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Poll: Are you getting more or less exercise since the latest restrictions were introduced?
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Poll: Are you getting more or less exercise since the latest restrictions were introduced?

Feb 7th 2021, 9:46 AM 51,837 Views 71 Comments

The restrictions permit exercise within 5km of your home, but are you getting out for more walks or runs this time?

Poll: Should joggers and cyclists have to wear face masks?
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Poll: Should joggers and cyclists have to wear face masks?

Jan 27th 2021, 8:54 AM 92,417 Views 228 Comments

The WHO doesn’t think they should, but others disagree.

Poll: Do you plan to exercise more over the next six weeks?
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Poll: Do you plan to exercise more over the next six weeks?

Oct 22nd 2020, 8:41 AM 36,603 Views 79 Comments

The country is under Level 5 restrictions until 1 December.

Young people who play sports show lower levels of anxiety and depression, study says
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Young people who play sports show lower levels of anxiety and depression, study says

Oct 12th 2020, 6:00 AM 13,325 Views 15 Comments

Researchers surveyed more than 5,000 11-20-year-olds late last year.

84 Irish parks and gardens win Green Flag award
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84 Irish parks and gardens win Green Flag award

Sep 17th 2020, 4:14 PM 29,448 Views 9 Comments

There were 14 awards for community-run spaces across the country.

Poll: Are you getting more or less exercise since restrictions were introduced?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Are you getting more or less exercise since restrictions were introduced?

Apr 24th 2020, 9:34 AM 42,467 Views 63 Comments

Many people are living a more sedentary existence because of the Covid-19 measures.

Poll: How often do you take a long walk?
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Poll: How often do you take a long walk?

Mar 18th 2020, 10:48 AM 33,888 Views 32 Comments

Every day? Every week? Less often than that?

Poll: Do you think you get enough physical activity?
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Poll: Do you think you get enough physical activity?

Nov 22nd 2019, 9:28 AM 20,870 Views 53 Comments

Seven in 10 adolescents in Ireland don’t, according to a new study.

Opinion: There is a wonder-drug that all schools should be prescribing
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Opinion: There is a wonder-drug that all schools should be prescribing

Feb 25th 2019, 7:00 AM 57,793 Views 14 Comments

Exercise should be viewed as medicine. Indeed, if exercise could be prescribed as a pill, it would be the most prescribed drug on the planet, writes Professor Niall Moyna.

New fabric automatically cools or insulates based on its environment
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# Hot And Cold

New fabric automatically cools or insulates based on its environment

Feb 10th 2019, 4:00 PM 26,532 Views 17 Comments

Before people realise they’re getting hot, the garment could already be cooling them down.

Want to make your shopping trip healthier? Here's some advice
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# Special Offers

Want to make your shopping trip healthier? Here's some advice

Jan 21st 2019, 10:21 AM 25,939 Views 18 Comments

More than one-third of supermarket products on special offer are high in fat, sugar and salt.

Poll: Are you getting the recommended 2.5 hours of exercise each week?
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Poll: Are you getting the recommended 2.5 hours of exercise each week?

Nov 9th 2018, 9:19 AM 30,231 Views 50 Comments

Adults between the age of 18 to 64 are supposed to get 150 minutes of physical activity each week.

One fifth of obese 13-year-olds in Ireland believe they are just the right weight
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# Growing Up In Ireland

One fifth of obese 13-year-olds in Ireland believe they are just the right weight

Oct 17th 2018, 10:17 AM 15,100 Views 30 Comments

A new report published today noted similar findings among parents of obese children.

Workers who stand as well as sit 'perform better and are happier'
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# Standing Desks

Workers who stand as well as sit 'perform better and are happier'

Oct 14th 2018, 4:00 PM 15,588 Views 18 Comments

Some offices have introduced sit-stand desks.

'You forget your aches': Older Dubliners are taking over the Mansion House each week for a unique fitness class
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'You forget your aches': Older Dubliners are taking over the Mansion House each week for a unique fitness class

Oct 7th 2018, 11:00 AM 9,839 Views 4 Comments

The 12-week programme is aimed at older adults and run by non-profit organisation Siel Bleu Ireland.

LeBron James reportedly spends $1.5 million per year to take care of his body — here's where it goes
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# The King

LeBron James reportedly spends $1.5 million per year to take care of his body — here's where it goes

Aug 1st 2018, 12:10 AM 20,743 Views 8 Comments

That’s one expensive gym membership.

Goodbye gym guilt, hello exercise pills? The future of staying in shape
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Goodbye gym guilt, hello exercise pills? The future of staying in shape

Jul 15th 2018, 8:30 PM 41,159 Views 22 Comments

No more boring hours on the exercise bike? Eh, sign us up.

4 events for... yoga enthusiasts in need of a grand stretch
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4 events for... yoga enthusiasts in need of a grand stretch

Jun 27th 2018, 5:00 PM 574 Views 0 Comments

Namaste your way through the weekend.

The half-an-hour home exercise circuit which requires no equipment, just you
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# Follow Fitness

The half-an-hour home exercise circuit which requires no equipment, just you

Jun 12th 2018, 8:30 AM 10,641 Views 1 Comment

No gym, then there’s still no excuse.

This is how much exercise is needed to help improve thinking skills
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This is how much exercise is needed to help improve thinking skills

Jun 2nd 2018, 11:00 AM 28,246 Views 19 Comments

Scientists found that people who exercised an average of at least 52 hours over about six months for around an hour each session may improve their thinking skills.

Looking for the ultimate upper body home workout? Try these  4 push-up exercises
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# Follow Fitness

Looking for the ultimate upper body home workout? Try these 4 push-up exercises

May 29th 2018, 10:35 AM 9,418 Views 3 Comments

Get on this routine.

