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The Inside Track – Gaelforce Dublin 2018 – 29k Route

You may be forgiven for thinking that Dublin is flat...The hills in Gaelforce Dublin are less forgiving. One thing about Killary Gaelforce, you can be sure anything they put their name against, will really test you. Gaelforce Dublin is no different. A race that put you through your paces with particular emphasis on the cycling stages. You will meet [...]

By | February 12th, 2018|Categories: Race Preview|Tags: , |0 Comments

Gaelforce Dublin – One year on!

With Gaelforce Dublin less than 2 weeks away (Sat 17th Feb), we spoke to seasoned adventure racer, Barry Dempsey, as he reflects on his race (49k route) last year... As a regular recreational Adventurer Racer when Gaelforce announced a new event in Dublin in February, i thought yes an event i can go to and from in the one [...]

Race Review – Art O’Neill Challenge – 53k Ultra

As a last minute entry to the Art O’Neill Challenge I probably wasn’t taking it quite as seriously in the weeks leading up to it as I should have. There were 5 of us that were planning on running together, safety in numbers and with me as the designated navigator! We managed to squeeze in a couple of recces [...]

Irish companies to get tax breaks to install bikes, gym equipment and showers.

You are probably blue in the face from asking your boss, can we stick an auld exercise bike into that unused room in the back! But now, you have even more reason/ammo to ask again. The government is introducing tax breaks for companies to install showers, bikes and other exercise equipment in the workplace. So, wattbikes and the like, might [...]

By | January 7th, 2018|Categories: Equipment|0 Comments

Injury Prevention – Goose Knee by Lifefitphysio.ie

I write this now, exactly 6 months to the day that I over-cooked my tendons on mount Brandon! Most days of my week are made up of chatting to patients about a very important topic called load management.  This basically boils down to a simple rule to follow which is “Don’t shock your system, fool it into thinking that nothing [...]

By | December 11th, 2017|Categories: Injury Prevention|0 Comments

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