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#Follow Fitness

# follow-fitness - Friday 28 September, 2018

4 top tips to help you look after your fitness while on the go
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4 top tips to help you look after your fitness while on the go

Sep 28th 2018, 4:05 PM 7,544 Views 2 Comments

“If it’s important to you, then you will make it happen,” writes personal trainer David Last.

# follow-fitness - Sunday 23 September, 2018

'There's something uniquely special about race day in the Park'
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From The42
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'There's something uniquely special about race day in the Park'

Sep 23rd 2018, 8:00 PM 3,636 Views 1 Comment

Saturday’s Dublin half marathon raised excitement ahead of next month’s main event, writes Ryan Bailey.

# follow-fitness - Friday 21 September, 2018

Fuelling for a marathon: 'Nailing your preparation is powerful for confidence'
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From The42
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Fuelling for a marathon: 'Nailing your preparation is powerful for confidence'

Sep 21st 2018, 11:50 AM 6,644 Views 0 Comments

Leinster Rugby and Dublin GAA nutritionist Daniel Davey on what to eat before, during and after 26.2 gruelling miles.

# follow-fitness - Monday 17 September, 2018

'No matter how much you've trained, you're plagued with self-doubt'
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From The42
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'No matter how much you've trained, you're plagued with self-doubt'

Sep 17th 2018, 7:30 AM 4,910 Views 0 Comments

With six weeks to go until the 2018 Dublin Marathon, The42′s Ryan Bailey is preparing to compete in the capital for the second time.

# follow-fitness - Friday 14 September, 2018

The fitness industry is booming in Ireland, but why are we fatter than ever before?
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From The42
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The fitness industry is booming in Ireland, but why are we fatter than ever before?

Sep 14th 2018, 6:00 AM 10,391 Views 18 Comments

Personal trainer David Last wonders why all of the hype surrounding exercise and healthy living isn’t reducing our waistlines.

# follow-fitness - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'It turns out training hard in the gym gets results, not magic movements'
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From The42
# Fitness

'It turns out training hard in the gym gets results, not magic movements'

Sep 11th 2018, 1:40 PM 7,859 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer Dean Merton outlines his top tips for getting back into the swing of things this Autumn.

# follow-fitness - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Getting back to business after summer - 5 tips to help ease you back into the gym
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From The42
# Fitness

Getting back to business after summer - 5 tips to help ease you back into the gym

Sep 6th 2018, 3:57 PM 4,567 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer David Last on how we can reset our goals heading towards the final part of the year.

# follow-fitness - Friday 17 August, 2018

Why choosing the right form of training is key to achieving your fitness goals
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From The42
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Why choosing the right form of training is key to achieving your fitness goals

Aug 17th 2018, 4:48 PM 5,576 Views 0 Comments

Quality over quantity is so important, writes personal trainer David Last.

'Back then I just played with the boys - now there's 220 girls at a ladies football summer camp in Fermoy'
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From The42
# Follow Journeys

'Back then I just played with the boys - now there's 220 girls at a ladies football summer camp in Fermoy'

Aug 17th 2018, 7:15 AM 5,684 Views 1 Comment

Saoirse Noonan writes about equality in sport and the road to Croker in her final column for The42.

# follow-fitness - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Follow Fitness: Jonny Holland and Saoirse Noonan on their 12-week journeys
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From The42
# Follow Fitness

Follow Fitness: Jonny Holland and Saoirse Noonan on their 12-week journeys

Aug 16th 2018, 8:44 PM 4,639 Views 0 Comments

We were joined by Jonny Holland and Saoirse Noonan to look back on the last 12 weeks.

# follow-fitness - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

'It's such a getaway. When I'm on the pitch, I don't have anything else to worry about'
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From The42
# Follow Journeys

'It's such a getaway. When I'm on the pitch, I don't have anything else to worry about'

Aug 8th 2018, 10:01 PM 5,191 Views 1 Comment

In her column this week, Saoirse Noonan looks at the many benefits of sport.

# follow-fitness - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Don't hide away from your goals: Setting clear, specific targets will make all the difference
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From The42
# Follow Fitness

Don't hide away from your goals: Setting clear, specific targets will make all the difference

Aug 7th 2018, 9:30 PM 16,777 Views 1 Comment

Now is the perfect time to take a good look at what you want from your fitness regime.

# follow-fitness - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Ain't nobody got time for that? How to make space in your week for exercise
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From The42
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Ain't nobody got time for that? How to make space in your week for exercise

Jul 31st 2018, 4:09 PM 8,443 Views 2 Comments

Jonny Holland helps tackle the number one excuse that keeps us from exercising: lack of time.

