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Introduction to Triathlon / Multisport activity  

Starting out in triathlon can be overwhelming but also very exciting – here are some key tips to get you started.   Just about anyone can sign up and take part in a triathlon with minimal gear and expense as well as experience. The beauty of the sport is most races can have professionals competing …

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Exercise in Winter ~ Helpful Tips

EXERCISE IN WINTER   The lack of motivation is something we all have experienced at some point, especially during the dark and cold days during Winter season. You might feel a bit down, cold and a bit unsure how to get a good routine running to get your body moving, to keep yourself feeling good …

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Training for a Marathon – from a mid-pack endurance athlete

  Training for a Marathon – from a mid-pack endurance Athlete  With just over 6months to the Cork City Marathon it’s time to think about training to give yourself enough time to prepare   Getting to the Start line Running 26.2miles (42.195km) is a huge achievement for anyone from a beginner runner to an elite. It doesn’t matter the …

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Take it easy with NRG: The benefits of Relaxation

Take it easy with NRG: The benefits of Relaxation   We’re getting serious about stress relief. When people talk about relaxation, it often seems like something that we aren’t always able to fit into our busy schedules. Here are some ways you can incorporate some relaxation into your everyday life.    Yoga This popular practice …

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Factors that affect your weight (Hint: it’s not just food and fitness)

Factors that affect your weight (Hint: it’s not just food and fitness)   People assume that if you eat well and train consistently you’re guaranteed results if weight loss/maintenance is your goal. BUT the human body is a complex machine, and there are a number of things that could throw a spanner in the works …

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FAQ for returning to the gym.

Frequently Asked Questions for People Looking to Return to the Gym   So many people are looking to come back to the gym since reopening in June. It is GREAT to see so many familiar AND new faces come in to NRG Xpress! We’re excited to have new people come into the gym, as well …

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