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Exercise for your heart

Just like our other muscles, the heart needs to be exercised to work to its full potential. Being active is an important factor in maintaining cardiovascular wellbeing – it can lower your risk of heart attack and stroke. Did you know that achieving the recommended physical activity targets can reduce your mortality by up to 50 per cent?

'I can only write about immediate horror, like pulling a muscle in your back'

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SO COW'S last album found him pondering the effect of his thirties, both personal and social, on his life, but his latest opus is full blown self consciousness about middle age, social anxiety, and backaches.

Carbs are key for cyclists

It’s great to see so many people taking up cycling as a sport. The Tour de France started in England this year and is a long gruelling race that doesn’t finish up until July 27 in Paris. Although the Tour de France is the extreme end of the sport with 21 stages covering a mind-boggling 3,664km (that’s almost 2,280 miles), amateur cyclists cover the miles too - so it is important to have the right mix of fuel on board to combat fatigue and optimise performance.

Educogym Oranmore, getting the balance right

Today, there are more gyms in Ireland than ever before yet research shows that 90 per cent of people stop going to the gym after only six weeks.

Challenge yourself this winter with educogym

“Everyone has the perfect shape; they just need to know how to access it.” Tara McFadden of educogym explains how she can help change your life this winter.

Improve your life by changing your posture

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When you look in the mirror what do you see? An upright person with perfect posture or a stooped individual with hunched shoulders and drooping chin who looks years older than his/her age?

New year fitness at The Coast Club

While wanting to pursue an active lifestyle is certainly admirable, leaping into a new exercise regime without the proper preparation can result in debilitating injuries and painful ailments.

Spring into action

Strength training

Paralympic athletes: diet for success

Now that the Olympics are over, our nerves won’t get a chance to settle down before switching to the excitement of the Paralympic Games. Paralympics Ireland is sending a team of 49 athletes to the Games, and we hope they will emulate the success they had in Beijing when they took home three gold medals, one silver, and one bronze. Here in the Midlands we have a local interest with local hand cyclist, Mark Rohan from Ballinahown, competing.

CherryActive—the natural catalyst for sports performance

CherryActive is taken by pro and amateur athletes and fitness enthusiasts, serious about getting the most out of their training programmes. CherryActive has been shown to speed up recovery after workouts and training session, helping take your fitness training and sports performance to the next level.

 

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