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# active - Friday 8 September, 2017

'Sitting is the new smoking': Health experts warn that Irish adults are not active enough
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# Get Walking

'Sitting is the new smoking': Health experts warn that Irish adults are not active enough

Sep 8th 2017, 8:02 AM 16,439 Views 37 Comments

A new survey finds that the 18-24 age group may be the least physically active amongst all adults.

# active - Friday 16 September, 2016

No time to go to the gym? Here are 7 exercises you can do at home
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No time to go to the gym? Here are 7 exercises you can do at home

Sep 16th 2016, 2:11 PM 42,019 Views 7 Comments

And you could win an activity weekend away worth €500 thanks to Udo’s Oil.

# active - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Kids who spend time in nature are more relaxed - here are 8 tips to get them outdoors
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Kids who spend time in nature are more relaxed - here are 8 tips to get them outdoors

Sep 8th 2016, 3:10 PM 19,732 Views 14 Comments

And away from the television.

# active - Monday 11 July, 2016

Samsung defends S7 Active after it fails water test
# Shortcoming
# Shortcoming

Samsung defends S7 Active after it fails water test

Jul 11th 2016, 3:55 PM 24,129 Views 23 Comments

It has the same water-resistance rating as the S7 and S7 Edge, but was unable to function after being placed in water for 30 minutes.

# active - Thursday 17 March, 2016

People who use public transport have lower fat percentage than those who drive to work
# Commute
# Commute

People who use public transport have lower fat percentage than those who drive to work

Mar 17th 2016, 6:15 AM 7,973 Views 36 Comments

Commuters who only used public transport also had lower BMI compared to car-users.

# active - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Opinion: Dublin is a great place to live, but not necessarily when you're old
# Age Friendly
# Age Friendly

Opinion: Dublin is a great place to live, but not necessarily when you're old

Sep 11th 2014, 8:00 PM 360 Views 35 Comments

By 2041, the number of people in this country over the age of 65 is predicted to reach 1.4 million.

# active - Sunday 12 January, 2014

How your smartphone can help you get active
# Workout
# Workout

How your smartphone can help you get active

Jan 12th 2014, 9:00 AM 21,905 Views 25 Comments

If you’re thinking about getting active but don’t know where to start, your smartphone can help you out.

# active - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Take a hike: Digital wristbands prompt users with fit tips
# Smart Fitness
# Smart Fitness

Take a hike: Digital wristbands prompt users with fit tips

Nov 16th 2013, 5:30 PM 12,690 Views 3 Comments

The second-generation UP24 band will tell you when to sleep more, exercise more (and, probably, eat less).

# active - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Kevin Nolan: 'I can show it's possible to have an active lifestyle with diabetes'
# Dubs Star
From The42
# Dubs Star

Kevin Nolan: 'I can show it's possible to have an active lifestyle with diabetes'

Aug 28th 2013, 3:19 PM 10,706 Views 9 Comments

The Dublin footballer on the challenges of playing sport while being a coeliac and having Type 1 diabetes.

# active - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Hey lazybones, good news: scientists say laziness could be genetic
# Get Off The Couch
# Get Off The Couch

Hey lazybones, good news: scientists say laziness could be genetic

Apr 13th 2013, 8:45 AM 6,794 Views 25 Comments

It’s not you, it’s your genes…

# active - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Column: I have Asperger's and I like being "different"
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I have Asperger's and I like being "different"

Feb 23rd 2013, 7:00 PM 1,632 Views 142 Comments

Fionn Hamill is a young boy who has Asperger’s Syndrome. Here he explains why he loves the way he is and how he never wishes he was any different.

# active - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Guess which sport 230,000 Irish adults participate in every week?
# Let's Get Physical
# Let's Get Physical

Guess which sport 230,000 Irish adults participate in every week?

Jan 29th 2013, 1:11 PM 25,972 Views 33 Comments

A new ESRI study has found that almost 7 per cent of adults take part in one specific sport every week.

# active - Saturday 22 December, 2012

11 things Santa gets up to in his spare time
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From The42
# Christmas

11 things Santa gets up to in his spare time

Dec 22nd 2012, 9:01 AM 4,179 Views 1 Comment

With only one night of work a year, the jolly fella likes to keep busy with sport.

# active - Monday 17 December, 2012

Olympians live longer than the rest of us
# Longer Lifespan
# Longer Lifespan

Olympians live longer than the rest of us

Dec 17th 2012, 1:27 PM 5,444 Views 14 Comments

On average Olympic athletes live 2.8 years longer than non-Olympians.

# active - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Second New Zealand volcano 'burps' after eruption
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Second New Zealand volcano 'burps' after eruption

Aug 8th 2012, 9:25 AM 3,481 Views 2 Comments

The threatened eruption comes just days after a long-dorman mountain erupted.

# active - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

WATCH: Vladimir Putin scores winning goal in amateurs v legends ice hockey match
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From The42
# Active

WATCH: Vladimir Putin scores winning goal in amateurs v legends ice hockey match

May 9th 2012, 5:32 PM 354 Views 2 Comments

The Russian president’s talents know no limits, it appears.