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Month: January 2016

7 Ways Weekend Walking is Wonderful for Wellbeing

7 Ways Weekend Walking is Wonderful for Wellbeing

This blog is mainly about forms of high-intensity exercise – lots of jumping around, flinging heavy weights and moving as fast as possible – but lately I’ve gotten into something a little lower in impact: walking. Whether it’s come from being cooped up inside a car, […]

Healthy Things To Eat + Do In Dublin

Healthy Things To Eat + Do In Dublin

What do you get for the lady who has everything, and wants nothing? That was the dilemma I faced in December with my mum’s birthday looming. Luckily Ryanair’s Black Friday flight sale came at just the right time and it was decided: as a surprise […]

Keeping Lycra Lovely | How To Wash Gym Clothes

Keeping Lycra Lovely | How To Wash Gym Clothes

We spend a lot of time in our activewear, and we also spend a lot of money on it, too, so it makes sense that we look after it the best we can. This may not be the most exciting of subjects but if you’re […]

Activity Trackers 2.0 | Can I Improve My Health Using A Fitbit?

Activity Trackers 2.0 | Can I Improve My Health Using A Fitbit?

Activity trackers and I haven’t always gotten along. I’ve had a Jawbone, which was terrible; a Vivofit, which was good but not hugely useful at the time; and a Nike Fuelband – that was more of a toy to compete with my friends than anything else. A […]

The Top New Activewear Trends For 2016

The Top New Activewear Trends For 2016

Did you know Merriam-Webster have added “athleisure” to their Words To Watch for this year? So many of us are becoming more and more discerning about what we wear to the gym and out running, there’s no surprise that sportswear has become an industry in […]

Marginal Gains | How I’m Working To Get Better At CrossFit In 2016

Marginal Gains | How I’m Working To Get Better At CrossFit In 2016

Since starting CrossFit in July, I’ve made a lot of progress and have really fallen in love with the sport. I’ve learned how to snatch and climb a rope, my clean has improved no end (too bad I still can’t clean my flat) and my […]