Category: Fitness

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Step out for Croi

We’re big fans of Croi here at Sláinte and delighted to see a new 5km night run planned for October 16th in Galway…

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Ryan’s 1,400km cycle in nine days

Ryan O’Reilly is no stranger to cycling but he’s stepping it up a notch next week when he embarks on a cycling challenge from John O’Groats in Scotland to Land’s End in Cornwall, alone with...

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Could you swim for a mile?

Fancy a new challenge to boost your fitness regime? If you’re someone who can swim a few lengths and likes a challenge, then get yourself signed up for Swim Ireland’s Swim for a Mile challenge.

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Good for the sole

Well done, you’ve decided to take up running – it’s a sport that needs little equipment to start, with the exception of the shoes. Now if you’re planning to dig out your old trainers...

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Get 100% from your gym workout

Want to make the most of every second in the gym. It’s time to avoid the top time-wasters… Here’s what you need to know. Quit the countless reps Doing hundreds of repetitions with light...

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Meet your new masseuse…the foam roller

Many gyms have foam rollers these days – but do you actually know what to do with them? Currently the darling of the fitness world and the cure-all for many different aches, there’s no...

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Bikini body fitness challenge

The sun came out today, and it reminded me that it’s almost Spring and nearly time to put away the wooly jumpers… If that thought makes you nervous, have no fear! Get started on...

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How to start running

Running fever has hit Ireland and it’s no surprise why. Running is a brilliant way to lose weight and keep fit. But it can be daunting if you’ve never run before, especially if you...

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Yoga: the sun salutation…

Master the “Sun Salutation” – a series of 12 postures that link together with a sequence of forward and backward bending movements.   Each movement is co-ordinated with breath. Inhale as you extend or...