Category Archives: Training & Fitness

European Week of Sport – #BeActive

I was recently asked by Sport Ireland to be one of their ambassadors for the forthcoming European Week of Sport. I was delighted they asked me and more than happy to accept because as a father, amateur athlete and health … Continue reading

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Sunday Independent ‘Run Nation’ Supplement

‘Just put one foot in front of the other, remember the finish, you’re past half way now’ ‘Past half way?! That means there’s 13miles still to go, what have I done’. No matter how much I tried to reassure myself … Continue reading

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Irish Runner – August/September 2017

I was recently asked by a colleague about whether they should run when they are on holiday, which to me seemed a pretty simple question with a basic answer – If you run when you’re at home then why should … Continue reading

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Irish Runner – April/May 2017

The weather mightn’t have made up its mind yet, but spring is definitely upon us and with that comes warmer temperatures, brighter evenings and the sight of more and more people pounding their way through the parks continuing their New … Continue reading

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The RunGear Podcast

I recently spoke to Paddy & Bob about Operation Transformation, success, injury & motivation. Here is a link to the podcast. Its good! https://itunes.apple.com/ie/podcast/the-run-gear/id1200816239?mt=2#episodeGuid=tag%3Asoundcloud%2C2010%3Atracks%2F311529911  

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Resolutions Flagging? – What Next…

This article appeared in the Feb/Mar issue of Irish Runner magazine which is jam packed full of articles of interest to the competitive and fun runner alike. Go get it in your local newsagent or take out an annual subscription … Continue reading

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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…

When writing a tale of two cities, Charles Dickens probably didn’t envisage this now famous phrase appearing on my blog, I’m pretty certain about that. But it is quite apt in the way that I want to use it.

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