Sport & Fitness

A look back at Ireland’s biggest beach workout!

Posted on: 3rd August, 2017 in Sport & Fitness

The night before I had carefully planned the workout that we were going to do on the day. That may sound like a simple task, but there were many factors to think about. I was going to be dealing with...

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Stretch, bend and squat

Posted on: 3rd August, 2017 in Sport & Fitness

It could sound like a headline from the new ’Movement’ fitness fad, but in reality, this was a phrase I would hear almost every day as a toddler.  As I mentioned in my column last month, the Danish national radio...

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Another season of thrilling wins for West Cork jockey

Posted on: 3rd August, 2017 in Sport & Fitness

West Cork professional horse racing jockey Noel Fehily has enjoyed considerable success during his professional career with notable triumphs, which include winning both the King George VI Chase and the prestigious Champion Hurdle in Cheltenham on two occasions. Noel enjoyed...

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Lee’s and Nils: West Cork clubs in the city

Posted on: 4th July, 2017 in Features

Gaelic football in Cork has always been strongest in the west of the rebel county while hurling claimed dominance in the city, but in the late 19th century, two football clubs with a West Cork flavour sprung up on the...

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Denise reveals fierce drive behind rowing success

Posted on: 29th June, 2017 in Sport & Fitness

Skibbereen RC member Denise Walsh has made a brilliant start to the rowing season. The talented rower delivered a sensational performance, which enabled her to recently capture a silver medal at the European Championships in Racice, Czech Republic. She quickly...

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Take the ‘HIIT’ in your golden years

Posted on: 29th June, 2017 in Sport & Fitness

Whatever your age, habits are something we learn from early on and keep picking up throughout life. Good habits like brushing teeth and poor ones like smoking stick with us unless we make an effort to change them. Habits –...

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Cork gearing up for a good campaign

Posted on: 9th June, 2017 in Sport & Fitness

Cork senior football manager Peadar Healy has endured a tough spell in charge of the Rebels since he took over from Brian Cuthbert. The Cork footballers have at times struggled for consistency, but the Ballyvourney native, who works as a...

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Nootropics…winning the mental game

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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