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30
March
2014

Bad Health – Early Warning Signs

It’s rare for your body to suddenly snap a ligament, your back to cease up or an organ to fail out of the blue etc… Your body will give you lots of warning signs, for a long time in advance. The truth is we can pickle our livers in alcohol for decades, fill our lungs with cancerous smoke for h...

18
June
2013

Andy Kenny Fitness in The Irish Times

“When I was obese, I was invisible” Article by Andy in Life & Style section of The Irish Times My health experience: I knew I had a problem when a lady stopped her car to offer me a lift one day as I struggled to walk in 30 degrees heat. I was 23 at the time and I was staying in a to...

19
April
2013

What’s the Best Yogurt?

Yogurts have long been a favourite snack for many hoping to lose weight. You’ll be surprised to learn that many of these yogurts have similar amounts of calories and sugar to a Cadbury flake. Not such a good snack after all!

04
February
2013

What’s the Best Breakfast?

I’ve gone through the most common breakfasts, working out their calorific and nutritional values and have come across some surprising information and discovered the 3 best ones to have. I was astonished to see that changing my breakfast and nothing else and I dropped 2% bodyfat in 2 weeks. I’ve gone...

12
November
2012

The Burger King Diet

I was on the Train last week and spotted Burger Kings latest advertisement as two teenagers were chatting about which day they were up to and how one needed to catch up. For just €2.49 a day you can have a different burger from their menu. If you were to just have the burger you’d consume 3575...

08
July
2012

Sugar in Chocolate and Snacks

It’ll be no surprise to most people that chocolate and some other popular snacks or treats contain large amounts of sugar. However what did surprise me was that some of the ones marketed as healthier alternatives for kids had some of the highest amount.

23
June
2012

Sugar In Popular Drinks

Would you put 13 sachets of sugar in your tea or coffee? You’ll be shocked to discover that’s the amount of sugar in several drinks regularly consumed by you and by children. Shown above is the amount of sugar in some common drinks. They’re listed from left to right in order of the...

02
June
2012

Are You Interval Training When You Exercise?

If you don’t or don’t know what interval training is, chances are you will be wasting valuable time and limiting your results dramatically!  If your goals involve improving your fitness, losing weight and/or improving your Health, then you need to read this article I have written detailing all you n...

19
May
2012

How Do People Become Overweight?

For quite a while now I’ve wanted to write about weight and the issues surrounding people’s weight, but have been putting it off. I found myself avoiding writing this piece for a number of reasons. This article tackles issues that are hard for people to admit to, affect some of my own family...

15
February
2012

Nutrition & Hydration for Training

Want to find out what’s best to drink & what types of food to eat before, during and after training? Eating and drinking the correct foods and fluids, in the right amount and at the right time plays an enormous part in how well you can train. Fuelling your body correctly can have great benefits...