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Benefits Of Functional Training

To coincide with the opening of the NRG Functional Training Room in NRG Health & Fitness Knocknacarra we have some tips on using the space safely and the benefits of functional training! Before using the functional training area all members must sign a waiver at reception. When using the area make sure to: Be careful …

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Tough Mudder Tips & Tricks To Completing This Year’s Event

With Tough Mudder Ireland 2016 just around the corner we have our top tips for all your planning and training for the big day! 10. Avoid cotton You’re gonna be wet, you’re going to be fully submerged at some point, and it’s going to be cold.  Stay away from cotton, which will soak up the …

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Top 10 Fitness Foods

Milk With hydrating water, muscle-healing protein, refuelling sugar and bone-healthy calcium in every glass, milk is great for those upping their activity levels. A warm glass around bedtime may also help you drift off and get the rest you need, thanks to its slow-digesting casein proteins and ability to boost sleep-inducing serotonin and melatonin. Fitness benefits: Chocolate milk …

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Best Exercises for each muscle group

Best Exercises For Targeting Each Muscle Group

There are over 600 muscles in the human body. Pound for pound, the strongest muscle in the body is the one we chew with – The Masseters Muscles cannot push, they can only pull. The reason the arm can push is due to muscles in the back of the arm pulling the Elbow Best exercises …

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Surviving January – Getting 2016 Off To A Good Start

Christmas is now a distant memory and the majority of us have settled back into our regular routines of work/college, early nights, sober weekends, extra portions of fruit and veg and most importantly,  getting back into NRG for those necessary training sessions. It doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom. The work you put …

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NRG – Christmas Survival Guide

With Christmas just a couple of days away, it’s easy to get caught up in the preparations and celebrations while our regular routine goes out the window, leaving many of us with a lot of catch up work to do in January. While everyone is entitled to take their foot of the pedal and indulge …

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