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Dublin: 12 °C Sunday 28 May, 2017

Fitness - Yesterday’s News

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.

Fitness - Monday 22 May, 2017

Meditation will help you perform better, so here's how to get started

Meditation is as important for an athlete as engine oil is for a high-performance engine.

4 benefits of strength training for sport

Personal trainer Sarah Cremen on the reasons why we should be adding strength training to our programmes for endurance sports.

Fitness - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

4 fitness tips to help keep you on track this summer

The good weather is here and we should all get outdoors and active, writes David Last.

Fitness - Monday 15 May, 2017

Win and you're in: Dublin Marathon want championship incentives for this year's race

Race director Jim Aughney is hopeful the 2017 national champions will earn qualification for next summer’s European Championships.

Fitness - Sunday 14 May, 2017

'You’re always pushing yourself to your very limits, which is very tough to do every day' Ireland's Fittest Man This post contains videos

'You’re always pushing yourself to your very limits, which is very tough to do every day'

Jamie Headon is just the third Irish man to qualify for the Regionals of the Crossfit Games.

Fitness - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Quality not quantity: How to design the smartest and most effective training plan Column This post contains videos

Quality not quantity: How to design the smartest and most effective training plan

Sticking to tried and tested methods is the best approach, writes David Last

Fitness - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Paddy Barnes eyeing up a bout against Tyson Fury and more in the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Mario Balotelli and David Meyler.

The adventurers who took less than 3 days to climb Ireland’s 26 highest peaks

Shaun Stewart and Lonan O’Farrell chat to The42 about their incredible feat.

Living a life immersed in fitness while edging Clontarf towards further club glory

Clontarf’s Royce Burke-Flynn spoke to The42 about club rugby and splitting his day job between Crossfit and personal training.

Fitness - Saturday 6 May, 2017

The attempt to record a two-hour marathon narrowly failed today

Eliud Kipchoge flagged late on and finished 25 seconds out.

From TheJournal.ie In photos: Over 150,000 people at 150 locations take part in Darkness into Light Pieta House

In photos: Over 150,000 people at 150 locations take part in Darkness into Light

The symbolic walk into the light is aimed at encouraging people to talk about suicide and mental health issues.

Fitness - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Separating the good, the bad and the ugly: The vital information for reaching fitness goals Column This post contains videos

Separating the good, the bad and the ugly: The vital information for reaching fitness goals

With so much information online it’s important to stay vigilant, writes David Last.

Fitness - Monday 1 May, 2017

Fitness - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Neil Taylor's punishment for Coleman tackle and more in the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Cian Healy and Ken McGrath.

Fitness - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Mobility, power and core strength: the 5-minute circuit every golfer should do to help their game Fitness This post contains videos

Mobility, power and core strength: the 5-minute circuit every golfer should do to help their game

You too can play like Padraig Harrington by following these tips*

Fitness - Sunday 23 April, 2017

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

From Galway’s shock win in the Hurling league final, to the World Snooker Championship, there were some fascinating sports pictures taken this week.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: The best images from today's London Marathon You Call That Running

Pictures: The best images from today's London Marathon

More than 40,000 registered to run the 26.2 mile trek through the UK capital.

Fitness - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Cycling the roads of Ireland to break the stigma surrounding mental health issues

Cycle Against Suicide CEO and radio personality Colm Hayes talks to The42 ahead of this year’s cycle.

Fitness - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Forget The Gym, forget the office! Dropping her 9-5 to pursue a life immersed in running

Forget The Gym’s Mary Jennings on her turbulent life and career, fitness and the Virgin Media Night Run.

3 essential nutrition tips for GAA players to perform at their peak in the championship

Don’t rely on a few ham sandwiches and Jaffa cakes and expect to be at your best.

Fitness - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Adidas sorry for email praising those who 'survived' Boston Marathon Apology

Adidas sorry for email praising those who 'survived' Boston Marathon

On social media, customers quickly reminded the company about the real survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

Fitness - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

A Boston Marathon spectator held a sign with the Super Bowl score before the Patriots' big comeback to motivate runners

Rise and shine! Healthy habits for the early morning

Personal trainer David Last on how to start the day right.

Fitness - Monday 17 April, 2017

Chocolate protein balls and paleo bars - Easter treat recipes for the fitness fanatics

Personal trainer David Last shares two of his favourite recipes.

Here's how to build your self-belief for sports, work and all aspects of life

Mental skills coach Jason Brennan outlines how we can reframe self-belief into ability-belief.

Fitness - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

5 of the most useful fitness apps and websites to help you achieve your goals

These resources are very easy to use and highly effective, writes David Last.

Fitness - Sunday 9 April, 2017

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite sports pics from the past week

These are the sporting images that have caught our eye over the past seven days.

Fitness - Friday 7 April, 2017

Fitness - Thursday 6 April, 2017

5 key things to look for when hiring a personal trainer

Your decision could mean the difference between achieving your goals or failing to reach your potential, writes Sarah Cremen.

Fitness - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Short on time and equipment? Try these 5 excellent full-body workouts Column This post contains videos

Short on time and equipment? Try these 5 excellent full-body workouts

You don’t need complex tools to make significant progress, explains David Last.

Fitness - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

What is whey protein and do we need it in our diets?

Your first port of call for protein should be from real food sources and not supplements, writes David Last.

Fitness - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

'It's not just about physical fitness, it's about mental fitness': Anna Geary

The former Cork captain on fitness, nutrition and her life since stepping away from the inter-county scene.

Fitness - Monday 27 March, 2017

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.

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