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#Fitness

# fitness - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Want to represent Ireland at the Tag Rugby World Cup? Here’s how…

Three representatives of the sport chat to The42 about getting involved.

# fitness - Saturday 23 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Just how physically fit are the Irish? Abs Of Steel

Just how physically fit are the Irish?

We have a greater proportion of people playing sport or exercising regularly than any other EU country. But 44% of us never do anything active at all…

‘Trying to become Sean O’Brien, really’: Pilates helping Healy return fitter and faster for Ireland

The prop also revealed his ‘untouchable’ record squat.

# fitness - Friday 22 May, 2015

2 brave adventurers are attempting to swim the whole way around Ireland in under 4 months

Irish adventurers David Burns and Maghnus Collins are set to spend 3-4 months swimming around Ireland.

# fitness - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Hey joggers, your phone can now pick your music based on how fast you’re running

Irish Spotify users can expect the feature in the coming weeks.

# fitness - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Not a real sport?! Check out WWE wrestler John Cena squatting 180kg U Lift Bro? This post contains videos

Not a real sport?! Check out WWE wrestler John Cena squatting 180kg

It’s a few kilos more than most of us can manage.

Adopting a vegan diet has helped an Irish golfer to edge closer to the European Tour

Ruaidhri McGee is flying high on the Challenge Tour.

# fitness - Saturday 16 May, 2015

This brilliant Carlow GAA video gives an insight into preparations for the 2015 All-Ireland

It was put together by manager Turlough O’Brien.

Irish riders past and present share (painful) memories of their debut Rás

The race begins this Sunday in Dunboyne and finishes in Skerries on Sunday week.

# fitness - Thursday 14 May, 2015

‘GAA wouldn’t be top of my list for doping… rugby and soccer are the big ones’

Mark English also believes fellow Irish athlete Martin Fagan should not compete again owing to his doping past.

# fitness - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

The 10-minute glute exercise routine you should try this week

We’re all about that bass.

# fitness - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Sergio Aguero reveals the diet changes that have fuelled his 30+ goal season

No more delicious Argentinian meat for Kun.

# fitness - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Do you need to shed a few kilos before the holidays? Then step this way

There are a couple of simple lifestyle changes that can help you achieve your goals.

Is it possible for an athlete to have a bad diet and still be world class?

Professor Asker Jeukendrup chats to The42 about optimal recovery, nutrition and Lionel Messi.

# fitness - Saturday 9 May, 2015

How to lose those man boobs … naturally

Three simple tips for working your upper body.

# fitness - Friday 8 May, 2015

What is stand-up paddleboarding and why is it all the rage in Ireland right now? SUP

What is stand-up paddleboarding and why is it all the rage in Ireland right now?

It’s easy to pick up this watersport, say SUP Ireland.

# fitness - Thursday 7 May, 2015

5 problems that only cyclists can relate to

‘Doing the Tour de France are you?’

Six training tips to prepare you for the Ring of Kerry cycle

There is only two months to go until the country’s biggest sportive.

# fitness - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Tired of the same ol’ sit-up routine? Try these variations… in just 5 minutes

We’ve designed a sit-up routine that involves no crunches.

Being too strict with your diet is a recipe for failure, says UFC star Cathal Pendred

The cold-turkey approach to carbs is rarely successful.

# fitness - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Are you tired of the same old chin up routine? Give these variations a try

We bring you seven variations to keep you from getting bored of the ‘classic’ chin up movement.

In pictures: Over 2000 runners take part in Irish Wings For Life Run

The global event aims to raise funds for spinal cord injury research.

‘They don’t take it easy on me in training just ’cause I’m that bit older’

Paul O’Connell speaks to The42 about motivating yourself for training after 14 seasons as a professional.

A real life Forrest Gump will finish running the length of Britain today

Sean Conway’s incredible journey ends in Cornwall later.

# fitness - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Bikram Yoga with Paul O’Connell is as good a cause of death as any

They thought it would be funny to send the fat bloke to yoga.

Want shoulders fast? Follow this plan…

Here’s the super sets you need to work on the shoulders today.

# fitness - Friday 1 May, 2015

# fitness - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge The ‘dad bod’ is taking over the internet — but what is it? Dad Bod

The ‘dad bod’ is taking over the internet — but what is it?

Girls love a good ol’ dad bod, apparently.

# fitness - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

3 push-up exercises you (probably) haven’t tried before

You’ll feel the burn after these exercises.

# fitness - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

We can’t wait for Saturday night after this look inside Manny Pacquaio’s training camp Money V Manny This post contains videos

We can’t wait for Saturday night after this look inside Manny Pacquaio’s training camp

Pacquiao versus Mayweather is just four days away.

# fitness - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Dublin looked nice all lit up for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Night Run

Running 10k along the quays isn’t the worst way to spend a Sunday evening.

The Wings For Life app is the perfect tool to help you get fit

There is just a week to go until the big day and we’ve got a great way to assist your training.

# fitness - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Some of the biggest names in Irish athletics are all under one roof this weekend

Irish triathlete Kevin Thornton chats to The42 about Swim Bike Run Eat Expo’ organised in aid of the Irish Cancer Society.

# fitness - Friday 24 April, 2015

(Almost) anyone can run a marathon… this is what you need to know

A life goal that’s all about effort, effort, effort.

Need to sculpt those abs for the summer? Here’s the perfect exercise to achieve fast results

Buy this tool and you’ll be strutting along the beach in no time.

# fitness - Thursday 23 April, 2015

An ex-World Champion sprinter on what can be done to solve Ireland’s obesity problem

Colin Jackson chats to The42 about the importance of keeping active and his involvement in the Wings for Life World Run.

# fitness - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Cramps are a real pain – but here’s how you can eradicate them

Don’t let muscle spasms set you back.

# fitness - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

The 18 year-old Irish cyclist who met Eddy Merckx after a heroic race … and what he said Fast Eddie This post contains videos

# fitness - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Ireland has a new highest-ever finisher in the world’s toughest marathon

Irish runner Ciaran Dunne tells The42 about preparing for and running in the event.

Tight glutes? Not if you do these exercises every morning Stretch This post contains videos

Tight glutes? Not if you do these exercises every morning

You’ll notice the difference in no time.

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