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Fuel before training!

By Dr Ui May Tan Friday, 1st May 2015 | 0 comments
You’ve heard it before…and here it is again “Breakfast is very important”. Skipping breakfast is one of the biggest mistakes that runners make when they go on a long run, jog or walk. When you have nothing in the ‘tank’, you will feel tired, fatigued, and cranky from the very first steps of your run. Therefore having breakfast every day is a must.

Karla Bohan, Walker Update – Four weeks to go.

By vhiadmin Friday, 1st May 2015 | 0 comments
This week, Louise Heraghty, Vhi’s Training Support, caught up with Team Vhi-Herald’s volunteer Karla Bohan to find out how her training preparation is going and what progress she has made since their last catch up in Week 9.

Elverys Sports Get Fit Group – Sign Up Now

By vhiadmin Tuesday, 28th April 2015 | 0 comments
If you want to walk, jog or run with people of similar ability, would like to meet others in your area with the same goals or are looking for the support of a structured training group, then Elverys Sports Get Fit Group (GFG) is perfect for you!
Online Entry closes today Sunday 26th April....There is still time to get your entry in for this year’s Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon.  Enter online today at www.vhiwomensminimarathon.ie or enter using an entry form which was available in the Herald on Saturday 25th April 2015.

Entries Closing Very Soon…….

By vhiadmin Friday, 17th April 2015 | 0 comments
Women all over Ireland join together to get Fit, Train, have Fun and Raise Money for their Chosen Charity in preparation for the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon.  

How to Train Safely

By Dr May Wednesday, 15th April 2015 | 0 comments
The health benefits of being active far outweigh any risk. For everyone or anyone just starting out on a fitness plan, physical activity does increase the risk of injury whether it is physically or environmentally related. One of my previous articles talked about ‘Common Injuries While Training’ so now let’s look at how to stay safe while you exercise.

Mary is aiming for her 33rd medal

By Geraldine Clements Wednesday, 15th April 2015 | 0 comments
Mary O’Colmain is one of an exclusive group of seventeen women to have participated in all 32 Women’s Mini Marathons. The Kilkenny native, who recently welcomed her third grandchild, has no intention of interrupting this unbroken streak any time soon and plans to line up this June 1st to add a 33rd medal to her collection (yes, she has kept all the medals!).

Team Vhi-Herald

By vhiadmin Wednesday, 8th April 2015 | 0 comments
This week, Louise Heraghty, Vhi’s Training Support, caught up with Team Vhi-Herald’s volunteer Karla Bohan to find out how her training preparation is going and what progress she has made since their last catch up in Week 6.

My Running Experience as a Chartered Physiotherapist

By Aine Tunney Wednesday, 8th April 2015 | 0 comments
Before September 2012, basketball was my sport. I had never considered running before. I thought running outdoors in a continuous straight line for longer than a minute baffling - why would you do something so tedious? However a change of location due to a new job gave me a new perspective and I decided to put my perceptions to the test.
Win a training session with the Vhi Support Team!

Elverys Sports Get Fit Group – Sign Up Now

By vhiadmin Monday, 30th March 2015 | 0 comments
If you want to walk, jog or run with people of similar ability, would like  to meet others in your area with the same goals or are looking for the support of a structured training group, then Elverys Sports Get Fit Group (GFG) is perfect for you!

MyCharity.ie New Fundraising Partner

By vhiadmin Wednesday, 25th March 2015 | 0 comments
Don’t delay, Enter Today and set up your Fundraising Page with MyCharity.ie To be in with a chance to win €1,000 for your charity

I've signed up so fingers crossed!

By Ciara King Tuesday, 24th March 2015 | 0 comments
Somewhere in the back of my mind I thought, this is the run I would really love to do, says 2fm's Ciara King

Layering is key to weathering the elements on a run

By Sabrina Carey Elverys Powerteam Friday, 20th March 2015 | 0 comments
Elverys Sports 'Apparel for All Weather' guide is all you need to stay motivated no matter what the forecast is.

Prevention is better than cure

By Vhi's Dr May Wednesday, 18th March 2015 | 0 comments
So you’re up and running (or walking as the case may be) – well done, there are so many benefits associated with exercising and having a goal such as participating in the 2015 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon is a great way of keeping yourself motivated.

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