Indoor Climbing

Nigel Callender
Indoor Climbing

Nigel Callender, Directors of Gravity Climbing Centre, Dublin and a champion climber highlights a great alternative to the Gym. It's lots of fun, offers a nice physical and mental challenge and it's easy to get involved.   Rock climbing isn’t just a sport for adrenaline junkies and thrill seekers. Since the advent of indoor climbing walls, participation in the sport hContinue Reading

My Journey With Kettlebells

Ben Mattingly
My Journey With Kettlebells

One activity that has dramatically increased in popularity in Ireland in the last few years has been Kettlebell Training. Ben Mattingly from Corkkettlebell Club reveals all about the attractions of kettlebells and the kettlebell revolution.   Why Kettlebells? For those who are yet to be inducted in to this revolution in fitness, a Kettlebell is essentially a cast iron cannonball wiContinue Reading

Race Series – My Personal Best

Martha OOYO™ Sports
Race Series – My Personal Best

Earlier this year in a moment of madness I decided to sign up for the National Lottery Race Series which takes place in the Phoenix Park in Dublin. This series of races consisted of 5 miles, 10 miles and a half marathon. For good measure I decided to also sign myself up for the full Marathon too which tours the streets of Dublin. I had completed each distance before but I had never done the entContinue Reading

Medical Conditions & Injuries that Can Benefit from Pilates

Joyce Gavin BODYFIRM Pilates
Medical Conditions & Injuries that Can Benefit from Pilates

Can Pilates help you recover from an illness or injury, or indeed ease pains associated with more long term medical conditions?   This a question that is often asked of Pilates instructors and Joyce Gavin from Body Firm Pilates in Dublin gives us some of the answers:   In short, the answer is yes; in many instances Pilates is very beneficial to those recovering from particContinue Reading