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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 - Thursday 25 May, 2017

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

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 - 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

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

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

From TheJournal.ie Fitness goals: 'Be specific. Choose something concrete like running 5K in 30 minutes' Column

Fitness goals: 'Be specific. Choose something concrete like running 5K in 30 minutes'

If the first quarter of the year hasn’t gone well, start re-thinking your fitness goals now, writes Carl Cautley.

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

Personal trainer David Last shares two of his favourite recipes.

# 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

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'I've discovered the joy of doing a fitness activity with others' Fitness

Column: 'I've discovered the joy of doing a fitness activity with others'

There is no ideal image that you must measure up to in order to become involved in fitness, writes Christine Allen.

# 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.

# 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

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 - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

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.

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