# Follow Journeys

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'There's something uniquely special about race day in the Park'
Fuelling for a marathon: 'Nailing your preparation is powerful for confidence'
'No matter how much you've trained, you're plagued with self-doubt'
'Back then I just played with the boys - now there's 220 girls at a ladies football summer camp in Fermoy'
'It's such a getaway. When I'm on the pitch, I don't have anything else to worry about'
From nutrition and meal plans to training and unwinding - A day in the life of a rising dual star
The beauty of running races: nerves, adrenaline and the thrill of crossing the line
Short and sweet, but effective! Try this intense 20-minute hill sprint and core workout
'We all want to to be like Ronaldo and Messi, but I always looked up to people closer to home'
'I was really nervous, it was a scary moment but delighted with how it went'
'Learn to run when feeling the pain - then push harder': Marathon training in the Irish heatwave
Ready to go! Goodbye Leaving Cert, hello crazy summer of Gaelic football and soccer
If you consume a pre-workout energy drink, what should you look out for?
Getting fitted! The kit you need when training for your first triathlon, and what you don't need
'I remember thinking, 'Oh my God, that's it - I'm never going to play for Ireland''
'Even when nerves are getting the better of you before a big match, there’s always room for ice cream'
'The Leaving Cert is my priority at the moment but I want to keep my fitness levels up'
'There's really no need to think about this too much. Just go out there and enjoy it'
Busting 5 myths about nutrition for amateur and professional athletes
'It's just like go out and have a huge fight, and run until you can't anymore'
'The gym is not an obsession, but it's not far off'
A million questions without any reassuring answers - the first step into the unknown
Get out, get active! 5 outdoor exercises to really push yourself this summer
'Rugby wasn't always my first love, but when I knew... I knew'
'You tell yourself never again, but it's a drug. You crave more even when you should say no'
'I hated playing with the girls at first, but I got used to it'
Follow Fitness: Check out The42's new series tracking three very different fitness journeys