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Fitness - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 6th 2018, 3:31 PM 7,094 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 7,163 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 7,550 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 7,065 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 7,025 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 5,140 Views 2 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 64,800 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 7,142 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 6,511 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 10,862 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 3,741 Views 0 Comments

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

Fitness - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Want to run the GOAL Mile this Christmas? Here are your options across the country
# Christmas Tradition
# Christmas Tradition

Want to run the GOAL Mile this Christmas? Here are your options across the country

Dec 20th 2017, 8:00 PM 22,649 Views 5 Comments

It’s a Christmas tradition for many families, and here are all the times and locations for 2017.

Got a few big nights out planned? Here are some top fitness tips that will help this Christmas
# Checklist
# Checklist

Got a few big nights out planned? Here are some top fitness tips that will help this Christmas

Dec 20th 2017, 2:40 PM 7,271 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer David Last has advice to help you through a season of food, drink and partying.

Fitness - Sunday 17 December, 2017

After rowing the Atlantic with a broken back, an Irish adventurer is set to run 1700km in -30°C
# Into The Wild
# Into The Wild

After rowing the Atlantic with a broken back, an Irish adventurer is set to run 1700km in -30°C

Dec 17th 2017, 9:30 PM 25,330 Views 24 Comments

Gavan Hennigan will take on one of the toughest, and coldest, races in the world.

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

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

Dec 17th 2017, 8:30 PM 8,870 Views 1 Comment

It’s been another exciting week in sport.

Fitness - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Protein bar selection boxes to shakers - 10 fitness gift ideas this Christmas
# Happy Fitmas
# Happy Fitmas

Protein bar selection boxes to shakers - 10 fitness gift ideas this Christmas

Dec 13th 2017, 12:33 PM 7,397 Views 1 Comment

Personal trainer David Last on what will be on every gym-goer’s wishlist this year.

'I think it will bring out faster times for everyone'
# Fueling Competition
# Fueling Competition

'I think it will bring out faster times for everyone'

Dec 13th 2017, 6:00 AM 6,340 Views 2 Comments

A new initiative has been launched to encourage Ireland’s top distance runners to race each other more often.

Fitness - Sunday 10 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 10th 2017, 8:30 PM 6,496 Views 0 Comments

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

Fitness - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

'Tis the season! Useful strategies to make sure you get a workout in even when tight for time
# Column
# Column

'Tis the season! Useful strategies to make sure you get a workout in even when tight for time

Dec 6th 2017, 6:30 AM 3,524 Views 0 Comments

”Tis the season to stop being a punk ass b*tch and just get a workout done,’ writes personal trainer Dean Merton.

Fitness - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Calories in alcohol and ways to squeeze in a workout - a fitness checklist for Christmas
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# Fitness

Calories in alcohol and ways to squeeze in a workout - a fitness checklist for Christmas

Dec 5th 2017, 3:06 PM 5,815 Views 2 Comments

Personal trainer David Last on ways you can enjoy the festive season, but not fall completely off the wagon.

Fitness - Monday 4 December, 2017

This is your chance to prove you know more about sport than us...
# Funny Team Name Pressure
# Funny Team Name Pressure

This is your chance to prove you know more about sport than us...

Dec 4th 2017, 9:30 PM 22,881 Views 0 Comments

Join The42 team in Coppers for a lot of trash talk and some delicious nibbles.

Fitness - Saturday 2 December, 2017

'It was like running on the moon' - The Irishman who ran the fastest Antarctic mile
# Moonracer
# Moonracer

'It was like running on the moon' - The Irishman who ran the fastest Antarctic mile

Dec 2nd 2017, 10:00 AM 23,793 Views 16 Comments

Paul Robinson braved blizzards and freezing temperatures to race near the South Pole.

Fitness - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Don't go completely overboard! 5 healthy habits to stick to over the festive period
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# Fitness

Don't go completely overboard! 5 healthy habits to stick to over the festive period

Nov 29th 2017, 10:09 AM 5,687 Views 0 Comments

You want to keep hold of the progress you’ve made during the year, writes David Last.

Fitness - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Sumo scandals, finding peace in a Greek monastery and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
# Good Reads

Sumo scandals, finding peace in a Greek monastery and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Nov 26th 2017, 8:44 AM 6,295 Views 0 Comments

It’s Sunday morning so stick the kettle on and have a read of our selection of the week’s best sportswriting.

Fitness - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Don't let all the hard work go to waste! Tips to stay on track over the festive period
# Fitness
# Fitness

Don't let all the hard work go to waste! Tips to stay on track over the festive period

Nov 21st 2017, 1:05 PM 4,912 Views 2 Comments

The most important thing is to enjoy the festivities but that doesn’t mean writing December off completely, writes personal trainer David Last.

Fitness - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

The42's first book Behind The Lines is full of great Irish sports stories... and out now
# The42book
# The42book

The42's first book Behind The Lines is full of great Irish sports stories... and out now

Nov 15th 2017, 8:25 PM 17,830 Views 7 Comments

If you like sportswriting, you’ll love this.

