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#marginal gains

# marginal-gains - Thursday 11 October, 2018

'Change before change is needed': Sea swims, saunas and stretching giving Ringrose the edge

Complacency isn’t part of the Leinster centre’s DNA as he strives to become a better player each day.

# marginal-gains - Friday 17 August, 2018

Van Graan eager to use Limerick hurlers to Munster's advantage this season

The South African has been impressed by John Kiely’s side’s run to the All-Ireland final.

# marginal-gains - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Munster coaches spend off-season in New Zealand in search of missing 1%

Jerry Flannery linked up with Ronan O’Gara at the Crusaders and Felix Jones spent time with the Hurricanes.

# marginal-gains - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Chris Froome and Team Sky under fire over 'cheating' jersey

They have previously been accused of doping and using a motorised bicycle by detractors.

# marginal-gains - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Brailsford admits there are 'lessons to be learned' from report into British Cycling's culture of fear

The Team Sky chief didn’t mention what his lessons were, unfortunately.

# marginal-gains - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Hours of gym work paying off for Waterford as a stronger Déise unit prepare for league final

Derek McGrath’s side face Clare in Sunday’s decider.

# marginal-gains - Thursday 14 April, 2016

'Being small isn't an option but I wouldn’t be a major fan of the gym - I’d prefer to be out hurling'

Clare’s 2013 All-Ireland hero on the aspect of the game he doesn’t enjoy so much.

# marginal-gains - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Fitter, faster, stronger: Dublin's Cian O'Sullivan on the shift towards strength and conditioning

We spent time with the three-time All-Ireland winner at the Dublin Sports Clinic this week.

# marginal-gains - Sunday 9 August, 2015

'What they're doing is consciously controlling brain activity, which is incredible!'

Dr. Michael Keane of Actualise explains how neurofeedback training can benefit rugby players.

# marginal-gains - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

CC Sabathia turns up for spring training weighing a whopping 22 stone

The Yankees pitcher is two-stone heavier than last year.

# marginal-gains - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Visualisation and video analysis powering McGrath in Ireland's set-pieces

Ireland’s forwards get limited time on the pitch to work on their scrums and mauls.

# marginal-gains - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

'I remember Deccy going around banging on doors to get fellas out of bed'

Munster head coach Anthony Foley explains the intricacies of an early kick-off against Sale on Saturday.

# marginal-gains - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Munster assistant coach Ian Costello looks to defensive progress

‘I think you have to be internally motivated to keep trying to be better.’

# marginal-gains - Sunday 25 May, 2014

This iPad app allows Munster and the Lions to review their video analysis

Josh Bryan of AnalysisPro Ltd. joins to explain how players use their iPads to access video analysis.

# marginal-gains - Sunday 2 March, 2014

'They told me that I wasn't too far off being a neanderthal' - Jamie Heaslip

The Leinster and Ireland No. 8 explains the range of elements that go into avoiding injury.