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Fitness

# fitness - Today’s News

250 kilometres in under 24 hours, Ireland’s toughest race is back

Organisers of The Race do not expect all of the 100 competitors to complete the challenging yet gruelling course.

# fitness - Yesterday’s News

Training Tech: Five steps to the perfect lunge

Because you can never do enough leg work.

# fitness - Saturday 19 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Children with autism and their families run a marathon every day’ The Cause

‘Children with autism and their families run a marathon every day’

Denzil Jacobs is doing something mental this summer…

# fitness - Friday 18 July, 2014

45kg, 5ft gymnast Kacy Catanzaro absolutely bossed US television’s toughest obstacle course HEROINE This post contains videos

45kg, 5ft gymnast Kacy Catanzaro absolutely bossed US television’s toughest obstacle course

That’s a whole lot of athlete in a tiny, tiny package.

# fitness - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Training Tech: Five steps to the perfect push-up

The original core exercise, but are you doing it right?

# fitness - Monday 7 July, 2014

From Business ETC How much should you spend on fitness every month? Pump It Up This post contains a poll

How much should you spend on fitness every month?

More and more people are trying to get fit in Ireland – but what’s an appropriate amount to spend?

# fitness - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 15 thoughts everyone on a diet has at lunchtime Sad Desk Lunch

15 thoughts everyone on a diet has at lunchtime

Office lunchtime is the undisputed enemy of the dieter.

# fitness - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

It’s not too late to start training for the Dublin Marathon

But you’d want to get your proverbial skates (and literal runners) on very soon.

# fitness - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Training tech: 6 steps to the perfect plank

All you need is a floor and some elbows and you’re away.

# fitness - Monday 30 June, 2014

From Business ETC How to: predict athlete injuries (and make a business) from big data How To

How to: predict athlete injuries (and make a business) from big data

A county Dublin start-up is helping hyper-competitive sports teams get insights and competitive from a mass of information.

# fitness - Sunday 29 June, 2014

In pictures: Waterford on its marks for Viking Marathon

Runners in the sunny south-east made it a successful event this weekend.

# fitness - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Sports you should definitely try this summer… rowing

“Not everyone can be Steve Redgrave, but whatever size or shape you are you can get into a boat and get stuck into it.”

# fitness - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Training tech: 5 steps to the perfect squat

Whether you’re planning on geting fit or just chasing better results, the squat should be a core part of your routine.

# fitness - Friday 20 June, 2014

From Business ETC Apple thinks millions of people will want to buy its smartwatch IWatch

Apple thinks millions of people will want to buy its smartwatch

Shipments of the device, which is expected to be released in October, is estimated to total between 10 million and 15 million units by the end of 2014.

From Business ETC The Big Idea: High end training that pays for itself The Big Idea

The Big Idea: High end training that pays for itself

When Ciaran Ruddock was let go from Leinster, himself and a friend opened their own boutique gym – they explain their Big Idea to TheJournal.ie

# fitness - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Some UFC fighters have decided to mix MMA and skydiving FCS This post contains videos

Some UFC fighters have decided to mix MMA and skydiving

Don’t try this at home kids.

# fitness - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Sports you should definitely try this summer… open water swimming

We asked Ireland’s leading 10km swimmer Chris Bryan what you need before dipping your toe in the water.

# fitness - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

One of our writers has been given an 8-week challenge to get in shape

When Maxinutrition offered TheScore.ie the chance to take part in a transformation fitness programme, Ben Blake drew the short straw.

Your workout isn’t done ’til you’ve completed these routine gym exercises

Put that ghetto blaster away and keep it simple.

# fitness - Monday 9 June, 2014

5 common mistakes inexperienced athletes make about nutrition

Probably best you don’t eat that, RG3.

# fitness - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Ironman triathlon is coming to Dublin for the first time next year

Leo Varadkar announced today that the world famous endurance race will take place in Ireland in 2015 and 2016.

# fitness - Monday 2 June, 2014

Here’s how nutrition is managed for the Irish rugby squad on tour to Argentina

We caught up with IRFU nutritionist Dr Ruth Wood-Martin before she headed off to South America ahead of the squad.

# fitness - Friday 30 May, 2014

Want to head along to some live sport over the long weekend?

Whether you’re into Mini-Marathons, full Marathons or open water swimming, Ireland has just the thing over the next three days.

# fitness - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Sports you should definitely try this summer… surfing

We’re surfing Ballybunion.

# fitness - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Teamwork the key as cycling club go 750km To Kells and Back for charity

The fledgling Kilkenny club aim to make the four-day round trip into an annual event.

# fitness - Friday 23 May, 2014

Adrenaline, athletes and ‘all the elements of a beach party’ to hit Dublin all weekend

From humble beginnings, the Battle of the Bay festival will host international competitions in kite-surfing and wakeboarding this weekend.

# fitness - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Sports you should definitely try this summer… water-skiing

Get up, stand up (but don’t lean forward),

# fitness - Sunday 18 May, 2014

The men battling blisters and ‘nonsense’ to complete the 130km Wicklow Way hike in 48 hours

John Murphy and Chris Flood are planning to hike the whole way from Dublin to Clonegal in aid of the Irish Cancer Society.

# fitness - Saturday 17 May, 2014

There’s a mentality that Irish people can’t win unless they cheat, it’s all wrong – Heffernan

The world champion is paving the way for the next generation, but pleads that more support be put in place for elite and developing athletes.

# fitness - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Weightlifting, walking and getting lapped by 80-year-olds: How Derval recovered

The hurdler has had to learn to walk (and swim) before she can run again.

# fitness - Friday 9 May, 2014

Take a scary ride with us down Ireland’s best downhill biking course Thrill Seekers This post contains videos

Take a scary ride with us down Ireland’s best downhill biking course

Rostrevor in County Down is the perfect biking trail for amateurs and thrill-seekers alike.

# fitness - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

The GAA and Glanbia are launching a new Protein Milk

Coming soon to a shop near you…

# fitness - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

5 of our favourite fitness apps for May

Bodybuilding, running and a caffeine tracker all feature this month.

# fitness - Monday 5 May, 2014

Freddy Sittuk wins Belfast Marathon while Kildare man takes wheelchair prize Belfaster This post contains images

# fitness - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Galway personal trainer plans world record attempt at first ever Irish Tough Mudder

The world famous obstacle course comes to Dublin in October.

# fitness - Saturday 3 May, 2014

7 simple fitness tips that will improve your rugby game

We spoke to Munster’s Strength and Conditioning coach Aled Walters to get his advice on the subtle differences that can transform your game.

# fitness - Friday 2 May, 2014

Want to head along to some live sport over the long weekend?

Here’s a taster of what your options are between now and Monday.

# fitness - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

‘Run With Us’ around Ireland to get yourself ready for the long weekend Go The Distance This post contains videos

‘Run With Us’ around Ireland to get yourself ready for the long weekend

Four provinces in two minutes and five seconds. Beat that.

Stay flexible without leaving your desk by doing these three stretches

Tighten up your swivel chair and straighten up your spine because you’re about to feel much better.

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