# fitness - Today’s News
Remember to keep warm and loose.
Or how to go from feeling like Mo Farah to Homer Simpson in five easy miles.
With the Dublin Marathon taking place on Monday, here are some feelings that every amateur athlete will relate to.
# fitness - Yesterday’s News
If you’re even contemplating a long run, this is an essential read.
This exercise requires a tremendous amount of fitness and power to carry out.
That morning jog you love in summer can become a chore in winter.
# fitness - Thursday 23 October, 2014
A study by American scientists Riley and Buxton found that up to and including four coffees a day doesn’t actually dehydrate you.
A conservative estimate is probably €1,000 in terms of cost, but we reckon we can kit you out for a third of that.
# fitness - Wednesday 22 October, 2014
Warning: there is absolutely no coffee in this diet.
This week Aidan Curran guides us through the final few days before the big race.
Devour the carbs after training and more useful nuggets of information.
# fitness - Tuesday 21 October, 2014
Try this session once a week and we guarantee you results….rapid ones.
# fitness - Monday 20 October, 2014
Jean Murphy, a Dublin-based dietitian, has some advice for athletes.
They had to borrow money for the fare.
Measuring improvements in your fitness levels is vital, writes John O’Regan.
# fitness - Sunday 19 October, 2014
Make an hour or two in your life for this – you won’t regret it.
# fitness - Friday 17 October, 2014
One of the country’s top middle-distance athletes on when to buy new footwear.
# fitness - Thursday 16 October, 2014
Work on your core instead of getting the kettle on during Homeland.
Coco pops? Is there Coco Pops?
# fitness - Wednesday 15 October, 2014
This week Aidan Curran looks at the Dublin City Marathon’s hills.
Peru’s Jungle Ultra is mostly downhill, dropping 10,500 feet from the cloud forest down into the Amazon.
# fitness - Tuesday 14 October, 2014
Your sleep, vitamins and vaccines are important factors to keeping you healthy.
# fitness - Monday 13 October, 2014
Boris Diaw has one of the best, most unusual, contract clauses.
# fitness - Sunday 12 October, 2014
Endurance challenges are becoming more commonplace, but what are we trying to prove?
# fitness - Saturday 11 October, 2014
It’s the weekend, baby!
Two specialised centres have opened in Ireland recently to cater for the increase in popularity of the sport.
# fitness - Friday 10 October, 2014
When push comes to squat in the Munster weight room, the lock says, “you’d swear it was European Cup final day.”
Carbs are ‘yesterday’s news’ for the elite endurance athletes.
The Belfast native chats to us about his new film and inspiring thousands of people to run.
From Strava to Runkeeper, there’s plenty of choice.
# fitness - Thursday 9 October, 2014
Sign up for a race, buy new gear and get out there this winter.
# fitness - Wednesday 8 October, 2014
Get on your bike and ride!
# fitness - Tuesday 7 October, 2014
This week Aidan Curran discusses tapering.
Don’t mind if it’s ugly. It’s about function over fashion for the next few months.
# fitness - Monday 6 October, 2014
You’re gonna need a hose-down after looking at these.
There’s still loads of time to get ready for this year’s event.
# fitness - Saturday 4 October, 2014
Bad timing, hogging the machines and other traps you can easily fall into.
How about working some rest into your routine, tough guy?
You probably have a great engine after running for so many buses.