How often should I train? Tips to help structure your weekly workout training programme
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# Fitness

How often should I train? Tips to help structure your weekly workout training programme

Nov 15th 2017, 9:38 AM 7,122 Views 2 Comments

Personal trainer David Last on what he recommends clients to do on a weekly basis.

Fitness - Saturday 11 November, 2017

'They'd see you with the Irish gear and pull up in cars. The help you'd get was truly breathtaking'
# Don't Stop Me Now
# Don't Stop Me Now

'They'd see you with the Irish gear and pull up in cars. The help you'd get was truly breathtaking'

Nov 11th 2017, 8:30 AM 10,932 Views 5 Comments

Having traversed America on his bike in aid of the Donal Walsh Live Life foundation, 23-year-old Kerryman Tomás Sears is planning an even greater adventure.

Fitness - Friday 10 November, 2017

Leaner, lighter, faster, keener Healy reaching 'for new heights' in number 1 jersey
# More Than A Bulldozer
# More Than A Bulldozer

Leaner, lighter, faster, keener Healy reaching 'for new heights' in number 1 jersey

Nov 10th 2017, 6:40 AM 10,120 Views 12 Comments

The loosehead decided to shed kilos and increase his agility after a successful summer tour.

Fitness - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Christmas is coming! Here are 3 simple Autumn outdoor workouts to get you set
# Column
# Column

Christmas is coming! Here are 3 simple Autumn outdoor workouts to get you set

Nov 7th 2017, 2:24 PM 4,749 Views 4 Comments

Get out of the gym and enjoy Autumn workouts in the great outdoors, writes personal trainer David Last

Fitness - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

How to design an effective and smart workout plan you can stick to
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# Fitness

How to design an effective and smart workout plan you can stick to

Oct 31st 2017, 4:42 PM 3,784 Views 1 Comment

There should be three main sections in every session, writes personal trainer David Last.

Fitness - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Elation, exhaustion and raw emotion! The best of today's Dublin City Marathon
# In Pics
# In Pics

Elation, exhaustion and raw emotion! The best of today's Dublin City Marathon

Oct 29th 2017, 3:41 PM 29,475 Views 17 Comments

Brilliant scenes from around the city.

Kenya's Rotich storms to Dublin City Marathon glory while Ukraine's Lehonkova claims women's title
# Everyone's A Winner
# Everyone's A Winner

Kenya's Rotich storms to Dublin City Marathon glory while Ukraine's Lehonkova claims women's title

Oct 29th 2017, 12:23 PM 17,460 Views 17 Comments

Up to 20,000 people are pounding the pavements of the capital today.

Fitness - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Running scared through 26.2 painstaking miles all for one moment of fleeting glory
# Running For Life
# Running For Life

Running scared through 26.2 painstaking miles all for one moment of fleeting glory

Oct 28th 2017, 9:17 AM 4,119 Views 0 Comments

The42′s Ryan Bailey is one of 20,000 people running the Dublin City Marathon on Sunday, hoping all the training pays off on the most extraordinary sporting day in the capital.

Fitness - Friday 27 October, 2017

Are you one of the 20,000 doing Sunday's Dublin City Marathon? Here are 26.2 tips to help prepare
# Running
# Running

Are you one of the 20,000 doing Sunday's Dublin City Marathon? Here are 26.2 tips to help prepare

Oct 27th 2017, 6:00 AM 2,995 Views 2 Comments

Do NOT forget the Vaseline at the start line!

Fitness - Thursday 26 October, 2017

'Beyond physical strength and mental toughness': Running 246km in 36 hours at the Spartathlon
# The Road To Sparta
# The Road To Sparta

'Beyond physical strength and mental toughness': Running 246km in 36 hours at the Spartathlon

Oct 26th 2017, 11:20 AM 3,120 Views 2 Comments

Ultramarathon runner Dean Karnazes looks at one of the world’s toughest endurance races.

Fitness - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Before, during and after! 5 key nutrition tips to consider for the marathon
# Expert View
# Expert View

Before, during and after! 5 key nutrition tips to consider for the marathon

Oct 25th 2017, 7:30 AM 5,401 Views 1 Comment

Dr Crionna Tobin shares her expertise with The42 ahead of Sunday’s Dublin City Marathon.

Deadlifts are dangerous? No, being weak is dangerous!
# Column
# Column

Deadlifts are dangerous? No, being weak is dangerous!

Oct 25th 2017, 6:30 AM 8,824 Views 7 Comments

Dean Merton shares his experiences with deadlifting in his latest column.

Fitness - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Five days to go! 8 tips to follow ahead of this weekend's Dublin City Marathon
# 2017 Dublin Marathon
# 2017 Dublin Marathon

Five days to go! 8 tips to follow ahead of this weekend's Dublin City Marathon

Oct 24th 2017, 9:42 AM 3,839 Views 1 Comment

All the hard work is done, but the nerves are starting to kick in. That’s all normal, writes personal trainer David Last.

Fitness - Thursday 19 October, 2017

So, you want to run faster? Here are 3 tips to help you improve your 5k time this winter
# Running
# Running

So, you want to run faster? Here are 3 tips to help you improve your 5k time this winter

Oct 19th 2017, 8:53 AM 8,683 Views 1 Comment

There are a couple of things you can incorporate into your training to shave a few seconds off the clock.