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Fitness - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

'Setbacks are part of being successful': How to bounce back from problems with your training and diet
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'Setbacks are part of being successful': How to bounce back from problems with your training and diet

Jul 24th 2018, 5:34 PM 8,063 Views 0 Comments

In his latest column, Jonny Holland looks at how to deal with setbacks and get your training back on track.

Fitness - Monday 23 July, 2018

The beauty of running races: nerves, adrenaline and the thrill of crossing the line
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The beauty of running races: nerves, adrenaline and the thrill of crossing the line

Jul 23rd 2018, 6:30 AM 3,881 Views 1 Comment

As Ryan Bailey’s training programme intensifies, last week’s Irish Runner 10 Mile provided an important checkpoint.

Fitness - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Short and sweet, but effective! Try this intense 20-minute hill sprint and core workout
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Short and sweet, but effective! Try this intense 20-minute hill sprint and core workout

Jul 18th 2018, 9:30 PM 10,198 Views 0 Comments

Stuck for time? Irish international and Cork football star Saoirse Noonan talks you through an alternative training session.

Fitness - Friday 13 July, 2018

'We all want to to be like Ronaldo and Messi, but I always looked up to people closer to home'
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'We all want to to be like Ronaldo and Messi, but I always looked up to people closer to home'

Jul 13th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,356 Views 0 Comments

Saoirse Noonan looks at some sporting inspirations in her weekly column.

Fitness - Thursday 12 July, 2018

'Is pre-season really that bad? For the first time in a while I felt I was missing out'
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'Is pre-season really that bad? For the first time in a while I felt I was missing out'

Jul 12th 2018, 7:45 AM 12,221 Views 9 Comments

Former Munster out-half Jonny Holland on his experience of the toughest few weeks for any rugby player.

Fitness - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Irish teenager Serena Pierce on making a big impression in the powerlifting world
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Irish teenager Serena Pierce on making a big impression in the powerlifting world

Jul 11th 2018, 2:17 PM 5,549 Views 5 Comments

More and more women are hitting the gym to lift, says the Macroom native.

Fitness - Monday 9 July, 2018

Leinster's revamped pre-season approach built around 'working holiday'
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Leinster's revamped pre-season approach built around 'working holiday'

Jul 9th 2018, 6:30 AM 20,659 Views 29 Comments

‘In three weeks it’s hard for them to do a lot of damage or de-train,’ says the province’s head of athletic performance Charlie Higgins.

Fitness - Friday 6 July, 2018

Looking for a healthy snack? These blueberry recovery scones are perfect
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Looking for a healthy snack? These blueberry recovery scones are perfect

Jul 6th 2018, 5:34 PM 6,408 Views 1 Comment

Ideal for post-workout recovery.

Fitness - Thursday 5 July, 2018

'When playing rugby I refused to walk anywhere - but it's one of the best ways to make the most of a holiday'
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'When playing rugby I refused to walk anywhere - but it's one of the best ways to make the most of a holiday'

Jul 5th 2018, 2:22 PM 15,987 Views 1 Comment

Former Munster out-half and personal trainer Jonny Holland on ways you can stay in shape on holiday.

Fitness - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

'I was really nervous, it was a scary moment but delighted with how it went'
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'I was really nervous, it was a scary moment but delighted with how it went'

Jul 4th 2018, 12:00 PM 15,489 Views 2 Comments

The42 columnist Saoirse Noonan reflects on her Cork senior debut in the Munster final in which she scored 2-2.

Fitness - Sunday 1 July, 2018

This sweet potato lasagne is ideal as a post-session recovery meal
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This sweet potato lasagne is ideal as a post-session recovery meal

Jul 1st 2018, 10:55 AM 7,900 Views 3 Comments

Guaranteed to hit the spot.

Fitness - Saturday 30 June, 2018

'I think to be strong, more so than skinny, is good for your mental health as well'
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'I think to be strong, more so than skinny, is good for your mental health as well'

Jun 30th 2018, 12:15 PM 21,572 Views 3 Comments

“The fitness trend has gone through the roof, which is a great thing, but I don’t think we’re educated enough, especially girls,” says Kilkenny camogie star, Katie Power.

'Learn to run when feeling the pain - then push harder': Marathon training in the Irish heatwave
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'Learn to run when feeling the pain - then push harder': Marathon training in the Irish heatwave

Jun 30th 2018, 10:30 AM 4,212 Views 0 Comments

Painful lessons from last year are fuelling Ryan Bailey’s desire to train harder this year – even in the good weather.