# follow-fitness - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

From nutrition and meal plans to training and unwinding - A day in the life of a rising dual star
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From The42
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From nutrition and meal plans to training and unwinding - A day in the life of a rising dual star

Jul 25th 2018, 7:15 PM 7,864 Views 2 Comments

In her latest weekly column, Cork footballer and Irish international Saoirse Noonan’s talks about striking the right balance between training, rest and nutrition.

# follow-fitness - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

'Setbacks are part of being successful': How to bounce back from problems with your training and diet
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From The42
# Follow Fitness

'Setbacks are part of being successful': How to bounce back from problems with your training and diet

Jul 24th 2018, 5:34 PM 8,090 Views 0 Comments

In his latest column, Jonny Holland looks at how to deal with setbacks and get your training back on track.

# follow-fitness - Monday 23 July, 2018

The beauty of running races: nerves, adrenaline and the thrill of crossing the line
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From The42
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The beauty of running races: nerves, adrenaline and the thrill of crossing the line

Jul 23rd 2018, 6:30 AM 3,980 Views 1 Comment

As Ryan Bailey’s training programme intensifies, last week’s Irish Runner 10 Mile provided an important checkpoint.

# follow-fitness - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Short and sweet, but effective! Try this intense 20-minute hill sprint and core workout
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From The42
# Follow Journeys

Short and sweet, but effective! Try this intense 20-minute hill sprint and core workout

Jul 18th 2018, 9:30 PM 10,384 Views 0 Comments

Stuck for time? Irish international and Cork football star Saoirse Noonan talks you through an alternative training session.

# follow-fitness - Thursday 12 July, 2018

'Is pre-season really that bad? For the first time in a while I felt I was missing out'
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From The42
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'Is pre-season really that bad? For the first time in a while I felt I was missing out'

Jul 12th 2018, 7:45 AM 12,257 Views 9 Comments

Former Munster out-half Jonny Holland on his experience of the toughest few weeks for any rugby player.

# follow-fitness - Monday 9 July, 2018

Leinster's revamped pre-season approach built around 'working holiday'
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From The42
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Leinster's revamped pre-season approach built around 'working holiday'

Jul 9th 2018, 6:30 AM 20,713 Views 29 Comments

‘In three weeks it’s hard for them to do a lot of damage or de-train,’ says the province’s head of athletic performance Charlie Higgins.

# follow-fitness - Thursday 5 July, 2018

'When playing rugby I refused to walk anywhere - but it's one of the best ways to make the most of a holiday'
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From The42
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'When playing rugby I refused to walk anywhere - but it's one of the best ways to make the most of a holiday'

Jul 5th 2018, 2:22 PM 16,007 Views 1 Comment

Former Munster out-half and personal trainer Jonny Holland on ways you can stay in shape on holiday.

# follow-fitness - Saturday 30 June, 2018

'Learn to run when feeling the pain - then push harder': Marathon training in the Irish heatwave
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From The42
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'Learn to run when feeling the pain - then push harder': Marathon training in the Irish heatwave

Jun 30th 2018, 10:30 AM 4,248 Views 0 Comments

Painful lessons from last year are fuelling Ryan Bailey’s desire to train harder this year – even in the good weather.

# follow-fitness - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Turn up the heat! How to train safely during spells of warm weather
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From The42
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Turn up the heat! How to train safely during spells of warm weather

Jun 28th 2018, 6:00 AM 5,645 Views 1 Comment

It’s important to heed some basic advice when it comes to training in high temperatures, writes personal trainer David Last.

# follow-fitness - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Why staying hydrated is important for your everyday health - particularly in warm weather
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From The42
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Why staying hydrated is important for your everyday health - particularly in warm weather

Jun 26th 2018, 6:00 AM 5,309 Views 0 Comments

Jonny Holland outlines how much water we need to be drinking per day, and the ways we can stay hydrated.

# follow-fitness - Thursday 21 June, 2018

'When I played for Munster, I brought bolognese on the plane instead of the processed food'
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From The42
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'When I played for Munster, I brought bolognese on the plane instead of the processed food'

Jun 21st 2018, 6:05 AM 15,139 Views 3 Comments

Jonny Holland offers his advice on how to maintain a balanced diet while also enjoying yourself on holiday this summer.

# follow-fitness - Friday 15 June, 2018

We know the benefits of early exercise - but how do you become a morning person?
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From The42
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We know the benefits of early exercise - but how do you become a morning person?

