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Fitness - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

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

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

May 16th 2018, 1:24 PM 7,937 Views 4 Comments

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

Fitness - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

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

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

May 15th 2018, 2:57 PM 6,621 Views 0 Comments

Here’s David Last’s weekly column.

Fitness - Monday 14 May, 2018

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

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

May 14th 2018, 8:40 AM 11,867 Views 0 Comments

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

Fitness - Sunday 13 May, 2018

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

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

May 13th 2018, 1:15 PM 5,426 Views 5 Comments

Step away from the takeaway app.

Fitness - Saturday 12 May, 2018

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

'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 5,250 Views 0 Comments

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

Fitness - Friday 11 May, 2018

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

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

May 11th 2018, 9:59 AM 3,655 Views 0 Comments

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

Fitness - Thursday 10 May, 2018

The 12-week couch-to-10k training plan to make the most of the Irish summer*
# A Good Run
# 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 11,767 Views 2 Comments

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

Fitness - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

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

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

May 9th 2018, 3:24 PM 23,858 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.

Follow Fitness: Check out The42's new series tracking three very different fitness journeys
# Fitness
# Fitness

Follow Fitness: Check out The42's new series tracking three very different fitness journeys

May 9th 2018, 12:01 PM 5,855 Views 1 Comment

Today The42 launches a new kind of fitness content.

Fitness - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Why the change in weather should bring a shift towards a healthier lifestyle
# Fitness
# Fitness

Why the change in weather should bring a shift towards a healthier lifestyle

May 1st 2018, 7:00 AM 3,853 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer David Last on how we can take advantage of the longer, brighter days.

Fitness - Friday 27 April, 2018

5 tips for getting yourself in gear ahead of the 2018 Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle
# You Can Do It
# You Can Do It

5 tips for getting yourself in gear ahead of the 2018 Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle

Apr 27th 2018, 6:21 PM 7,000 Views 4 Comments

You don’t need to spend a fortune on bike equipment to cycle the Ring of Kerry for charity…

Fitness - Thursday 12 April, 2018

'Exercises have no gender, kinda....' - A closer look at gender neutral training
# Column
# Column

'Exercises have no gender, kinda....' - A closer look at gender neutral training

Apr 12th 2018, 6:30 AM 6,283 Views 3 Comments

Here’s Dean Merton’s weekly column.

Fitness - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

What to eat, goal-setting and sleep - Catherina McKiernan's pre-run tips
# Running
# Running

What to eat, goal-setting and sleep - Catherina McKiernan's pre-run tips

Apr 10th 2018, 10:46 AM 5,560 Views 0 Comments

The running season is upon us with plenty of big events coming up.

Fitness - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'We need these skills more than ever before to stop us slipping into mental illness'
# Win
# Win

'We need these skills more than ever before to stop us slipping into mental illness'

Apr 8th 2018, 7:00 AM 26,248 Views 18 Comments

Brent Pope and Jason Brennan have teamed up to write the newly-published Win.

Fitness - Thursday 5 April, 2018

5 of the most common workout excuses and how to overcome them
# Fitness
# Fitness

5 of the most common workout excuses and how to overcome them

Apr 5th 2018, 12:45 PM 6,908 Views 1 Comment

Personal trainer David Last has heard all the excuses down through the years, but writes ‘if it’s truly important to you than you will make it happen.’

Fitness - Thursday 29 March, 2018

3 simple recipe ideas for on-the-go protein snacks
# Fitness
# Fitness

3 simple recipe ideas for on-the-go protein snacks

Mar 29th 2018, 8:23 AM 7,133 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer David Last provides some inspiration on ways to ensure you’re hitting your daily protein targets.

Fitness - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Buddy Up! Reach your fitness goals with a little help from your friends
# Column
# Column

Buddy Up! Reach your fitness goals with a little help from your friends

Mar 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 4,586 Views 0 Comments

Find a community in which you can find accountability, support, and inspiration to reach your goals, writes personal trainer Dean Merton.

Fitness - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

5 gym exercises to help improve your 5k time this running season
# Running
# Running

5 gym exercises to help improve your 5k time this running season

Mar 20th 2018, 3:58 PM 13,232 Views 3 Comments

As the evenings get longer, we’re back into running season.

Fitness - Sunday 18 March, 2018

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week
# Snap!
# Snap!

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Mar 18th 2018, 8:32 PM 13,558 Views 10 Comments

Here’s how the last seven days looked through the lens.

Fitness - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Five of the best ways to train: Legs, pull, push, cardio and core
# Column
# Column

Five of the best ways to train: Legs, pull, push, cardio and core

Mar 13th 2018, 3:24 PM 9,723 Views 3 Comments

Personal trainer David Last gives his five simple components of a well-rounded workout plan.

Fitness - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Micro, meso, macro! A guide to setting fitness goals and actually hitting them
# Column
# Column

Micro, meso, macro! A guide to setting fitness goals and actually hitting them

Mar 6th 2018, 6:35 AM 6,423 Views 0 Comments

Here’s Dean Merton’s weekly column.

Fitness - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Chill, get active, learn: Your guide to slaying the Beast from the East
# Column
# Column

Chill, get active, learn: Your guide to slaying the Beast from the East

Mar 1st 2018, 8:30 PM 4,590 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer Dean Merton shares his thoughts in a different type of fitness column this week.

Fitness - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Band aid! The piece of kit you can use to improve mobility, core and strength
# Fitness
# Fitness

Band aid! The piece of kit you can use to improve mobility, core and strength

Feb 27th 2018, 1:55 PM 7,119 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer David Last on resistance bands and why they’re so useful.