Fitness - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Turn up the heat! How to train safely during spells of warm weather
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Turn up the heat! How to train safely during spells of warm weather

Jun 28th 2018, 6:00 AM 5,606 Views 1 Comment

It’s important to heed some basic advice when it comes to training in high temperatures, writes personal trainer David Last.

Fitness - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Why staying hydrated is important for your everyday health - particularly in warm weather
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Why staying hydrated is important for your everyday health - particularly in warm weather

Jun 26th 2018, 6:00 AM 5,285 Views 0 Comments

Jonny Holland outlines how much water we need to be drinking per day, and the ways we can stay hydrated.

Fitness - Thursday 21 June, 2018

'When I played for Munster, I brought bolognese on the plane instead of the processed food'
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'When I played for Munster, I brought bolognese on the plane instead of the processed food'

Jun 21st 2018, 6:05 AM 15,078 Views 3 Comments

Jonny Holland offers his advice on how to maintain a balanced diet while also enjoying yourself on holiday this summer.

Fitness - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Ready to go! Goodbye Leaving Cert, hello crazy summer of Gaelic football and soccer
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Ready to go! Goodbye Leaving Cert, hello crazy summer of Gaelic football and soccer

Jun 20th 2018, 9:19 AM 5,315 Views 0 Comments

Irish international and Cork football star Saoirse Noonan has an update on her hectic life in her weekly column.

Fitness - Friday 15 June, 2018

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

Jun 15th 2018, 3:16 PM 6,198 Views 3 Comments

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

Jun 14th 2018, 8:30 AM 6,731 Views 2 Comments

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

Jun 12th 2018, 8:30 AM 10,185 Views 1 Comment

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

Jun 11th 2018, 8:30 AM 9,260 Views 8 Comments

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
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A homemade granola recipe guaranteed to kick start your day

Jun 10th 2018, 8:30 AM 3,660 Views 0 Comments

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

Jun 9th 2018, 1:28 PM 5,012 Views 1 Comment

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

Jun 6th 2018, 6:30 AM 4,519 Views 0 Comments

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

Jun 4th 2018, 8:30 AM 7,015 Views 0 Comments

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
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Treat yourself to these delicious and healthy banana pancakes

Jun 3rd 2018, 8:30 AM 4,733 Views 0 Comments

These are great for slow release energy and protein intake.

Fitness - Saturday 2 June, 2018

'The Leaving Cert is my priority at the moment but I want to keep my fitness levels up'
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'The Leaving Cert is my priority at the moment but I want to keep my fitness levels up'

Jun 2nd 2018, 8:30 AM 9,791 Views 0 Comments

Saoirse Noonan answers your questions.

Fitness - Friday 1 June, 2018

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

Jun 1st 2018, 8:30 AM 4,232 Views 3 Comments

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

May 31st 2018, 6:00 PM 7,214 Views 2 Comments

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

5 tips to help you mentally during the toughest parts of the Cork marathon this weekend
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5 tips to help you mentally during the toughest parts of the Cork marathon this weekend

May 31st 2018, 11:03 AM 4,138 Views 1 Comment

Relax and enjoy it.

Fitness - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

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

May 30th 2018, 5:35 PM 4,212 Views 0 Comments

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

Looking for the ultimate upper body home workout? Try these  4 push-up exercises
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Looking for the ultimate upper body home workout? Try these 4 push-up exercises

May 29th 2018, 10:35 AM 9,363 Views 3 Comments

Get on this routine.

Fitness - Monday 28 May, 2018

Busting 5 myths about nutrition for amateur and professional athletes
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Busting 5 myths about nutrition for amateur and professional athletes

May 28th 2018, 8:05 AM 12,636 Views 4 Comments

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

May 27th 2018, 3:10 PM 6,771 Views 3 Comments

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

May 25th 2018, 11:28 AM 5,942 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer Dean Merton shares some in-depth advice.

Fitness - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

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

May 23rd 2018, 9:42 PM 10,330 Views 56 Comments

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

May 23rd 2018, 8:30 AM 6,378 Views 1 Comment

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

May 22nd 2018, 11:55 AM 4,048 Views 0 Comments

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

May 21st 2018, 11:34 AM 26,377 Views 2 Comments

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

May 20th 2018, 8:30 AM 6,820 Views 0 Comments

Apart from The42 of course.