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7 day challenge in 5 days !!

In the past I have done 7 day challenges with the crew eliminating all the crap from their diet. I would start on Sunday and be going great until Thursday or Friday but by Saturday I would be back to square one.   Although my diet would be decent I love my coffee, don’t drink enough […]

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Invest in yourself

I received this email  yesterday after I sent out the ‘Lead and they will follow’ email. ********************* Hi, I’m interested in starting the box fit classes. I’m 33, I’ve no muscle and I’m very very unfit (long time smoker) and don’t know if I’d be able for it. Is there a beginners class I could […]

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Lead and they will follow

Back in work mode this morning, took yesterday off to spend some time with the family down in Leitrim, Flat out all weekend, On Saturday after the Dawn run I travelled to Galway for a seminar with Andy McKenzie on core strength training. He worked on drills that people really need to be doing with our […]

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Hangover from HELL

Ever have one of those nights that your out on the town and its 4 am before you know and man you know your going to suffer in the morning, Only just recovered now from Friday night myself Staff party followed by my cousins post weddings drinks in Café n Sine. Mother of all hangovers […]

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All Great

  Hope you had a great weekend. Depending on what activities you were up too will determine your energy levels this morning. There was a time I would be recovering today from a heavy weekend in  Kilkenny at the Cats laughs festival, all night benders and the hangover cure to get me going again ( ah the good old days) But with a 10 month old on tow […]

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Reasons to eat Carbs

Here is the 3rd instalment of the week, and here we look at carbohydrates. Often demonized, I’m sure you have all heard about low carb diets etc so here are some pointers on why we need it. 1. It fuel’s maximal, glycolitic, exercise performance. Don’t think not eating carbs, over time, will make you perform […]

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Reasons to eat protein

This week I am  covering some basic nutrition pointers. Yesterdays email looked at fats, today we will look at why we need protein. 1. It builds and repairs everything in your body. Not just muscles, all cellular tissues. So yep, it’s pretty important. 2. It supports your muscle mass, which in part supports your metabolism, so yes even […]

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Can I have a drink & not ruin my training/weightloss

  It’s a sunny weekend on the cards so the temptation of a few drinks this weekend, will be hard for many to resist.   Especially if you have been trying so hard this week & feeling good & positive after the detox It is worth taking a minute before you sabotage all of your efforts on […]

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#Believe

  On this day 60 years ago Roger Bannister broke the sub 4 minute mile at a race meeting in Oxford. This world rocord has long since been broken but at the time it was a huge event. Everyone had said at the time that it couldn’t be done. But Bannister believed he could do […]

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