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#Fitness

# fitness - Today’s News

The 5-ab exercise to transform your core

Grab yourself a gym mat.

# fitness - Yesterday’s News

The 4 most common mistakes runners make

And here’s how to fix them.

# fitness - Saturday 25 July, 2015

All-Ireland winning Cork hurler wins 100-mile ultra marathon in the UK

Paul Tierney ran the Lakeland 100 in under 21 hours.

What I think about when I think about thinking about running

Slow and steady wins the race for Aoife Barry, who took up running 18 months ago. Here’s what she’s learned.

# fitness - Friday 24 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This 40-stone man is biking across America to lose weight and win back his wife Inspirational

This 40-stone man is biking across America to lose weight and win back his wife

Eric Hites says he “has to show her and the world” what he can do.

# fitness - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Want to be quicker off the mark? Try this explosive power workout

This will hurt but it’ll be worth it.

Women’s Running magazine praised for showing the sport’s for everyone

Erica Jean Schenk is the cover star of the August issue.

# fitness - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

New strict diet means no more pre-race chicken nuggets for Usain Bolt

‘Eating vegetables all the time,’ poor chap.

Are you wasting protein (and money) by using too much?

You could well be.

# fitness - Sunday 19 July, 2015

The Waterford kayaker who shattered the record for circumnavigation of Ireland

Mick O’Meara battled crippling back pain, the freezing cold and the isolated wilderness to achieve his goal.

# fitness - Saturday 18 July, 2015

The inspiring story behind one Irishman’s 490-day, 29,000km round-the-world cycle

Breifne Earley chats to The42 about his incredible achievement.

# fitness - Thursday 16 July, 2015

The all-round fitness circuit that requires nothing but a barbell

Give this simple but effective routine a lash.

# fitness - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

The art of tapering for your big event this summer

How to get your preparation for the big day just right.

# fitness - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Need some gym inspiration? Here’s a quality upper body session

Bored with your current routine, change it up.

# fitness - Monday 13 July, 2015

Self-massage for amateur athletes… A waste of time or not?

Are professional sports massages worth the cost?

# fitness - Sunday 12 July, 2015

2 adventurers are a quarter of the way through the first-ever round-Ireland swim

David Burns chats to The42 about this unique and highly ambitious challenge

# fitness - Friday 10 July, 2015

Try this six-exercise kettlebell routine for immediate results Fyi

Try this six-exercise kettlebell routine for immediate results

Looking for a new challenge in the gym? You’re in luck.

# fitness - Thursday 9 July, 2015

The all-round fitness circuit that requires just a medicine ball

Who knew fitness could be so cheap.

Get your ass in gear with this simple glutes routine

You can do it put you back(side) in to it.

# fitness - Monday 6 July, 2015

4 or 5 sessions a day in ‘deepest, darkest Poland’ — George North looks ahead to World Cup prep

Anyone up for a nice jog round the park instead?

# fitness - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Got 10 minutes? Try this spicy omelette for breakfast

Cracking way to start the day.

# fitness - Friday 3 July, 2015

Need some gym inspiration? Here’s a short, painful session

Research has shown that shorter, higher intensity bouts of exercise can be just as beneficial as longer exercise periods.

# fitness - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Two kayakers are almost halfway through an epic round-Ireland journey right now

Irish Rail isn’t that bad, lads.

# fitness - Monday 29 June, 2015

Can you eat whatever you like after a hard gym session?

We thought we’d try find the answer.

World Records, Olympians and 2000 runners hit the streets for Waterford’s Viking Marathon

Pauline Curley showed her class by taking gold in the women’s full distance race.

How many of these nutrition myths do you still believe?

Four plates of pasta won’t always help you..

Runners… you’ve been tying your laces wrong your entire life

# fitness - Sunday 28 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Stuck in an office all day? Here are some tips on fitting exercise around work* Work It

Stuck in an office all day? Here are some tips on fitting exercise around work*

*And you don’t have to spend any money.

# fitness - Saturday 27 June, 2015

3 cool outdoor fitness events to try this summer

Why not make the most of the good weather?

# fitness - Friday 26 June, 2015

Ever wondered what those straps in the gym were for? Here are 5 lower body TRX exercises

You’ll be swinging out of them in no time.

# fitness - Thursday 25 June, 2015

5 things that secretly annoy all cyclists

No, we don’t race in the Tour De France.

# fitness - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Bogfit is back with some excellent tips on footin’ and haaapin’ the turf

Leapfrogs, turfcutters, haymakers – all the latest exercises are here.

From TheJournal.ie Debate Room: Are keep fit schemes in work a great idea or majorly intrusive? Opinion

Debate Room: Are keep fit schemes in work a great idea or majorly intrusive?

Leo Varadkar has announced a new initiative for public sector employees. – but is it a good idea or a bad idea?

5am starts in an Auckland gym leave Isa Nacewa hungry for medals on Leinster return

The Kiwi has worked hard to get back in to shape, because he believes Jonathan Sexton makes anything possible.

From The Daily Edge Bogfit is back with some excellent tips on footin’ and haaapin’ the turf Haaapin' Turf

Bogfit is back with some excellent tips on footin’ and haaapin’ the turf

Leapfrogs, turfcutters, haymakers – all the latest exercises are here.

# fitness - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Civil servants are going to get new keep fit plans at work Department Of Fitness

Civil servants are going to get new keep fit plans at work

The public sector employs 288,561 people in Ireland, around 15% of the workforce.

# fitness - Sunday 21 June, 2015

The importance of micronutrients for sportspeople

You say vy-ta-min, I say vitamin…

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