Sport & Fitness

Nootropics…winning the mental game

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Posted on: 15th May, 2017 in Sport & Fitness

We’re all looking for that edge. The one little thing that will make us one per cent better. For years, fitness and nutrition companies have focused on getting us physically ready for exercise. They brainwashed us into thinking we needed...

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Ballineen athlete setting a strong pace

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Posted on: 15th May, 2017 in Sport & Fitness

Ballineen native Phil Healy has enjoyed a strong start to the 2017 athletics season. The West Cork athlete reached the semi-finals of the European Athletics Indoor Championships, which were held in Belgrade in March. The Bandon AC member finished sixth...

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Tips for a ‘summer’ body

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Posted on: 15th May, 2017 in Sport & Fitness

Did you get to enjoy the mid-April gift of sunshine? We did, my baby and I. We went for short walks and long walks; sat on the beach and threw rocks or watched the birds in the garden. As we...

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Summer tummy: What it really takes to get six pack abs

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Posted on: 11th April, 2017 in Sport & Fitness

How many people do you know who have six pack abs? I’d hazard a guess that there aren’t too many. Having a rock hard mid-section, with chiselled abdominal muscles, is extremely hard to get. For most people, it takes a...

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Castlehaven is hungry for glory again

Liam Collins

Posted on: 11th April, 2017 in Sport & Fitness

Castlehaven GAA Club have turned to a steady pair of hands in their former star full back Liam Collins to guide their senior football team this season. This represents a first managerial role for the talismanic figure who carved out...

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HIIT at home

Posted on: 11th April, 2017 in Sport & Fitness

Thank you for tuning into my column again. As summer gets closer, jackets and sweaters come off, and for some of us, there’s also a wish to shed a few pounds along with the winter clothes. If you are not...

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Pastures new for Shane Crowley

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Posted on: 7th March, 2017 in Sport & Fitness

Former O’Donovan Rossa dual player and football coach Shane Crowley has moved on to pastures new this season. Shane has accepted the challenge of taking over the reigns of the reigning county champions Carbery Rangers for the 2017 season. Shane...

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Community fitness with Howling Heart

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Posted on: 7th March, 2017 in Sport & Fitness

Howling Heart Fitness in Clonakilty is located at the top of McCurtain Hill on the site of the old railway line. These days the first stop at this platform is fitness – something that strength and conditioning instructors Eithne Harte...

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