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Dublin: 4 °C Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Fitness - Yesterday’s News

Stuck for healthy snack inspiration? Try these 3 quick and easy recipes to keep hunger at bay

The only real difference between a snack and a whole meal should be portion size; it should still have a good balance of protein, carbs and fats, writes Sarah Cremen.

Fitness - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

'Too fat' to work out some say? Why body-shaming is the worst thing you can do at the gym

‘When you walk into a gym, regardless of your size or your goals, you have a right be there,’ writes life coach Sarah Doyle

Fitness - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

It's all about technique! 4 of the most common exercises performed incorrectly Fitness This post contains videos

It's all about technique! 4 of the most common exercises performed incorrectly

Personal trainer David Last on the mistakes he often sees in the gym.

Fitness - Monday 20 March, 2017

Short and sweet, but effective! The 20-minute hotel (or home) workout

Ever find yourself with restricted space at home or away, and in need of a workout? Sarah Cremen has you covered.

Fitness - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

'We have athletes but they can’t play, we've produced robots'

Leading strength and conditioning coach Mike McGurn talks fitness and nutrition, and brings us through his turbulent career.

Fitness - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Balancing 5 disciplines and burning 4000 calories daily: A day in the life of Natalya Coyle

The modern pentathlete talks fitness, Rio 2016 and brings us through her rise to where she is today.

Staying on track: Common mistakes to watch out for when using a gym programme

It’s important to train at a level that matches your goal and your ability, writes David Last.

Fitness - Monday 13 March, 2017

8 habits of people with a healthy relationship with food

Life coach Sarah Doyle on why we should see food as fuel for our body.

Fitness - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Ireland's toughest endurance race returns this weekend

Sebastien Giraud and Christina Mackenzie chat to The42 about competing in The Race this weekend.

No pain, no gain! Why it's normal to feel sore after the gym and how you can ease stiffness

We shouldn’t fear muscle fever, writes personal trainer and physiotherapist Sarah Cremen.

Fitness - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

The42's recipe book: This homemade granola is high in protein and a great way to start the day

We’ve teamed up with FoodFlicker to take the hard work out of healthy eating with a series of tasty recipes designed to help you achieve your goals.

5 of the most common mistakes people are making in the gym

Addressing these areas should make a big difference, writes David Last.

Fitness - Monday 6 March, 2017

10 things you can do to reduce the damage from sitting down all day

The combination of more movement and environmental change is the key to lasting change, writes Sarah Cremen.

Fitness - Sunday 5 March, 2017

‘I wasn’t brought down fast enough from the volcano and ended up with heart failure’ Inspiration This post contains videos

‘I wasn’t brought down fast enough from the volcano and ended up with heart failure’

Fiona McGinley chats to The42 about recovering from a 2012 accident to compete in The Race.

Fitness - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

We'll Leave It There So: Jackson to stay at Ulster, CPA consider strike action and all today's sport

Plus, we have the fixture details for tomorrow’s Munster Schools Senior Cup semi-final.

Liver and broccoli - the new steak and spuds? A day in the lives of the O'Donovan brothers

Ireland’s Olympic heroes talk fitness, nutrition and their hectic lives.

Fitness - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

The42's recipe book: Banana pancakes with cranberries

We’ve teamed up with FoodFlicker to take the hard work out of healthy eating with a series of tasty recipes designed to help you achieve your goals.

5 ways to increase your power for on the field or in the gym Power Boost This post contains videos

5 ways to increase your power for on the field or in the gym

You don’t need a lot of equipment to really develop in this area, writes David Last.

Fitness - Monday 27 February, 2017

'The problem is not your body, it has never been your body. It's how you think about your body'

‘Powerlifting changed my life,’ writes Sarah Doyle in her latest fitness column.

Fitness - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Richie Hogan on GAA structures and more in our tweets of the week

Also featuring Stephen Elliott and Stephanie Roche.

Fitness - Saturday 25 February, 2017

This joyous new ad about women in sport is the only #fitspo you'll ever need

The perfect antidote to gym selfies on Instagram.

Fitness - Friday 24 February, 2017

The42's recipe book: A perfect post-training chicken, potato and carrot pie

We’ve teamed up with Food Flicker to take the hard work out of healthy eating with a series of tasty recipes designed to help you achieve your goals.

Fitness - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Sitting ducks: How to reduce the negative impact of staying seated for long periods

A few minor adjustments to your desk set-up can make all the difference, writes Sarah Cremen

Fitness - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

The Waterford man preparing to swim the length of Ireland in memory of his father

Alan Corcoran is looking to raise money for two charities close to his heart.

Looking for a healthy snack? These blueberry recovery scones are perfect

We’ve teamed up with Food Flicker to take the hard work out of healthy eating with a series of tasty recipes designed to help you achieve your goals.

Working 9-5 and beating the professionals: Eoin Morton looking to repeat last year's Rás feat

Eoin Morton spoke to The42 about fitness, his hectic life and THAT Rás stage win last year.

Fitness - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

5 basic mobility drills that you should be doing regularly Column This post contains videos

5 basic mobility drills that you should be doing regularly

Including these exercises in your gym programme will be very beneficial in the long-term, writes David Last.

Fitness - Friday 17 February, 2017

The42's recipe book: This recovery smoothie is perfect for after an intense workout

We’ve teamed up with FoodFlicker to take the hard work out of healthy eating with a series of tasty recipes designed to help you achieve your goals.

Fitness - Thursday 16 February, 2017

5 of the best strength training exercises for injury prevention

Don’t underestimate the value of preparing your body to perform functional activities, writes Sarah Cremen.

Fitness - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

The42's recipe book: This sweet potato lasagne is ideal as a recovery meal

We’ve teamed up with FoodFlicker to take the hard work out of healthy eating with a series of tasty recipes designed to help you achieve your goals.

A unique adventure race is coming to Dublin for the first time this weekend

Gaelforce Dublin takes place on Saturday.

Fitness - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

6 key steps for dropping body fat

Follow this advice and great results won’t be far away, writes David Last.

Fitness - Monday 13 February, 2017

The42 Gym Series: Try this short and sharp conditioning workout to leave you sweating Fitness This post contains videos

The42 Gym Series: Try this short and sharp conditioning workout to leave you sweating

It’s the final week of our workout series with Smart Training.

Fitness - Friday 10 February, 2017

How to (better) motivate yourself to exercise

‘I am going to help you piece together your very own motivation puzzle,’ writes life coach Sarah Doyle.

Video: The key to clean eating with Leinster and Dublin GAA nutritionist Daniel Davey

We were joined by one of Ireland’s leading nutritionists to find out how to get the most out of your diet and eat like a professional athlete.

Fitness - Thursday 9 February, 2017

How to adapt your training when life gets stressful

Personal trainer Sarah Cremen offers tips to ensure continuity in your training even when other things get in the way.

Fitness - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

'I’d have an auld square of chocolate and a few chicken nuggets - it’s not a crime'

It’s all about the balance for Ireland Olympic hero Thomas Barr.

Fitness - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Fitness, food and 4-hour training sessions: A day in the life of Ireland's newest AFL star

Laura Corrigan Duryea is making waves in the inaugural ‘professional’ women’s Australian Football League.

7 of the best core exercises to add to your gym routine Mix It Up This post contains videos

7 of the best core exercises to add to your gym routine

Columnist David Last breaks down some of his favourite movements.

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