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Fitness - Friday 15 June, 2018

We know the benefits of early exercise - but how do you become a morning person?

Personal trainer David Last has a few tips.

Fitness - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Stuck for time in the morning? This 5 ingredient smoothie will set you right

It can be hard to find the time to squeeze breakfast in, but this will help.

Fitness - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

The half-an-hour home exercise circuit which requires no equipment, just you

No gym, then there’s still no excuse.

Fitness - Monday 11 June, 2018

If you consume a pre-workout energy drink, what should you look out for?

In his latest column, Jonny Holland takes a closer look at the phenomenon of energy drinks and pre-workout supplements.

Fitness - Sunday 10 June, 2018

A homemade granola recipe guaranteed to kick start your day

Healthy and hearty.

Fitness - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Getting fitted! The kit you need when training for your first triathlon, and what you don't need

We got some expert advice from Rob Cummins out at Wheelworx.

Fitness - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

'I remember thinking, 'Oh my God, that's it - I'm never going to play for Ireland''

In her weekly column, Saoirse Noonan takes us through some sporting highs and lows.

Fitness - Monday 4 June, 2018

'Even when nerves are getting the better of you before a big match, there’s always room for ice cream'

In his latest column for The42, Jonny Holland discusses pre-match meals.

Fitness - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Treat yourself to these delicious and healthy banana pancakes

These are great for slow release energy and protein intake.

Fitness - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Fitness - Friday 1 June, 2018

Get out and active! Full body workouts you can do outdoors this summer

Personal trainer David Last on how to bring your gym outside this bank holiday weekend.

Fitness - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Thinking of running this year's Dublin Marathon? You're too late...

Race organisers ‘delighted’ to confirm 2018 edition is now full to capacity.

Fitness - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

'There's really no need to think about this too much. Just go out there and enjoy it'

In the third of his triathlon-training diaries, Ryan Bailey admits listening to the professionals shows him how much work there is to do before race day.

Fitness - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Fitness - Monday 28 May, 2018

Busting 5 myths about nutrition for amateur and professional athletes

In his latest column, Jonny Holland explains what a lot of amateur athletes get wrong about their nutrition.

Fitness - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Want to make the perfect post-training chicken, potato and carrot pie?

Then this Food Flicker recipe is up your street.

Fitness - Friday 25 May, 2018

Don't just warm up, RAMP up before your next gym session

Personal trainer Dean Merton shares some in-depth advice.

Fitness - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Almost a quarter of the world will be obese by 2045 researchers warn Heavy Warning

Almost a quarter of the world will be obese by 2045 researchers warn

One in eight people, up from one in 11, will have type 2 diabetes.

'It's just like go out and have a huge fight, and run until you can't anymore'

In her weekly column, Irish international and Cork football star Saoirse Noonan delves into the differences in GAA and soccer training.

Fitness - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Boost productivity and improve sleep patterns - the benefits of early-morning exercise

Personal trainer David Last on why we should look to get our exercise in as early as possible.

Fitness - Monday 21 May, 2018

'The gym is not an obsession, but it's not far off'

In his second fitness column for The42, former Munster out-half Jonny Holland discusses life after professionalism.

Fitness - Sunday 20 May, 2018

5 of the most useful fitness resources to help you achieve your goals

Apart from The42 of course.

'It's an amazing outlet, the release it gives you. Throw on your runners, it's so easy'

First marathon to Olympic marathon in a year, triathlons and rowing – Caitriona Jennings shares her story.

Fitness - Thursday 17 May, 2018

7 of the most extreme endurance challenges in the world

Whoever said ‘Impossible is nothing’ had clearly never heard of these races.

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 - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Work your body! Three of the best and most effective full body kettlebell workouts

Here’s David Last’s weekly column.

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 - Saturday 12 May, 2018

'You tell yourself never again, but it's a drug. You crave more even when you should say no'

The42′s Ryan Bailey pens his first Follow Fitness column, as he prepares to take on his first triathlon.

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 - Friday 27 April, 2018

5 tips for getting yourself in gear ahead of the 2018 Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle

You don’t need to spend a fortune on bike equipment to cycle the Ring of Kerry for charity…

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 - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'We need these skills more than ever before to stop us slipping into mental illness' Win

'We need these skills more than ever before to stop us slipping into mental illness'

Brent Pope and Jason Brennan have teamed up to write the newly-published Win.

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.’