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10 Ways To Get Fitter Without Going To The Gym

Read time: 3 Minutes Exercising regularly is one of the best things you can do for your general health and wellbeing. But let’s be completely honest – there are some of us who just do not enjoy it no matter how hard we try. We know that it releases endorphins and supposedly makes us feel great but no matter how many hours we pound it at the gym and regardless of how often we go for a run around the park, it just never feels fun. How to get fitter without going to the gym If you’re quite certain that you’re a gym-phobe but still have a desire to be the healthiest, fittest version of yourself, there are still a few good things you can do for your body. Of course, none of these things will leave you with a six pack or 5% body fat, but consistently taking small positive steps can make a significant impact to how you feel in the long run. Improve your diet We know you know this one but …

5 Great Places To Go For A Run In Ireland

Read time: 3 Minutes Running is just one of those things that you either love or hate. And even if you love it, to be honest, you still kind of hate it at times. No matter how into it you are, there’s always that ‘can I really be bothered?’ feeling as you lace up your shoes and the ‘Oh God, I’m going to die’ when you first get going. But when you properly get into your run, muster up a good pace and release those endorphins, you feel pretty incredible. You know you’re doing something good for your body and your mind, you’re pushing yourself, you’re getting outdoors and you know, it costs a lot less than the gym. In Ireland, we’re incredibly lucky to be spoilt for choice with some great, scenic locations which would appeal to even the most reluctant runner. So whether you’re a daily pavement pounder trying to discover a new location or just dipping your toe into a new activity, here are some of the greatest places to go for …