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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 9,530 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 12,703 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 6,795 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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# Ramping Up

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

May 25th 2018, 11:28 AM 6,560 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 10,345 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 6,395 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 4,114 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 26,391 Views 3 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 6,837 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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# Running For Life

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

May 20th 2018, 7:45 AM 5,980 Views 2 Comments

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

Fitness - Thursday 17 May, 2018

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

7 of the most extreme endurance challenges in the world

May 17th 2018, 10:09 AM 5,186 Views 2 Comments

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

Fitness - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

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 8,000 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
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# Column

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

May 15th 2018, 2:57 PM 6,644 Views 1 Comment

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

May 14th 2018, 8:40 AM 11,879 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
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# Nutrition

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

May 13th 2018, 1:15 PM 5,430 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'
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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 5,284 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
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# Training

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

May 11th 2018, 9:59 AM 3,662 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*
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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 12,418 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'
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'I hated playing with the girls at first, but I got used to it'

May 9th 2018, 3:24 PM 23,924 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
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Follow Fitness: Check out The42's new series tracking three very different fitness journeys

May 9th 2018, 12:01 PM 5,856 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
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Why the change in weather should bring a shift towards a healthier lifestyle

May 1st 2018, 7:00 AM 3,858 Views 1 Comment

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
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# 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 7,042 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
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# Column

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

Apr 12th 2018, 6:30 AM 6,571 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
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# Running

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

Apr 10th 2018, 10:46 AM 5,576 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'
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# Win

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

Apr 8th 2018, 7:00 AM 26,286 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
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# Fitness

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

Apr 5th 2018, 12:45 PM 6,914 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
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# Fitness

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

Mar 29th 2018, 8:23 AM 7,219 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
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# Column

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

Mar 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 4,616 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
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# Running

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

Mar 20th 2018, 3:58 PM 13,488 Views 2 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
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# Snap!

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

Mar 18th 2018, 8:32 PM 13,564 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
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# Column

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

Mar 13th 2018, 3:24 PM 9,965 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
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# Column

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

Mar 6th 2018, 6:35 AM 6,896 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
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# Column

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

Mar 1st 2018, 8:30 PM 4,594 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
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Band aid! The piece of kit you can use to improve mobility, core and strength

Feb 27th 2018, 1:55 PM 7,196 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
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# 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 13,715 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
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# Fitness

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

Feb 21st 2018, 7:00 AM 6,414 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'
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# 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 22,759 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
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# 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 38,650 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
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# Team Work

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

Feb 15th 2018, 11:15 AM 10,932 Views 1 Comment

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)
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# Column

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

Feb 13th 2018, 7:00 AM 8,058 Views 2 Comments

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