Personal Training – You get out what you put in!

So I’m 6 months into my Personal Training at Dennehy’s Health and Fitness Ballincollig, Cork and thought I’d give you an update on how things are going. I have been training with Steve Barry ( Fitness & Nutrition writer for The Beauty Dial) and his colleague John Fenning for the last 6 months. On day…

Post Pregnancy Weight Loss!

Apart from being your possible nutrition coach, guide, mentor and motivator! I am also a mother of three young children, a 3 year old girl and twin boys born in April 2013. So I know a thing or two about running a busy household and understand how difficult it can be to eat healthily with little time…

Time to get fit- A Goal without a Plan is just a Dream

                                  It’s that time of year again when everybody is determined on making a change. You’ve eaten/drank too much over Christmas and feel like crap. A new year brings a new start and new opportunities.    The gyms will…

Fitness & Nutrition: Exercise and Your Mental Health

  We all know (or should know) the benefits regular exercise has on us physically, but in my opinion the psychological and emotional benefits are often overlooked. We all have stresses in our life – work, money, kids, illness, mortgage etc. Everybody’s situation is different but it has the same effect on our bodies –…

Nutrition – Keep it simple!!

Whatever you are looking to achieve from your training (weight loss, weight gain, improved athletic performance, improved health etc.) there is one factor that ultimately holds the key to you achieving your goals – Nutrition. Think about it, even if you are very dedicated to your training and you train 6 times a week for…

Fitness & Nutrition: Carbs are not the enemy!

In today’s society carbohydrates have received a lot of bad press. “No carbs before Marbs” etc. Carbs are the body’s primary source of fuel. When digested they are converted to glucose to provide energy that allows our body to function properly and provides us with the energy to live our lives day to day. Proteins…