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#fitness blog

# fitness-blog - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

5 fitness bucket list goals to start training for this summer

Ireland hockey international and owner of SMART Training, Jonny Bruton, outlines five targets you can work towards over the next few months.

# fitness-blog - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

# fitness-blog - Friday 19 February, 2016

Why the weighing scales is just one part of the puzzle and not the only metric of success

Personal trainer Kieran Hegarty on why the number on the scales is not the be-all and end-all.

# fitness-blog - Sunday 14 February, 2016

'Look at exercise as medicine. The right amount will cure you so the dose is important'

In his latest fitness blog, personal trainer Kieran Hegarty on the importance of balance.

# fitness-blog - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Strong is the new skinny but why has our attitude towards weights changed?

There are more gyms and more people lifting than ever before.

# fitness-blog - Friday 29 January, 2016

If you're doing the same thing in the gym after 5 years then it's time for something to change

Personal trainer Kieran Hegarty on the importance of following your own tailored programme.

# fitness-blog - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Why you should focus on the bigger picture rather than the downside of certain foods

Nutritionist Danny Lennon on forests, tree and salad dressing in his latest blog.

# fitness-blog - Friday 22 January, 2016

Why following a generic gym programme isn't doing you any good

Don’t just go with the flow.

# fitness-blog - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Don't jump in at the deep-end: a goal setting guide for the new fitness enthusiast

Personal trainer Kieran Hegarty writes about goal setting in his latest blog.

# fitness-blog - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Does exercising on an empty stomach actually help you lose more weight?

In his latest blog, nutritionist Danny Lennon explains why fasting before cardio doesn’t have any benefits.

# fitness-blog - Friday 15 January, 2016

Leaving the gym tired doesn't mean you're achieving results - it can mean the opposite

Concentrate on quality rather than quantity, writes Ciaran O’Regan.

# fitness-blog - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Choosing the right path is key in your fitness journey - don't take any shortcuts

In his second column, Kieran Hegarty emphasises the importance of baby steps in our quest for success.

# fitness-blog - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Discipline is important in your diet but it doesn't mean you need to live like a monk

In his first column, nutrition expert Danny Lennon explains why he would recommend flexible dieting.

# fitness-blog - Friday 8 January, 2016

Fitness in real life - 4 top tips to ensure you make the best use of your time this January

Set your goals and don’t waste time in the gym.

# fitness-blog - Thursday 7 January, 2016

The greatest story never told - a call to arms for those undecided about change

In the first of a new series of blogs, personal trainer Kieran Hegarty outlines the foundations for success in making a positive change this January.