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Tuesday 17 May, 2016

5 Irish riders who should challenge for a stage win at An Post Rás

A home rider hasn’t tasted victory since 2013 but there is enough talent this year to end that run.

Thursday 28 January, 2016

A day in the life: Cork City captain John Dunleavy

The Donegal man’s season gets under way on Saturday in the Munster Senior Cup.

Monday 14 December, 2015

'It’s no surprise we came here and got some bling' - Ireland celebrate Euro bronze

Lizzie Lee captained Ireland to team bronze at the European cross-country championships yesterday.

Friday 11 December, 2015

5 types of people you're sure to meet in every gym

A few of our favourite personalities.

Sunday 29 November, 2015

5 reasons why cycling is the new golf

It’s less frustrating, we’ll give it that.

Is this man the most underrated coach in Ireland?

Coach to Ireland’s Olympic hopefuls, John Shields is currently a very busy man.

Friday 27 November, 2015

Why are more and more athletes wearing brightly-coloured sticky tape?

Kinesiology tape is all the rage at the moment but what does it do?

Thursday 26 November, 2015

70-year-old Caitlín Bent is Ireland's oldest mountain runner - and isn't stopping anytime soon

The Dubliner has spent exactly half her life racing up and down the mountains of Ireland.

Wednesday 18 November, 2015

'It’s what I’ve been striving for' - Paul Dunne 18 holes away from priceless Tour card

The 22-year-old is on the verge of his biggest achievement yet.

Monday 16 November, 2015

Ireland's Peter Lawrie disqualified from European Tour Qualifying School

The Irish challenge is fading in Spain.

Sunday 15 November, 2015

Simon Thornton leads the Irish challenge with Dunne and McGrane well placed at Q-School

But it was a miserable day for Ruaidhri McGee.

Booking a ski holiday for this winter? Here are 6 questions you're afraid to ask

Are you hitting the slopes this winter? Here’s some advice.

Wednesday 11 November, 2015

How to run or cycle in the dark safely this winter

Follow these top tips when you’re training.

How to make simple and tasty energy bars without needing an oven

You don’t need to be Nigella to perfect this recipe.

Tuesday 10 November, 2015

6 reasons why motorists (and everyone else) hate cyclists

We recently outlined what annoys cyclists. Now we turn the tables.

Thursday 5 November, 2015

Looking for something new to do in the gym? Try this brutal TRX work-out

Target your chest, arm and shoulder muscles.

Wednesday 4 November, 2015

You can stay in shape with just a set of stairs and this exercise circuit

No need for all the expensive gym equipment – all you need is a set of stairs.

Thursday 29 October, 2015

This 5 exercise routine will keep your upper body as hard as granite

This step-by-step guide will help you get in shape for Christmas.

Tuesday 27 October, 2015

6 ways to decrease the chances of your bike being stolen

Some 4,950 bikes were stolen in Dublin alone last year – don’t let yours become the next.

How a local GAA team ended up coaching four-time European Cup winners Toulouse

Fabian Pelous wanted the lads to show his team how to catch a high ball.

Friday 16 October, 2015

Have you downloaded the '7-minute fitness challenge' app on your phone yet?

It’s a lot cheaper than a personal trainer.

How long will Paul O'Connell be sidelined for? We asked a leading physiotherapist

Jenny Branigan of Total Physio sheds light on the injury.

Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Former Munster star on life after rugby, Ireland's WC chances and his new business

Ian Dowling tells The42 how’s he made the transition after his career was cut short through injury.

Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Monday 28 September, 2015

Do you get blisters on your feet when running? You should read this

We speak to a chartered physiotherapist for the best advice to prevent and care for blisters.

Sunday 20 September, 2015

Indoor rock climbing is all the rage now and not just amongst adrenaline junkies

It’s rapidly becoming one of the most sought-after activities in sports facilities around the country.

Thursday 17 September, 2015

The new anti-gravity treadmill is helping GAA stars recover from injury quicker

All the top athletes are using the anti-gravity treadmill.

Friday 11 September, 2015

Tired of cornflakes? Try this high-protein breakfast instead

Abs are made in the kitchen, after all.

Sunday 30 August, 2015

This new free fitness app will help change the way you train and look

It’s a saturated market but Freeletics is the best app we’ve come across.

Friday 28 August, 2015

Nutrition myth of the week: Sugar is bad for your health*

Dr. Richelle Flanagan explains why not all sugar is bad for your health.

Wednesday 26 August, 2015

On your bike! We've picked out 4 cycling events you should try this Autumn

4 provinces, 4 cycling sportives.

Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Ian O'Sullivan continues to be Ireland's shooting star

Could the Olympics be a possibility for Rathkeale’s finest?

Monday 3 August, 2015

Need some lunchtime inspiration? Rustle up this low-calorie salad to help you keep in shape

Quick, easy and healthy for your Bank Holiday Monday.

Thursday 30 July, 2015

Need a boost in the morning? Try this breakfast of champions smoothie

It’s the most important meal of the day, after all.

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.

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.

Saturday 4 July, 2015

The world champion Irish mountain runner you've never heard of

Meet the man whose appetite for challenges knows absolutely no bounds.

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