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#Exercise

# exercise - Monday 25 February, 2019

Opinion: There is a wonder-drug that all schools should be prescribing

Exercise should be viewed as medicine. Indeed, if exercise could be prescribed as a pill, it would be the most prescribed drug on the planet, writes Professor Niall Moyna.

# exercise - Sunday 10 February, 2019

New fabric automatically cools or insulates based on its environment

Before people realise they’re getting hot, the garment could already be cooling them down.

# exercise - Monday 21 January, 2019

Want to make your shopping trip healthier? Here's some advice

More than one-third of supermarket products on special offer are high in fat, sugar and salt.

# exercise - Friday 9 November, 2018

Poll: Are you getting the recommended 2.5 hours of exercise each week? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you getting the recommended 2.5 hours of exercise each week?

Adults between the age of 18 to 64 are supposed to get 150 minutes of physical activity each week.

# exercise - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

One fifth of obese 13-year-olds in Ireland believe they are just the right weight

A new report published today noted similar findings among parents of obese children.

# exercise - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Workers who stand as well as sit 'perform better and are happier'

Some offices have introduced sit-stand desks.

# exercise - Sunday 7 October, 2018

'You forget your aches': Older Dubliners are taking over the Mansion House each week for a unique fitness class Don't Stop This post contains videos

'You forget your aches': Older Dubliners are taking over the Mansion House each week for a unique fitness class

The 12-week programme is aimed at older adults and run by non-profit organisation Siel Bleu Ireland.

# exercise - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

From The42 LeBron James reportedly spends $1.5 million per year to take care of his body — here's where it goes The King

# exercise - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Goodbye gym guilt, hello exercise pills? The future of staying in shape

No more boring hours on the exercise bike? Eh, sign us up.

# exercise - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

4 events for... yoga enthusiasts in need of a grand stretch

Namaste your way through the weekend.

# exercise - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

From The42 The half-an-hour home exercise circuit which requires no equipment, just you Follow Fitness

The half-an-hour home exercise circuit which requires no equipment, just you

No gym, then there’s still no excuse.

# exercise - Saturday 2 June, 2018

This is how much exercise is needed to help improve thinking skills

Scientists found that people who exercised an average of at least 52 hours over about six months for around an hour each session may improve their thinking skills.

# exercise - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

From The42 Looking for the ultimate upper body home workout? Try these  4 push-up exercises Follow Fitness

# exercise - Friday 11 May, 2018

From The42 Training for a triathlon? Here's a 5-step stretching routine to help with the cycling leg Training

Training for a triathlon? Here's a 5-step stretching routine to help with the cycling leg

Muscle pulls are a disaster and this will help you avoid them.

# exercise - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Living near a green space may not have any impact on obesity

New research found obesity levels in the greenest areas were actually higher than those with a medium amount of green space.

# exercise - Sunday 4 March, 2018

This Swedish company is making on-the-job exercise compulsory

Every Friday, employees retailer Bjorn Borg leave their desks at the company’s Stockholm headquarters to go to the gym.

# exercise - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Less than one-third of adults get enough exercise, but some workplaces want to change that

It’s recommended that adults get 30 minutes of moderate activity five times a week.

# exercise - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Poll: How much exercise will you get this weekend? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: How much exercise will you get this weekend?

Are those new year resolutions holding up okay, three weeks in?

# exercise - Friday 19 January, 2018

Bikram yoga is 'no more effective than yoga practiced at room temperature'

This type of yoga is carried out in a room heated to 35–42 degrees Celsius.

# exercise - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Tips to quell anger when you feel it rising

From exercise and self-reflection to counting your breaths, we found some tips that might help with managing your anger.

# exercise - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Poll: Are you taking part in a mass swim or run on Christmas Day? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you taking part in a mass swim or run on Christmas Day?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# exercise - Friday 3 November, 2017

Poll: How often do you take a long walk? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you take a long walk?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# exercise - Friday 8 September, 2017

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

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

From The42 How often should you work out? Making sure you don't train too little, or too much, for your fitness goals Fitness

How often should you work out? Making sure you don't train too little, or too much, for your fitness goals

Dean Merton helps you to find the training load that’s right for you.

# exercise - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Do you think you're lazier than your friends? Well, stop. It's bad for you

The researchers say the importance of mindsets in health needs to be taken more seriously.

# exercise - Friday 9 June, 2017

From The42 The impressive workouts Alison Brie did to get in shape for her new wrestling show Wooooo

# exercise - Monday 1 May, 2017

From The42 The best thing to eat before and after you exercise, according to the physiologist behind the viral 7-minute workout Nutrition

# exercise - Monday 17 April, 2017

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.

# exercise - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Poll: Are you happy with the amount of exercise you're getting each day? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you happy with the amount of exercise you're getting each day?

The average Irish person is getting just 48 minutes of moderate exercise each week.

# exercise - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

'A potential catastrophe': 9 in 10 teens have not mastered basic exercise skills

Researchers are teaming up with the GAA to help change this.

# exercise - Friday 27 January, 2017

From The42 5 key points to keeping a healthy relationship with exercise Life Coach

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.

# exercise - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

From The42 8 of the most common exercise and nutrition myths to avoid in 2017 Mythbusters

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.

# exercise - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Weekend exercise may be as good as daily trips to the gym

‘Weekend warriors’ appear to lower their risk of dying about as much as people who exercise more regularly.

# exercise - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Sugar-free drinks won't help you lose weight

New research says there is no solid evidence to support claims the drinks help prevent obesity.

# exercise - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

From The42 Sports can help you live longer, but some have a bigger effect than others Fitness

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

All exercise is good, some exercise is better.

# exercise - Friday 21 October, 2016

A mock firefight and IED blast: Irish soldiers prepare for Lebanon

The troops will be working as part of the United Nations alongside Finnish and Estonian troops.

# exercise - Friday 23 September, 2016

Bored and broke? Here are some free things to do this weekend

Bored and out of money? We’ve got some suggestions for free things to do.

# exercise - Friday 16 September, 2016

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

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

# exercise - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Don't get the recommended amount of exercise? You could be at risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Sinead Powell from Diabetes Ireland outlines the risk factors and symptoms of diabetes, and how to manage the condition.

# exercise - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Poll: Do you get an hour's exercise every day? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you get an hour's exercise every day?

A new study shows that office workers must cycle, run or walk briskly for around an hour to offset the debilitating effects of a desk job.

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