Jun 15th 2018, 3:16 PM 6,246 Views 3 Comments

Personal trainer David Last has a few tips.

# follow-fitness - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 12th 2018, 8:30 AM 13,130 Views 1 Comment

No gym, then there’s still no excuse.

# follow-fitness - Monday 11 June, 2018

If you consume a pre-workout energy drink, what should you look out for?
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From The42
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If you consume a pre-workout energy drink, what should you look out for?

Jun 11th 2018, 8:30 AM 9,707 Views 8 Comments

In his latest column, Jonny Holland takes a closer look at the phenomenon of energy drinks and pre-workout supplements.

# follow-fitness - Monday 4 June, 2018

'Even when nerves are getting the better of you before a big match, there’s always room for ice cream'
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From The42
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'Even when nerves are getting the better of you before a big match, there’s always room for ice cream'

Jun 4th 2018, 8:30 AM 7,604 Views 0 Comments

In his latest column for The42, Jonny Holland discusses pre-match meals.

# follow-fitness - Friday 1 June, 2018

Get out and active! Full body workouts you can do outdoors this summer
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From The42
# The Great Outdoors

Get out and active! Full body workouts you can do outdoors this summer

Jun 1st 2018, 8:30 AM 4,246 Views 3 Comments

Personal trainer David Last on how to bring your gym outside this bank holiday weekend.

# follow-fitness - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Thinking of running this year's Dublin Marathon? You're too late...
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From The42
# Running

Thinking of running this year's Dublin Marathon? You're too late...

May 31st 2018, 6:00 PM 7,235 Views 2 Comments

Race organisers ‘delighted’ to confirm 2018 edition is now full to capacity.

5 tips to help you mentally during the toughest parts of the Cork marathon this weekend
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From The42
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5 tips to help you mentally during the toughest parts of the Cork marathon this weekend

May 31st 2018, 11:03 AM 4,162 Views 1 Comment

Relax and enjoy it.

# follow-fitness - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

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

May 29th 2018, 10:35 AM 9,567 Views 3 Comments

Get on this routine.

# follow-fitness - Monday 28 May, 2018

Busting 5 myths about nutrition for amateur and professional athletes
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From The42
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Busting 5 myths about nutrition for amateur and professional athletes

May 28th 2018, 8:05 AM 12,730 Views 4 Comments

In his latest column, Jonny Holland explains what a lot of amateur athletes get wrong about their nutrition.

# follow-fitness - Friday 25 May, 2018

Don't just warm up, RAMP up before your next gym session
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From The42
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Don't just warm up, RAMP up before your next gym session

May 25th 2018, 11:28 AM 7,155 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer Dean Merton shares some in-depth advice.

# follow-fitness - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Boost productivity and improve sleep patterns - the benefits of early-morning exercise
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From The42
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Boost productivity and improve sleep patterns - the benefits of early-morning exercise

May 22nd 2018, 11:55 AM 4,179 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer David Last on why we should look to get our exercise in as early as possible.

# follow-fitness - Monday 21 May, 2018

'The gym is not an obsession, but it's not far off'
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From The42
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'The gym is not an obsession, but it's not far off'

May 21st 2018, 11:34 AM 26,412 Views 3 Comments

In his second fitness column for The42, former Munster out-half Jonny Holland discusses life after professionalism.

# follow-fitness - Sunday 20 May, 2018

5 of the most useful fitness resources to help you achieve your goals
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From The42
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5 of the most useful fitness resources to help you achieve your goals

May 20th 2018, 8:30 AM 6,852 Views 0 Comments

Apart from The42 of course.

'It's an amazing outlet, the release it gives you. Throw on your runners, it's so easy'
# Running For Life
From The42
# Running For Life

'It's an amazing outlet, the release it gives you. Throw on your runners, it's so easy'

May 20th 2018, 7:45 AM 5,996 Views 2 Comments

First marathon to Olympic marathon in a year, triathlons and rowing – Caitriona Jennings shares her story.

# follow-fitness - Thursday 17 May, 2018

7 of the most extreme endurance challenges in the world
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From The42
# Challenging

7 of the most extreme endurance challenges in the world

May 17th 2018, 10:09 AM 5,213 Views 2 Comments

Whoever said ‘Impossible is nothing’ had clearly never heard of these races.

# follow-fitness - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Work your body! Three of the best and most effective full body kettlebell workouts
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From The42
# Column

Work your body! Three of the best and most effective full body kettlebell workouts

May 15th 2018, 2:57 PM 6,670 Views 0 Comments

Here’s David Last’s weekly column.

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