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Core, mobility and weight training - 4 tips to help your running in 2019
Personal trainer David Last has worked with runners of all ages and abilities.
'I'm in control of my own life now': Peter Stringer enjoying his own brand of freedom in retirement
A fitness fanatic, Stringer felt stronger and fitter when he retired at 40 than when he turned professional.
From 'feeding the hunger' of the All-Ireland champions to gunning for her own basketball glory
Dublin LGFA and Longford GAA nutritionist Kate McDaid leads an extremely busy life.
The dos and don'ts of maintaining a sensible fitness plan in 2019
Personal trainer David Last on why we shouldn’t dive in head first during January.
New Year, New You: 5 tips to get your fitness goals up and running
Personal trainer David Last offers his January advice.
Open thread: What was your favourite moment from the 2018 sporting year?
From Ireland’s Grand Slam triumph to our hockey stars claiming silver at the World Cup, it’s been a year to remember.
The best last-minute presents to get the fitness fanatic in your life
Gym gear, fitness watches and personal trainer vouchers are all on this year’s list.
5 tips to help you enjoy the Christmas period without falling off the fitness wagon
David Last’s message is clear – enjoy the holiday period but there are ways to ensure you don’t undo all your hard work from earlier in the year.
A checklist to help you enjoy December but not undo all your hard work
‘It’s important to unwind mentally and physically over the Christmas period,’ writes personal trainer David Last.
Christmas is coming! Tips to ensure you stay on track ahead of the festive period
Personal trainer David Last has seen clients undo hard work during the party season, but there are ways to limit the damage.
F1 chief wants to see more US, Asian and female drivers as Hanoi circuit unveiled
Japan has led the way for Asian drivers in F1, but Chase Carey is keen to bring in competitors from China and Thailand.
'I didn't know what lymphoma was. So I said to him: 'Is it serious?''
Roscommon-man Colin Farrell was diagnosed with cancer when he was 22. Tomorrow he will attempt to run his first ever marathon in Dublin.
'The city we grew up in, the city we know so well, showcased at its beautiful best'
Ahead of his second Dublin Marathon, Ryan Bailey on a burgeoning lifelong love affair with the event.
'Don't experiment on race day' - Planning your final preparations for the Dublin Marathon
Race director Jim Aughney joins us to talk through the best prep, what to expect on the day and the best recovery techniques once the race is over.
The last-minute advice you need for Sunday's Dublin Marathon
David Last has trained clients to achieve their marathon goals for years, and here he outlines his top tips for the days ahead.
5 problems that most people face when they start a new fitness programme
David Last talks us through some frequent traits when it comes to mobility, movement and nutrition.
Mayo native Sinéad Diver smashes course record and personal best to win Melbourne marathon
Diver became the second-fastest Irish female marathon runner of all time this morning.
4 top tips to help you look after your fitness while on the go
“If it’s important to you, then you will make it happen,” writes personal trainer David Last.
'There's something uniquely special about race day in the Park'
Saturday’s Dublin half marathon raised excitement ahead of next month’s main event, writes Ryan Bailey.
Fuelling for a marathon: 'Nailing your preparation is powerful for confidence'
Leinster Rugby and Dublin GAA nutritionist Daniel Davey on what to eat before, during and after 26.2 gruelling miles.
'No matter how much you've trained, you're plagued with self-doubt'
With six weeks to go until the 2018 Dublin Marathon, The42′s Ryan Bailey is preparing to compete in the capital for the second time.
The fitness industry is booming in Ireland, but why are we fatter than ever before?
Personal trainer David Last wonders why all of the hype surrounding exercise and healthy living isn’t reducing our waistlines.
'It turns out training hard in the gym gets results, not magic movements'
Personal trainer Dean Merton outlines his top tips for getting back into the swing of things this Autumn.
Getting back to business after summer - 5 tips to help ease you back into the gym
Personal trainer David Last on how we can reset our goals heading towards the final part of the year.
Why choosing the right form of training is key to achieving your fitness goals
Quality over quantity is so important, writes personal trainer David Last.
'Back then I just played with the boys - now there's 220 girls at a ladies football summer camp in Fermoy'
Saoirse Noonan writes about equality in sport and the road to Croker in her final column for The42.
'I just looked on Instagram and YouTube on how to do things with proper form'
Leah Cheung on getting into power lifting, managing her type 1 diabetes and targeting national records.
The real reason people hit their fitness goals and how you can too
Columnist David Last on getting the results you want.
'It's such a getaway. When I'm on the pitch, I don't have anything else to worry about'
In her column this week, Saoirse Noonan looks at the many benefits of sport.
Don't hide away from your goals: Setting clear, specific targets will make all the difference
Now is the perfect time to take a good look at what you want from your fitness regime.
'I think I can run a marathon... but can I run it in -30°C?' Tackling the coolest race on earth
Andrew Moore takes on Greenland’s Polar Circle Marathon in aid of the Dublin Simon Community.
LeBron James reportedly spends $1.5 million per year to take care of his body — here's where it goes
That’s one expensive gym membership.
Ain't nobody got time for that? How to make space in your week for exercise
Jonny Holland helps tackle the number one excuse that keeps us from exercising: lack of time.
Which way to the gun show? The explosive arm workout to help fill out those t-shirt sleeves
Try these five explosive exercises this summer.
The great outdoors: Some of Ireland's best spots for a weekend hike, cycle or swim
Fitness columnist David Last takes us through some of his favourites.
Here's the technique Navy SEALs use to swim for miles without getting tired
Let’s go to the beach, beach!
Beaches, BBQs and Burpees: How to keep your training on track while enjoying the summer sun
Fitness columnist David Last runs through some top tips for training during the good weather.
From nutrition and meal plans to training and unwinding - A day in the life of a rising dual star
In her latest weekly column, Cork footballer and Irish international Saoirse Noonan’s talks about striking the right balance between training, rest and nutrition.
'Setbacks are part of being successful': How to bounce back from problems with your training and diet
In his latest column, Jonny Holland looks at how to deal with setbacks and get your training back on track.
The beauty of running races: nerves, adrenaline and the thrill of crossing the line
As Ryan Bailey’s training programme intensifies, last week’s Irish Runner 10 Mile provided an important checkpoint.