan

Divide your week carefully so that you cover all the important bases, writes David Last.

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