Larry Brady Shin splints
30 Sep 2015

Ask Larry (LBPT): Shin Splints

By Larry Brady of LBFitness for JTG Shin Splints, oh shin splints, how splinting you can be. Anyone — I mean ANYONE — who has experienced shin splints knows that they are debilitating. They stop you from doing just about anything. They give you a huge sense of failurem as anytime

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Athletes in acton at LB Fitness
22 Sep 2015

Ask Larry (LBPT): Lower Back Pain

By Larry Brady of LBFitness for JTG Lower Back Pain Do you experience lower back tightness and pain when you run? Maybe even a touch of ‘sciatica’? Do you feel uncoordinated and “heavy” when you move? In this video we talk briefly about two basic dynamic movement drills, that our athletes

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Leading the way: Lauren Fleshman is a two-time US champion and five-time NCAA champion. Image: Oiselle
14 Sep 2015

Marathon Mondays: Fleshman’s Fantastic Food Tips

Marathon Mondays are back and with only six weeks left to Dublin we want to give you the best chance to achieve your goals and run to your potential. So we asked two-time US 5000m champion and five-time NCAA Champion Lauren Fleshman for advice. The Oiselle athlete [which by the

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Star with 4x400m relay world champion Novlene Williams-Mills
02 Sep 2015

Places Filling Fast For Star’s World Class Workshop

Advertorial Places are filling up fast with less than a week to go until a swarm of world class athletes, therapists and coaches get together for seminars and workshops on how to improve speed, strength, agility and reduce the risk of injuries for athletes of all levels and all sports.

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Star with 4x400m relay world champion Novlene Williams-Mills
31 Aug 2015

Star’s Studded Workshop For Improving Performance And Recovery

Advertorial On Sunday September 13, at the Dolmen Hotel Carlow, an array of experienced medical personnel from all over the world will partake in a day of seminars and workshops , alongside world famous athletes, in learning how to become faster and better athletes, improving in all areas of speed,

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Anita Wlodarczyk winning the Olympic Hammer. Image Courtesy of Photorun
23 Jul 2015

All in a spin: women’s hammer throwing lowdown

by Elizabeth Egan The hammer throw has, in the past, been a successful event for the Irish, providing our only double Olympic Champion in Pat O’Callaghan (1928 and 1932). The event has also provided a host of other Olympians and International representatives, including John Lawlor who finished 4th at the

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14 Jul 2015

Eating With The Eatons: The Diet Of Champions

When it comes to nutrition for sport who better to learn from than Ashton Eaton, and his wife Brianne Theisen-Eaton. The best all-round athlete there has ever been, and one of the best female all-rounders in the world right now, they are the power couple of mutli-event athletics and are

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25 May 2015

Seagrave spills his wisdom, part two; Super-freaks, coaching mistakes, and the man to break 9.5

As one of the most expert minds when it comes to developing speed and power, Loren Seagrave is a man with an enviable wealth of knowledge. Seagrave is currently the Director of Speed & Movement at the IMG Academy in Florida, and has previously coached several Olympic and world champions,

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24 May 2015

Speed guru: Coach Seagrave spills his wisdom; part one

As one of the most expert minds when it comes to developing speed and power, Loren Seagrave is a man with an enviable wealth of knowledge. Seagrave is currently the Director of Speed & Movement at the IMG Academy in Florida, and has previously coached several Olympic and world champions,

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David Campbell with Leonard Komon
28 Apr 2015

Physio corner: the price of gold

by David Campbell Injury is part and parcel of pushing the physiological limits. Nowhere is this more evident than in the gritty documentary ‘Price of Gold’, and if you haven’t watched it, I urge you to take an hour away from the escapism of Greys Anatomy or Game of Thrones

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