Fitness - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Damian Browne on the capsizes, calm, blood and tears of his epic solo row across the Atlantic
# Mental Strength
# Mental Strength

Damian Browne on the capsizes, calm, blood and tears of his epic solo row across the Atlantic

Feb 25th 2018, 8:00 PM 13,642 Views 13 Comments

We caught up with the former Connacht and Leinster lock as he rested up in Antigua after an incredible 4,800km solo row versus rough seas.

Fitness - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Finish strong! Three ways to end your session on a high
# Fitness
# Fitness

Finish strong! Three ways to end your session on a high

Feb 21st 2018, 7:00 AM 6,404 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer Dean Merton brings you through some quick and brutal (but effective) finishers.

Fitness - Friday 16 February, 2018

'I capsized twice in six hours... all I knew was my head got smashed against the side of the cabin'
# Resilient
# Resilient

'I capsized twice in six hours... all I knew was my head got smashed against the side of the cabin'

Feb 16th 2018, 3:21 PM 22,750 Views 20 Comments

The low points stand out as the most vivid memories for Damian Browne after he completed his epic 4,800-kilometre row.

After 64 days at sea ex-Connacht and Leinster lock Browne completes epic row across Atlantic
# Terra Firma
# Terra Firma

After 64 days at sea ex-Connacht and Leinster lock Browne completes epic row across Atlantic

Updated Feb 16th 2018, 11:07 AM 38,631 Views 19 Comments

‘Without a doubt this is the toughest challenge I have ever taken on,’ said Browne after embracing his parents, brother and sister in Antigua.

Fitness - Thursday 15 February, 2018

How to get the most out of the gym when playing team sports
# Team Work
# Team Work

How to get the most out of the gym when playing team sports

Feb 15th 2018, 11:15 AM 10,796 Views 2 Comments

David Last offers his best advice for your GAA, rugby or soccer gym programme.

Fitness - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Do less more often! Three useful fitness hacks (that aren't hacks at all)
# Column
# Column

Do less more often! Three useful fitness hacks (that aren't hacks at all)

Feb 13th 2018, 7:00 AM 8,053 Views 2 Comments

Personal trainer Dean Merton shares his thoughts in his latest column.

Fitness - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

5 tips to help you stay consistent with your fitness goals in 2018
# Fitness
# Fitness

5 tips to help you stay consistent with your fitness goals in 2018

Feb 6th 2018, 3:31 PM 7,041 Views 0 Comments

Remember, focus on the small wins, writes personal trainer David Last.

Fitness - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

5 training, stretching and mobility tips that will complement your running
# Running
# Running

5 training, stretching and mobility tips that will complement your running

Jan 24th 2018, 2:53 PM 7,111 Views 1 Comment

If you’ve taken up running in the New Year, personal trainer David Last has some useful advice.

Fitness - Saturday 20 January, 2018

The Donegal man making big waves in the world of professional surfing
# Holding Your Breath
# Holding Your Breath

The Donegal man making big waves in the world of professional surfing

Jan 20th 2018, 9:30 AM 7,491 Views 8 Comments

Conor Maguire has surfed some of Europe’s biggest waves.

Fitness - Thursday 4 January, 2018

New year, new me: Wilshere credits radical change in diet for improved performances
# Gluten For Punishment
# Gluten For Punishment

New year, new me: Wilshere credits radical change in diet for improved performances

Jan 4th 2018, 3:42 PM 7,060 Views 17 Comments

The Arsenal midfielder believes his diet helped him in the 2-2 draw with Chelsea.

Fitness - Monday 1 January, 2018

Catherina McKiernan's guide to taking up running in 2018
# New Year New You
# New Year New You

Catherina McKiernan's guide to taking up running in 2018

Jan 1st 2018, 11:00 AM 7,020 Views 0 Comments

The two-time Olympian says having a goal in mind is key.

Fitness - Thursday 28 December, 2017

4 tips to help you plan for a healthy and active 2018
# Fitness
# Fitness

4 tips to help you plan for a healthy and active 2018

Dec 28th 2017, 5:39 PM 5,132 Views 3 Comments

David Last’s signs off his last fitness column of the year with advice for how to make 2018 even better.

Fitness - Monday 25 December, 2017

The Dublin man who body doubles for Mario Balotelli and Usain Bolt
# Why Always Him?
# Why Always Him?

The Dublin man who body doubles for Mario Balotelli and Usain Bolt

Dec 25th 2017, 9:30 PM 61,753 Views 7 Comments

Having pursued a career in professional football and rugby, Paul Olima fell into the sports modelling industry.

9 of the most extreme endurance challenges in the world
# Ultimate Test
# Ultimate Test

9 of the most extreme endurance challenges in the world

Dec 25th 2017, 8:30 PM 6,825 Views 2 Comments

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

'We always look at people with disabilities and think about what they can't do'
# Goldsmyth
# Goldsmyth

'We always look at people with disabilities and think about what they can't do'

Dec 25th 2017, 11:59 AM 6,489 Views 11 Comments

Jason Smyth on embracing challenges and change as he enters the twilight of his career.

33 of our favourite Irish sports pictures of 2017
# Picture This
# Picture This

33 of our favourite Irish sports pictures of 2017

Dec 25th 2017, 9:30 AM 10,785 Views 13 Comments

We remember the past 12 months with some of the year’s defining images.

Fitness - Friday 22 December, 2017

'I'd love to have a crack at another Olympics and make amends for what happened last time'
# Marathon Man
# Marathon Man

'I'd love to have a crack at another Olympics and make amends for what happened last time'

Dec 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM 3,733 Views 0 Comments

Mick Clohisey on how his World Championship run was a redemption for Rio.