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Getting stronger doesn’t mean getting bigger…

Getting stronger doesn’t mean getting bigger…

You know we love our Fit Girls strong, it’s the foundation to all things Fit Girl. Except we know for some of you, the perceived drawbacks of getting strong outweigh the long list of benefits. This usually comes in the form of “but I don’t…

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Beyond Training – Part III – Race Day

Beyond Training – Part III – Race Day

So in Part I, we ensured the focus was all on you and in Part II, we covered staying injury-free.  So now that you should be super prepared in the weeks leading up to the race, let’s think about race day! Eep! 1. Breakfast –…

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What should your training week look like?

What should your training week look like?

No matter what your goals, there are some fundamentals that need to feature in your training week. Ditch the next new craze for a second and know where your bread is buttered. Here’s how we like our Fit Girls:  – We will never get tired…

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Beyond Training – Race Prep Part II

Beyond Training – Race Prep Part II

In Beyond Training – Pre Race Prep Part I we covered how to prioritise yourself in the lead up to the race. Next, how are you feeling physically? Any aches and pains as you up your training? Here are some tips to make sure you…

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Know your workout type

Know your workout type

Off to work out? Cool, what are you gonna do? Some HIIT? Did you hit enough NEPA today? Say what? Are you a little lost with this terminology? If so, here’s what you need to know. Strength Training You need to do this! Strength training…

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Beyond Training – Race Prep Part I

Beyond Training – Race Prep Part I

The training is the obvious part, right? You enter a race, the date whizzes round quicker than you might like and you find yourself at the start line before you know it. But what about the non-training lead up to the race? Wait, there is…

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Are you ready for Run in the Dark 2014?

Are you ready for Run in the Dark 2014?

The Run in the Dark race 2014 is back and plans to be even bigger and better. First, why is this 5k/10k race taking pace in Dublin, Cork, Belfast, London and Manchester so close to my heart? As somebody who lives and breathes fitness, my…

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How to sleep better

How to sleep better

Sleep is a key factor in staying healthy, your sleeping hours are when your body is working hardest to reap the benefits of all that training you do so it not to be skimped on! I hear it all the time, “oh I don’t need…

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Food + Exercise = Success

Food + Exercise = Success

It’s 80% food. Yes, you read right. If you are looking to shed a pound or two, exercise alone won’t do it. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but the two go hand in hand and what you eat is ridiculously important. You…

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Run stronger in fifteen minutes

Run stronger in fifteen minutes

How can you gain so much in so little time? You work your butt off when it’s ‘go time’ and then have adequate recovery. Good running speed can be built in as little as fifteen minutes when done correctly. If you have already been running…

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