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Fitness - Today’s News

Richie Power's quest to banish injury woes and more in the sporting tweets of the week

Plus, Munster rugby pay tribute to Peter O’Mahony.

Time is everything as Ireland's World Cup countdown gathers pace

Maz Reilly tells us what it takes to get the Ireland engine room up and running.

Fitness - Friday 23 June, 2017

Pregnant 'Wonder Woman' Montano takes more baby steps

The 31-year-old shrugged off sweltering conditions to line up in the 800m heats as the US World Championship trials.

Why sleep is one of the most important things for your mental and physical health

These five tips will help you to improve your sleep patterns, writes personal trainer Sarah Cremen.

Fitness - 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.

Fitness - Monday 19 June, 2017

A good start is half the battle: the 10-minute morning routine to set up your day Fitness This post contains videos

A good start is half the battle: the 10-minute morning routine to set up your day

A busy life doesn’t mean we have to sacrifice our health, writes personal trainer Sarah Cremen.

Fitness - Sunday 18 June, 2017

'The swim has been a great way to help us cope with our grief'

The 12th annual Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim takes place next month.

Fitness - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

'The way I faced up to my blindness and paralysis was just replicating what I'd learned through sport'

We caught up with two-time Commonwealth medallist, adventurer and cure for paralysis activist Mark Pollock.

Fitness - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

5 ways to change up your fitness routine this summer

Get outdoors while you can, writes personal trainer David Last

Fitness - Friday 9 June, 2017

Fitness - Thursday 8 June, 2017

A good start is half the battle: how to make your mornings a success

The quiet hours of the morning are the perfect time to get things done, writes Personal trainer Sarah Cremen.

Fitness - 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

Fitness - Monday 5 June, 2017

In pictures: Thousands turn out for Women's Mini Marathon in Dublin

Over 30,000 people took part in this year’s event.

The Galway man running -- and organising -- the world's most amazing races

If you’ve read about an interesting race somewhere, Richard Donovan is very likely to have been the organiser.

Fitness - Friday 2 June, 2017

Breathing easy: How appreciating the power of our breath can help us in the gym

Learning how to breathe fully and effectively is an undervalued practice, writes Sarah Cremen.

Fitness - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Three sessions, 4000 calories and 'way too much time' spent in the gym: A day in the life of Ireland's Fittest Man

Top Crossfit athlete Jamie Headon discusses his training regime and nutrition plan as he prepares for the Meridian Regionals.

Fitness - 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.

Fitness - Saturday 27 May, 2017

The Boston fireman running the Cork City Marathon, pushing his miracle daughter in a stroller

Abby MacCurtain was diagnosed with Leigh’s Disease and given two years to live.

Fitness - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'Where's this nutter going with the washing machine?' - a Waterford man and his unique climb of Kilimanjaro

Enda O’Doherty aims to climb 19,340 ft summit next month to raise awareness about mental health.

Breathing easy: Using your lungs correctly helps unlock your fitness potential

Learning how to breathe fully and effectively is an undervalued practice, writes Sarah Cremen.

Fitness - 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.

Fitness - Monday 22 May, 2017

Meditation will help you perform better, so here's how to get started

Meditation is as important for an athlete as engine oil is for a high-performance engine.

4 benefits of strength training for sport

Personal trainer Sarah Cremen on the reasons why we should be adding strength training to our programmes for endurance sports.

Fitness - 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.

Fitness - Monday 15 May, 2017

Win and you're in: Dublin Marathon want championship incentives for this year's race

Race director Jim Aughney is hopeful the 2017 national champions will earn qualification for next summer’s European Championships.

Fitness - Sunday 14 May, 2017

'You’re always pushing yourself to your very limits, which is very tough to do every day' Ireland's Fittest Man This post contains videos

'You’re always pushing yourself to your very limits, which is very tough to do every day'

Jamie Headon is just the third Irish man to qualify for the Regionals of the Crossfit Games.

Fitness - 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

Fitness - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Paddy Barnes eyeing up a bout against Tyson Fury and more in the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Mario Balotelli and David Meyler.

The adventurers who took less than 3 days to climb Ireland’s 26 highest peaks

Shaun Stewart and Lonan O’Farrell chat to The42 about their incredible feat.

Living a life immersed in fitness while edging Clontarf towards further club glory

Clontarf’s Royce Burke-Flynn spoke to The42 about club rugby and splitting his day job between Crossfit and personal training.

Fitness - Saturday 6 May, 2017

The attempt to record a two-hour marathon narrowly failed today

Eliud Kipchoge flagged late on and finished 25 seconds out.

From TheJournal.ie In photos: Over 150,000 people at 150 locations take part in Darkness into Light Pieta House

In photos: Over 150,000 people at 150 locations take part in Darkness into Light

The symbolic walk into the light is aimed at encouraging people to talk about suicide and mental health issues.

Fitness - 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.

Fitness - Monday 1 May, 2017

Fitness - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Neil Taylor's punishment for Coleman tackle and more in the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Cian Healy and Ken McGrath.

Fitness - 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*

Fitness - Sunday 23 April, 2017

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

From Galway’s shock win in the Hurling league final, to the World Snooker Championship, there were some fascinating sports pictures taken this week.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: The best images from today's London Marathon You Call That Running

Pictures: The best images from today's London Marathon

More than 40,000 registered to run the 26.2 mile trek through the UK capital.

Fitness - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Cycling the roads of Ireland to break the stigma surrounding mental health issues

Cycle Against Suicide CEO and radio personality Colm Hayes talks to The42 ahead of this year’s cycle.

Fitness - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Forget The Gym, forget the office! Dropping her 9-5 to pursue a life immersed in running

Forget The Gym’s Mary Jennings on her turbulent life and career, fitness and the Virgin Media Night Run.

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