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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 7,963 Views 3 Comments

Guaranteed to hit the spot.

'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 21,964 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 4,259 Views 0 Comments

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

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 5,673 Views 1 Comment

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

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 5,318 Views 0 Comments

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

'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 15,152 Views 3 Comments

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

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 5,346 Views 0 Comments

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

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 6,258 Views 3 Comments

Personal trainer David Last has a few tips.

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 6,768 Views 3 Comments

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

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 13,721 Views 1 Comment

No gym, then there’s still no excuse.

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 9,755 Views 8 Comments

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

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 3,693 Views 0 Comments

Healthy and hearty.

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 5,050 Views 1 Comment

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

'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 4,567 Views 0 Comments

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

'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 7,647 Views 0 Comments

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

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 4,791 Views 0 Comments

These are great for slow release energy and protein intake.

'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 9,816 Views 0 Comments

Saoirse Noonan answers your questions.

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 4,251 Views 3 Comments

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

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 7,246 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 4,169 Views 1 Comment

Relax and enjoy it.

'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 4,252 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.

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 9,582 Views 3 Comments

Get on this routine.

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 12,741 Views 4 Comments

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

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 6,822 Views 3 Comments

Then this Food Flicker recipe is up your street.

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

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

May 25th 2018, 11:28 AM 7,340 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer Dean Merton shares some in-depth advice.

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 10,369 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 6,436 Views 1 Comment

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

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 4,202 Views 0 Comments

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

'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 26,419 Views 3 Comments

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

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 6,861 Views 0 Comments

Apart from The42 of course.

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

May 20th 2018, 7:45 AM 6,009 Views 2 Comments

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

7 of the most extreme endurance challenges in the world
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7 of the most extreme endurance challenges in the world

May 17th 2018, 10:09 AM 5,238 Views 2 Comments

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

Get out, get active! 5 outdoor exercises to really push yourself this summer
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Get out, get active! 5 outdoor exercises to really push yourself this summer

May 16th 2018, 1:24 PM 8,052 Views 4 Comments

In her weekly column, Irish international and Cork football star Saoirse Noonan tells us how you can replicate her pitch training.

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

May 15th 2018, 2:57 PM 6,676 Views 1 Comment

Here’s David Last’s weekly column.

'Rugby wasn't always my first love, but when I knew... I knew'
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'Rugby wasn't always my first love, but when I knew... I knew'

May 14th 2018, 8:40 AM 11,945 Views 0 Comments

In the first of his new weekly columns for The42, Jonny Holland talks about his love of sport and fitness.

Kale, pumpkin and spinach - the so-called superfoods you should be eating more of
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Kale, pumpkin and spinach - the so-called superfoods you should be eating more of

May 13th 2018, 1:15 PM 5,451 Views 5 Comments

Step away from the takeaway app.

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

May 12th 2018, 7:15 AM 5,306 Views 0 Comments

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

Training for a triathlon? Here's a 5-step stretching routine to help with the cycling leg
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Training for a triathlon? Here's a 5-step stretching routine to help with the cycling leg

May 11th 2018, 9:59 AM 3,681 Views 0 Comments

Muscle pulls are a disaster and this will help you avoid them.

The 12-week couch-to-10k training plan to make the most of the Irish summer*
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# A Good Run

The 12-week couch-to-10k training plan to make the most of the Irish summer*

May 10th 2018, 10:11 AM 12,779 Views 2 Comments

*We can’t promise an actual summer, but we can give you a three-month training plan regardless.

'I hated playing with the girls at first, but I got used to it'
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'I hated playing with the girls at first, but I got used to it'

May 9th 2018, 3:24 PM 23,974 Views 3 Comments

In the first of her new weekly columns for The42, Saoirse Noonan maps her rise to where she is today, combining top-level sports.