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#Fitness

# fitness - Saturday 19 May, 2018

A million questions without any reassuring answers - the first step into the unknown

As Ryan Bailey begins his fitness journey, former triathlete Bryan Keane is on hand to offer some expert advice.

# fitness - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Get out, get active! 5 outdoor exercises to really push yourself this summer

In her weekly column, Irish international and Cork football star Saoirse Noonan tells us how you can replicate her pitch training.

# fitness - Monday 14 May, 2018

'Rugby wasn't always my first love, but when I knew... I knew'

In the first of his new weekly columns for The42, Jonny Holland talks about his love of sport and fitness.

# fitness - Sunday 13 May, 2018

# fitness - Friday 11 May, 2018

Training for a triathlon? Here's a 5-step stretching routine to help with the cycling leg

Muscle pulls are a disaster and this will help you avoid them.

# fitness - Thursday 10 May, 2018

The 12-week couch-to-10k training plan to make the most of the Irish summer*

*We can’t promise an actual summer, but we can give you a three-month training plan regardless.

# fitness - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

'I hated playing with the girls at first, but I got used to it'

In the first of her new weekly columns for The42, Saoirse Noonan maps her rise to where she is today, combining top-level sports.

Follow Fitness: Check out The42's new series tracking three very different fitness journeys

Today The42 launches a new kind of fitness content.

# fitness - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Why the change in weather should bring a shift towards a healthier lifestyle

Personal trainer David Last on how we can take advantage of the longer, brighter days.

# fitness - Monday 23 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie It's Active School Week and students are being encouraged to get out and try new activities Health

It's Active School Week and students are being encouraged to get out and try new activities

“We’re aiming to get everyone moving, and that’s particularly important for children.”

# fitness - Thursday 12 April, 2018

'Exercises have no gender, kinda....' - A closer look at gender neutral training

Here’s Dean Merton’s weekly column.

# fitness - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

What to eat, goal-setting and sleep - Catherina McKiernan's pre-run tips

The running season is upon us with plenty of big events coming up.

# fitness - Thursday 5 April, 2018

5 of the most common workout excuses and how to overcome them

Personal trainer David Last has heard all the excuses down through the years, but writes ‘if it’s truly important to you than you will make it happen.’

# fitness - Thursday 29 March, 2018

3 simple recipe ideas for on-the-go protein snacks

Personal trainer David Last provides some inspiration on ways to ensure you’re hitting your daily protein targets.

# fitness - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Buddy Up! Reach your fitness goals with a little help from your friends

Find a community in which you can find accountability, support, and inspiration to reach your goals, writes personal trainer Dean Merton.

# fitness - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

5 gym exercises to help improve your 5k time this running season

As the evenings get longer, we’re back into running season.

# fitness - Sunday 11 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge This girl's hilarious 'cut and bulk' transformation needs to be seen to be believed Liz Giorgetta

This girl's hilarious 'cut and bulk' transformation needs to be seen to be believed

Because if you can’t take the mick out of your sister, who can you?

# fitness - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Micro, meso, macro! A guide to setting fitness goals and actually hitting them

Here’s Dean Merton’s weekly column.

# fitness - Sunday 4 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie This Swedish company is making on-the-job exercise compulsory Bjorn Borg

This Swedish company is making on-the-job exercise compulsory

Every Friday, employees retailer Bjorn Borg leave their desks at the company’s Stockholm headquarters to go to the gym.

# fitness - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Chill, get active, learn: Your guide to slaying the Beast from the East

Personal trainer Dean Merton shares his thoughts in a different type of fitness column this week.

# fitness - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Band aid! The piece of kit you can use to improve mobility, core and strength Fitness This post contains videos

Band aid! The piece of kit you can use to improve mobility, core and strength

Personal trainer David Last on resistance bands and why they’re so useful.

# fitness - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Finish strong! Three ways to end your session on a high

Personal trainer Dean Merton brings you through some quick and brutal (but effective) finishers.

# fitness - Thursday 15 February, 2018

How to get the most out of the gym when playing team sports

David Last offers his best advice for your GAA, rugby or soccer gym programme.

# fitness - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Do less more often! Three useful fitness hacks (that aren't hacks at all)

Personal trainer Dean Merton shares his thoughts in his latest column.

# fitness - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

5 tips to help you stay consistent with your fitness goals in 2018

Remember, focus on the small wins, writes personal trainer David Last.

# fitness - Saturday 3 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Can your phone help keep those resolutions? Health tech expert on best fitness apps New Year

Can your phone help keep those resolutions? Health tech expert on best fitness apps

While it might not quite be time to tell your trainer you’ve decided that ‘PT’ now stands for past-tense, that day will come, writes Yvonne Redmond.

# fitness - Saturday 27 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I went from dad bod to six-pack in eight months because of a promise I made myself as a child' Column

'I went from dad bod to six-pack in eight months because of a promise I made myself as a child'

‘For those interested in getting in shape and losing weight, I suggest figuring out why you want to do it’, writes Kevin O’Connor.

# fitness - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

5 training, stretching and mobility tips that will complement your running

If you’ve taken up running in the New Year, personal trainer David Last has some useful advice.

# fitness - Friday 19 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Bikram yoga is 'no more effective than yoga practiced at room temperature' Don't Sweat It

Bikram yoga is 'no more effective than yoga practiced at room temperature'

This type of yoga is carried out in a room heated to 35–42 degrees Celsius.

# fitness - Monday 1 January, 2018

Catherina McKiernan's guide to taking up running in 2018

The two-time Olympian says having a goal in mind is key.

# fitness - Sunday 31 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Therapy and personal training taught me that it's impossible to run away from self-loathing' Opinion

'Therapy and personal training taught me that it's impossible to run away from self-loathing'

In an ideal world, we’d be active because we love our bodies, not because we hate them, writes Rosemary MacCabe.

# fitness - Thursday 28 December, 2017

4 tips to help you plan for a healthy and active 2018

David Last’s signs off his last fitness column of the year with advice for how to make 2018 even better.

# fitness - Monday 25 December, 2017

The Dublin man who body doubles for Mario Balotelli and Usain Bolt

Having pursued a career in professional football and rugby, Paul Olima fell into the sports modelling industry.

# fitness - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Got a few big nights out planned? Here are some top fitness tips that will help this Christmas

Personal trainer David Last has advice to help you through a season of food, drink and partying.

# fitness - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Protein bar selection boxes to shakers - 10 fitness gift ideas this Christmas

Personal trainer David Last on what will be on every gym-goer’s wishlist this year.

# fitness - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

'Tis the season! Useful strategies to make sure you get a workout in even when tight for time

”Tis the season to stop being a punk ass b*tch and just get a workout done,’ writes personal trainer Dean Merton.

# fitness - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Calories in alcohol and ways to squeeze in a workout - a fitness checklist for Christmas Fitness This post contains videos

Calories in alcohol and ways to squeeze in a workout - a fitness checklist for Christmas

Personal trainer David Last on ways you can enjoy the festive season, but not fall completely off the wagon.

# fitness - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Don't go completely overboard! 5 healthy habits to stick to over the festive period

You want to keep hold of the progress you’ve made during the year, writes David Last.

# fitness - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Don't let all the hard work go to waste! Tips to stay on track over the festive period

The most important thing is to enjoy the festivities but that doesn’t mean writing December off completely, writes personal trainer David Last.

# fitness - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

How often should I train? Tips to help structure your weekly workout training programme Fitness This post contains videos

How often should I train? Tips to help structure your weekly workout training programme

Personal trainer David Last on what he recommends clients to do on a weekly basis.

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