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# fitness - Today’s News

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.

# fitness - Yesterday’s News

There’s just three weeks to go before the start of the world’s most unique race

These four simple tips will have you ready come race day.

We sent one of our journalists to Dublin’s newest boxing gym to see how fit he really is

If you like full-body workouts, Underdog gym could be for you.

This is the biggest mistake people make starting an exercise routine

According to this celebrity fitness guy.

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Be safer on the bike and follow these rules (please!)

It’s time to get back in the saddle. But be careful out there.

# fitness - Friday 17 April, 2015

# fitness - Thursday 16 April, 2015

‘Sometimes you just need to tell yourself you’re a fat b***h and get off the couch’

The best-selling author Ruth Field says we need to open our eyes to Europe’s obesity problem.

# fitness - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

3 kick-start breakfasts for a better workout

Getting it right can make a big difference.

# fitness - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

This is the one thing people trying to lose weight mess up

Tony Horton knows what he’s talking about.

# fitness - Sunday 12 April, 2015

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# fitness - Saturday 11 April, 2015

# fitness - Friday 10 April, 2015

# fitness - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Here’s what Paul O’Connell and his Munster teammates eat before games

The province’s performance nutritionist, Dr. Catherine Norton, runs through the game-day food options.

What is boot camp and why should you go?

Summer’s on the way and we talk to personal trainer David Branagan about the popular training programme.

# fitness - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

14 thoughts everyone has about gym guilt

Shouldn’t you be somewhere?

# fitness - Monday 6 April, 2015

9 Gym Bros who just need to stop

Put down the dumbbell and think about what you’ve done.

# fitness - Friday 3 April, 2015

‘The fine line’ between hungry and heavy: How Jamie Heaslip preps for a big game

The Leinster captain talks us through the food he needs in the hours before a vital Champions Cup kick-off.

Rory has put on 20lbs of muscle since his first PGA win, and he looks completely different

Bet he doesn’t have to wait for the machines in the gym.

# fitness - Thursday 2 April, 2015

12 things you should know about the Wings For Life World Run

But were afraid to ask.

Here’s a dozen outdoor distractions to get you moving this Easter weekend

Staying indoors was fine until the clocks went forward.

# fitness - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

How to design your own homemade circuit training facility

Either cancel that membership or don`t take out a new policy.

# fitness - Monday 30 March, 2015

Tired of the same music during your workout? Here’s 5 things we’d like more of in the gym

Is it too much to ask to have a little more room to do some bicep curls?

# fitness - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Women’s rugby stars specialise late, but more young athletes benefit every sport

New Zealander Tania Rosser was destined to play rugby, but she put time in in other codes too.

3 tell-tale signs it’s time to change up that gym routine

‘You’re not hurting afterwards’ and more indications that you must do better.

# fitness - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Pre bed-time snacker? Here are a few healthier options (than ice cream)

Many of us don’t get enough protein in our diets so here are three tasty options.

Sinead Kane has overcome blindness and bullying and now she’s headed for Brazil

Sinead Kane sees the Mini Marathon debacle as just another obstacle to overcome.

‘Obsession’ part and parcel of Peter Stringer’s drive to compete

Bath’s Grand Slam winner is desperate to get back to Lansdowne Road.

# fitness - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Exercise of the week — seated cable fly

The important thing to remember is to start with a lower weight and work upwards once you gain more confidence, and strength.

# fitness - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Rory McIlroy’s workout isn’t all about heavy weights – but it looks seriously challenging Witness The Fitness This post contains videos

# fitness - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

# fitness - Monday 23 March, 2015

Exercise of the week – Pendulum swings

Time to work off some of that Paddy’s Day excess.

# fitness - Sunday 22 March, 2015

# fitness - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Keeping salt to a minimum and 9 other essential diet tips to live by Fyi

Keeping salt to a minimum and 9 other essential diet tips to live by

There’s no one size fits all when it comes to dieting and eating healthy.

# fitness - Friday 20 March, 2015

‘You know competitors are looking after themselves’: How Conor Murray approaches a week of training S-and Sea This post contains videos

‘You know competitors are looking after themselves’: How Conor Murray approaches a week of training

The scrum-half has also been known to clear his head with a run on the beach.

It may be March but it’s never too late to make fitness resolutions

Here are 10 cycling suggestions for 2015.

# fitness - Sunday 15 March, 2015

How one woman went from 20 cigarettes a day to triumphing in Ireland’s toughest endurance race

Diane Behan tells The42 about her exceptional performance in Donegal last weekend.

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