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Inspirational Kerry entrepreneur raises over €100,000 for disability charity after running 24 marathons in 24 days Inspiration This post contains videos

Inspirational Kerry entrepreneur raises over €100,000 for disability charity after running 24 marathons in 24 days

25-year-old fitness instructor Shane Finn ran 24 marathons in 24 days this month in aid of Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland.

Fitness - Friday 21 July, 2017

Don't feel the burn! Your core and the enduring myth of spot reduction

‘There is no magical exercise that will result in the elusive six pack,’ writes personal trainer Sarah Cremen.

Booze in sport: blamed too much for defeat and enjoyed too much in victory

“Drink is both Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde when it comes to sport, with winning the transformational potion between the two,” writes Tommy Martin.

Fitness - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Going back to basics: 10 of the most important things to get right in your diet

Personal trainer David Last has 10 nutrition tips you should take on board.

Fitness - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Walking shirtless through New York City and World Para Athletic joy - it's tweets of the week

Also featuring Steven McDonnell and Brian O’Driscoll.

'There were nights I couldn't sleep because I was thinking about the obstacles in our way' TJ Reid This post contains videos

'There were nights I couldn't sleep because I was thinking about the obstacles in our way'

Twelve months after first floating the idea of opening a new commercial gym in Kilkenny, TJ Reid shows The42 around his state-of-the-art facility.

Fitness - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Train hard, eat well and rest - when the results don't add up it's time to reassess your goals

Chasing goals such as a number on the scales is often a misplaced attempt at conforming to societal pressure, writes personal trainer Sarah Cremen.

Fitness - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Ireland's running boom continues as Dublin Marathon reaches record capacity 3 months out

All 20,000 race entries for this year’s edition have been sold.

How to put together an effective home workout training programme

If you can’t make it to the gym, there is always the option of training in the comfort of your own home, explains personal trainer Dean Merton.

Fitness - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Quality beats quantity and 14 other top training tips for the gym

David Last looks at some of the most basic but effective advice you can take on board.

Fitness - Monday 10 July, 2017

It's still not too late to begin training for the 2017 Dublin City Marathon!

We’re just under 16 weeks out from the big event and if you start now, you can make it to the start line.

Fitness - Thursday 6 July, 2017

3 tips to aid injury prevention when you're in the gym

The purpose of training should be to make you function better, not break you down, writes personal trainer Sarah Cremen.

The USA women's Navy Seal workout day looks absolutely zero craic WRWC 17 This post contains videos

The USA women's Navy Seal workout day looks absolutely zero craic

The road to Ireland 2017 is paved with excruciating beach drills.

Fitness - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

5 common hurdles you'll have to overcome in your training

You’re going to suffer setbacks along the way but personal trainer David Last has advice on how to get back on the wagon.

Fitness - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Living in the fast lane, both on and off the track: A day in the life of Ciara Mageean

The Olympian shares her training regime, nutrition plan and talks life in general.

Fitness - Friday 30 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie EPO will not help amateur cyclists perform better in road races Science

EPO will not help amateur cyclists perform better in road races

New research took 48 male cyclists and put them through an endurance race up the famous Mont Ventoux.

Fitness - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Are you achieving your fitness goals? 3 keys to making progress in and outside the gym

Sarah Cremen’s latest fitness column is here.

Fitness - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Stay on the wagon! Top tips to keep on track fitness-wise this summer

At the end of the day, do what makes you happy, writes personal trainer David Last.

Fitness - Monday 26 June, 2017

The time to start training for the 2017 Dublin City Marathon is NOW!

The event takes place in the capital on Sunday 29 October.

Fitness - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Richie Power's quest to banish injury woes and more in the sporting tweets of the week

Plus, Munster rugby pay tribute to Peter O’Mahony.

Time is everything as Ireland's World Cup countdown gathers pace

Maz Reilly tells us what it takes to get the Ireland engine room up and running.

Fitness - Friday 23 June, 2017

Pregnant 'Wonder Woman' Montano takes more baby steps

The 31-year-old shrugged off sweltering conditions to line up in the 800m heats as the US World Championship trials.

Why sleep is one of the most important things for your mental and physical health

These five tips will help you to improve your sleep patterns, writes personal trainer Sarah Cremen.

Fitness - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Soak up the sun! Top tips to consider when training in warm weather

From the type of training to the best time of the day to work out, personal trainer David Last shares his advice.

Fitness - Monday 19 June, 2017

A good start is half the battle: the 10-minute morning routine to set up your day Fitness This post contains videos

A good start is half the battle: the 10-minute morning routine to set up your day

A busy life doesn’t mean we have to sacrifice our health, writes personal trainer Sarah Cremen.

Fitness - Sunday 18 June, 2017

'The swim has been a great way to help us cope with our grief'

The 12th annual Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim takes place next month.

Fitness - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

'The way I faced up to my blindness and paralysis was just replicating what I'd learned through sport'

We caught up with two-time Commonwealth medallist, adventurer and cure for paralysis activist Mark Pollock.

Fitness - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

5 ways to change up your fitness routine this summer

Get outdoors while you can, writes personal trainer David Last

Fitness - Friday 9 June, 2017

Fitness - Thursday 8 June, 2017

A good start is half the battle: how to make your mornings a success

The quiet hours of the morning are the perfect time to get things done, writes Personal trainer Sarah Cremen.

Fitness - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

4 tips for keeping on top of your fitness goals while on holiday

Soak up that sun when you can, it’s good for you, writes David Last

Fitness - Monday 5 June, 2017

In pictures: Thousands turn out for Women's Mini Marathon in Dublin

Over 30,000 people took part in this year’s event.

The Galway man running -- and organising -- the world's most amazing races

If you’ve read about an interesting race somewhere, Richard Donovan is very likely to have been the organiser.

Fitness - Friday 2 June, 2017

Breathing easy: How appreciating the power of our breath can help us in the gym

Learning how to breathe fully and effectively is an undervalued practice, writes Sarah Cremen.

Fitness - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Three sessions, 4000 calories and 'way too much time' spent in the gym: A day in the life of Ireland's Fittest Man

Top Crossfit athlete Jamie Headon discusses his training regime and nutrition plan as he prepares for the Meridian Regionals.

Fitness - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

5 essentials for your gym bag this summer Equipment This post contains videos

5 essentials for your gym bag this summer

These pieces of equipment are relatively inexpensive, portable, and so versatile, writes David Last.

Fitness - Saturday 27 May, 2017

The Boston fireman running the Cork City Marathon, pushing his miracle daughter in a stroller

Abby MacCurtain was diagnosed with Leigh’s Disease and given two years to live.

Fitness - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'Where's this nutter going with the washing machine?' - a Waterford man and his unique climb of Kilimanjaro

Enda O’Doherty aims to climb 19,340 ft summit next month to raise awareness about mental health.

Breathing easy: Using your lungs correctly helps unlock your fitness potential

Learning how to breathe fully and effectively is an undervalued practice, writes Sarah Cremen.

Fitness - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Get out and active! Full body workouts you can do outdoors this summer Fitness This post contains videos

Get out and active! Full body workouts you can do outdoors this summer

Personal trainer David Last on how to bring your gym outside.

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