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Bootcamp training in Autumn 2015

Heading  back into another autumn program in Our Ladys School Terenure. This is my 4th year training people here after starting out in 2011. Its been a great journey and I have been very fortunate to have met some great people in which I hope have gained from training with myself and the other  trainers. […]

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Bodyweight Conditioning drills that can be done anywhere

Here’s some bodyweight drills that will not only help you get a stronger core and upper body butill really help your mobility. We do these at the start of a session but you can do it at home and increase the intensity by increasing the rep’s or  slowing down the moves.  Try them out at […]

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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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Upcoming races

We are really lucky to be in the middle of a running boom, where there are races and events on every weekend to suit the casual runner/walker to the serious runner. There are lots of  events  on in Dublin and surrounding areas over the next few months. Always good to have a goal  and one of the […]

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Gary O’Hanlon

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Age Proof Your Body

Your 20’s is when your body as at its peak in terms of flexibility, VO2 Max (how much oxygen your body can transport and use when exercising), metabolic rate, strength and your muscles responds to exercise. Your bone mass is also at its peak so its vital to do weight-bearing exercises and eat plenty of calcium to build a […]

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Build Strength and Burn Calories at home

Workout out in the home In this blog I just want to give a simple workout that you can do when you have 10 minutes to spare in the morning or in the evening. Personally I try to do this workout in the morning. Just set your alarm 10 minutes early and then hit the […]

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Get off that Couch

Just start running! After telling a friend back in October 2009 that I was running in the Dublin Marathon he asked me in a wide eyed expression ‘how do you even start to train for a race that long’? My answer was simply just get out there and run. I meet him again the following summer […]

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What it means to get your “second wind”

I’m sure you have all heard footballers, runners etc complain that over the first few minutes of a game or race, they feel terrible and it takes a while for the body to get going. Why does this happen I hear you ask. First of all when we start running our core temperature is 37 […]

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