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Fitness - Today’s News

The42 Gym Series: Hit those biceps and triceps hard with this 3-exercise arm workout

We’ve teamed up with Smart Training to bring you seven weekly workouts designed to hit all parts of the body.

'If it wasn't for the Hercules club, I probably wouldn't be alive today'

This 67-year-old Dubliner is a multiple world champion.

Fitness - Yesterday’s News

British Olympic medallist Tom Daley on the key to healthy eating Nutrition This post contains videos

British Olympic medallist Tom Daley on the key to healthy eating

The 22-year-old diver told us about his new book ‘Tom’s Daily Plan’.

'I still have dark days when it's up and down but I won't give in to anything, not even depression'

This isn’t the first time Ashling Thompson has told her story but each and every time she does it helps someone else in a vulnerable position. A few years ago, she had given up but found a mental fortitude to battle back from the brink.

Fitness - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Core attack! How to train your core... properly

Physio and personal trainer Sarah Cremen offers her advice in her weekly column.

Fitness - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

8 of the most common exercise and nutrition myths to avoid in 2017

‘Everyone in fitness is trying to sell you something, nobody is trying to sell you the truth,’ writes personal trainer James Hanley.

Fitness - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Joining a new gym? Here are 4 things to consider before parting with your money

Cost shouldn’t be the only factor when deliberating over the best option for you, writes David Last.

Fitness - Monday 16 January, 2017

The42 Gym Series: Leg day? Include these 3 exercises in your workout this week

We’ve teamed up with Smart Training to bring you seven weekly workouts designed to hit all parts of the body.

Fitness - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Here's how to deal with the negative thoughts brought on by pressure

Mental skills coach Jason Brennan returns to look at internally produced psychological pressure.

Fitness - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Fitness - Friday 13 January, 2017

We'll Leave It There So: PL bids for Brady, fears for Walters and the rest of today's sport

Plus, all the fixture details for tomorrow’s rugby and football action.

Mind games: 4 ways to help you develop the mindset of a champion

Life coach Sarah Doyle on the importance of having the right mindset to exercise and fitness.

Fitness - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Getting mobile: These 4 stretches will give you the best 'bang for your buck'

Incorporate these exercises into your fitness regime and you’ll soon see the benefits, writes Sarah Cremen

Fitness - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

The pros and cons of commercial gyms v personal trainers Finding The Right Path This post contains videos

The pros and cons of commercial gyms v personal trainers

Before diving in and signing up for the cheapest option, figure out what would work best for you, writes David Last.

Fitness - Monday 9 January, 2017

The42 Gym Series: 3 upper body exercises to include in your workout

We’ve teamed up with Smart Training to bring you seven weekly workouts designed to hit all parts of the body.

Fitness - Sunday 8 January, 2017

38-year-old Irish Olympian Breege Connolly one of the unsung heroes of 2016

The Leitrim native recalls her unforgettable experience at the Olympics.

The Irish pair aiming to make history in the world's toughest bike race

Graham Macken chats to The42 about the arduous challenge himself and cycling partner Declan Brassil are set to undertake.

Fitness - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Despite just 5% vision, Cork's Sinead Kane is aiming to run into the record books

The Youghal athlete will run 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents.

Fitness - Friday 6 January, 2017

6 foolproof strategies to kick-start your fitness resolutions this January

In her new weekly column, life coach Sarah Doyle on why embarking on a new journey should be fun and not a chore.

Fitness - Thursday 5 January, 2017

They see me rollin'! What is foam rolling and should I be doing it as part of my workout?

Physio and personal trainer Sarah Cremen begins her new column with a look at the importance of recovery.

Fitness - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

The42 Gym Series: A new training programme to enlighten, motivate and inspire your workouts Fitness This post contains videos

The42 Gym Series: A new training programme to enlighten, motivate and inspire your workouts

We’ve teamed up with Smart Training to bring you seven weekly workouts designed to hit all parts of the body.

Fitness - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Checklist: 8 things you need to do this January before embarking on your fitness journey

It’s important not to dive in at the deep end if you want to achieve long-term goals, writes David Last.

Fitness - Monday 2 January, 2017

Pressure isn't just for tyres, but it needs to be fit for purpose in sports

Mental skills coach Jason Brennan begins a series of columns with part one of an examination of pressure.

Fitness - Sunday 1 January, 2017

''I'm running a marathon tomorrow,' I said to him as I dusted off my nose' Problems This post contains videos

''I'm running a marathon tomorrow,' I said to him as I dusted off my nose'

In an extract from his book Running Man, ultramarathon runner Charlie Engle looks back on his excess-fuelled younger days.

Fitness - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Ben Dunne gets green light to expand his gym chain in Limerick

The businessman has a cluster of gyms in Dublin and is set to expand across the country in 2017.

Fitness - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Are performance-enhancing drugs corrupting the climbing game on Mount Everest?

We take a look at mountaineering’s complicated relationship with doping.

I tried a headset that electrifies the brain to help athletes unlock new potential

Halo Sport claim to have a device that will help you get results in the gym.

Fitness - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Why a guy who runs 100-mile races eats a high fat diet while training

There’s no reason to get off the couch after that turkey sandwich.

Fitness - Monday 26 December, 2016

Here's why you should start your New Year's fitness resolution this week

Okay, enjoy your dinner but there’s no reason to sit on the couch for the next few days.

Fitness - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Looking to do a GOAL mile this year? Here are your options across the country

Twenty-nine counties have events on during the festive period.

'I didn't grow up dreaming of owning a gym. I had no money and had to take the opportunity'

Dublin footballer Philly McMahon on how he developed a business from scratch and his plans and ambitions for the future.

Fitness - Friday 23 December, 2016

5 sporting gadgets for your last-minute Santa wish list

And if the list is already sent, these might be a few ideas for the January sales.

Fitness - Monday 19 December, 2016

This ‘gym boat’ that could float across the Seine is powered by workouts

It’s a bit nicer than a spinning class. .

Top tips to enjoy Christmas but ensure it doesn't set you too far backwards Column This post contains videos

Top tips to enjoy Christmas but ensure it doesn't set you too far backwards

With so many temptations around it’s difficult to keep your fitness goals in mind, writes David Last.

Fitness - Friday 16 December, 2016

Parkrun secures 'groundbreaking' partnership to aid further growth of free event

A new five-year deal with Vhi Healthcare has been announced.

Fitness - Monday 12 December, 2016

10 Christmas present ideas for the fitness fanatic in your life

Need some inspiration? Give these a try.

Fitness - Monday 5 December, 2016

Try these simple tips to improve your mobility Column This post contains videos

Try these simple tips to improve your mobility

Incorporating these drills into your daily routine will be hugely beneficial, writes David Last.

Fitness - Saturday 3 December, 2016

How diabetes 'saved' my life

US-based motivation speaker and elite powerlifter, Chris Rudden, describes his experience of living with an incurable disease.

Fitness - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Sports can help you live longer, but some have a bigger effect than others

All exercise is good, some exercise is better.

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