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#Fitness

# fitness - Today’s News

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 - Yesterday’s News

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.

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.

# 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.

# fitness - Monday 6 February, 2017

Embrace the outdoors: 3 great places to keep active and unwind over the weekend

Fitness columnist Sarah Cremen reveals her favourite spots for adventures, and for refuelling, during her down time.

The42 Gym Series: Add these 3 killer shoulder exercises into 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 - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Olympian Fionnuala McCormack's tips for any runner hoping to compete a 5k this year

Trust us, she knows what she’s talking about.

# fitness - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

How to juggle a fit and healthy lifestyle with a busy working life Column This post contains videos

How to juggle a fit and healthy lifestyle with a busy working life

Personal trainer David Last outlines four key areas that you should be focusing on.

# fitness - Monday 30 January, 2017

'I’d prefer to be out on the field to be straight up about it': Joe Canning on putting down the hurley

The Galway star spoke to The42 about strength and conditioning in GAA, his return from injury and his work with Red Bull.

The42 Gym Series: Try these 3 core exercises during your workouts this week

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

# fitness - Friday 27 January, 2017

5 key points to keeping a healthy relationship with exercise

‘It’s time to look beyond the abs and explore the relationships they are promoting to exercise instead,’ writes life coach Sarah Doyle.

# fitness - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Forget about sit ups and crunches, these are the core exercises you should be doing

Personal trainer and physio Sarah Cremen on the best ways to train your core.

# fitness - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

How to warm up in the gym to avoid injuries Fitness This post contains videos

How to warm up in the gym to avoid injuries

If you’re making the gym a part of your life in 2017, make sure you don’t hurt yourself doing so.

# fitness - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

'Physical fitness is your mental fitness': Cork camogie star Ashling Thompson

She spoke to The42 about the increasing physicality of gaelic games, her fitness regime and her work with Red Bull.

Losing interest in the gym? Try these tips for structuring your workout routine Column This post contains videos

Losing interest in the gym? Try these tips for structuring your workout routine

A lot of people wave goodbye to their fitness goals at this time of year but with the right approach you can maintain your enthusiasm, writes David Last.

# fitness - Monday 23 January, 2017

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 - Sunday 22 January, 2017

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’.

# 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 - Friday 13 January, 2017

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.

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