Training for a triathlon? Here's a 5-step stretching routine to help with the cycling leg
# Training
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Training for a triathlon? Here's a 5-step stretching routine to help with the cycling leg

May 11th 2018, 9:59 AM 3,657 Views 0 Comments

Muscle pulls are a disaster and this will help you avoid them.

Living near a green space may not have any impact on obesity
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Living near a green space may not have any impact on obesity

Apr 15th 2018, 7:45 AM 8,736 Views 16 Comments

New research found obesity levels in the greenest areas were actually higher than those with a medium amount of green space.

This Swedish company is making on-the-job exercise compulsory
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# Bjorn Borg

This Swedish company is making on-the-job exercise compulsory

Mar 4th 2018, 10:30 AM 27,957 Views 37 Comments

Every Friday, employees retailer Bjorn Borg leave their desks at the company’s Stockholm headquarters to go to the gym.

Less than one-third of adults get enough exercise, but some workplaces want to change that
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# Staying Active

Less than one-third of adults get enough exercise, but some workplaces want to change that

Feb 4th 2018, 12:00 PM 19,893 Views 25 Comments

It’s recommended that adults get 30 minutes of moderate activity five times a week.

Poll: How much exercise will you get this weekend?
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Poll: How much exercise will you get this weekend?

Jan 20th 2018, 10:15 AM 19,904 Views 53 Comments

Are those new year resolutions holding up okay, three weeks in?

Bikram yoga is 'no more effective than yoga practiced at room temperature'
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# Don't Sweat It

Bikram yoga is 'no more effective than yoga practiced at room temperature'

Jan 19th 2018, 6:15 AM 14,623 Views 14 Comments

This type of yoga is carried out in a room heated to 35–42 degrees Celsius.

Tips to quell anger when you feel it rising
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# Anger Management

Tips to quell anger when you feel it rising

Jan 3rd 2018, 10:00 AM 21,552 Views 20 Comments

From exercise and self-reflection to counting your breaths, we found some tips that might help with managing your anger.

Poll: Are you taking part in a mass swim or run on Christmas Day?
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# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Are you taking part in a mass swim or run on Christmas Day?

Dec 21st 2017, 12:45 PM 12,649 Views 36 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Poll: How often do you take a long walk?
# Lunch Crunch
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# Lunch Crunch

Poll: How often do you take a long walk?

Nov 3rd 2017, 12:45 PM 22,824 Views 21 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

'Sitting is the new smoking': Health experts warn that Irish adults are not active enough
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'Sitting is the new smoking': Health experts warn that Irish adults are not active enough

Sep 8th 2017, 8:02 AM 16,434 Views 37 Comments

A new survey finds that the 18-24 age group may be the least physically active amongst all adults.

How often should you work out? Making sure you don't train too little, or too much, for your fitness goals
# Fitness
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# Fitness

How often should you work out? Making sure you don't train too little, or too much, for your fitness goals

Sep 8th 2017, 6:45 AM 7,389 Views 5 Comments

Dean Merton helps you to find the training load that’s right for you.

Do you think you're lazier than your friends? Well, stop. It's bad for you
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# Healthy Thoughts

Do you think you're lazier than your friends? Well, stop. It's bad for you

Jul 22nd 2017, 9:45 AM 14,086 Views 8 Comments

The researchers say the importance of mindsets in health needs to be taken more seriously.

The impressive workouts Alison Brie did to get in shape for her new wrestling show
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# Wooooo

The impressive workouts Alison Brie did to get in shape for her new wrestling show

Jun 9th 2017, 6:16 AM 8,557 Views 4 Comments

It is real!

The best thing to eat before and after you exercise, according to the physiologist behind the viral 7-minute workout
# Nutrition
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# Nutrition

The best thing to eat before and after you exercise, according to the physiologist behind the viral 7-minute workout

May 1st 2017, 7:16 AM 13,660 Views 2 Comments

Fuel up.

Fitness goals: 'Be specific. Choose something concrete like running 5K in 30 minutes'
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Fitness goals: 'Be specific. Choose something concrete like running 5K in 30 minutes'

Apr 17th 2017, 8:30 PM 189 Views 4 Comments

If the first quarter of the year hasn’t gone well, start re-thinking your fitness goals now, writes Carl Cautley.

Poll: Are you happy with the amount of exercise you're getting each day?
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Poll: Are you happy with the amount of exercise you're getting each day?

Apr 11th 2017, 10:06 PM 24,234 Views 45 Comments

The average Irish person is getting just 48 minutes of moderate exercise each week.

'A potential catastrophe': 9 in 10 teens have not mastered basic exercise skills
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'A potential catastrophe': 9 in 10 teens have not mastered basic exercise skills

Mar 22nd 2017, 4:19 PM 19,999 Views 32 Comments

Researchers are teaming up with the GAA to help change this.

5 key points to keeping a healthy relationship with exercise
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# Life Coach

5 key points to keeping a healthy relationship with exercise

Jan 27th 2017, 7:00 AM 8,175 Views 8 Comments

‘It’s time to look beyond the abs and explore the relationships they are promoting to exercise instead,’ writes life coach Sarah Doyle.

8 of the most common exercise and nutrition myths to avoid in 2017
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# Mythbusters

8 of the most common exercise and nutrition myths to avoid in 2017

Jan 18th 2017, 7:00 AM 12,882 Views 34 Comments

‘Everyone in fitness is trying to sell you something, nobody is trying to sell you the truth,’ writes personal trainer James Hanley.

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