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September Plank Challenge

It’s been one year since we started this challenge. We can’t believe how many planks have been completed. We have had planks after races, on beaches on holidays, with rugby teams, in Disneyland, at Base Camp Everest, on the Great Wall of China, poolside, in playgrounds, in parks, by the fire, at the Taj Mahal,

Tricep Dips for Everyone

Your triceps are the muscles at the top back of your arms. We will show you 3 variations on this exercise to help you strengthen and tone these muscles. Some of you may also have referred to  your triceps as your ‘bingo wings’! Level 1 – Knees Bent Have a look at our Tricep Dip

Side Planks for Everyone

Follow our step-by-step guide to help you do sideplanks correctly and safely. Start out with Level 1 and only progress to the next level when you become confident and comfortable with 1 minute at that level. The Side Plank is a slight variation to the regular plank. This exercise focuses on the core but also

Lunges for Everyone

Follow our step-by-step guide to help you do lunges correctly and safely. Start out with Level 1 and only  progress to the next level when you become confident and comfortable with 1 minute at that level. Why should we lunge? Lunges work on the major muscle groups in your legs, your quadriceps and hamstrings. They

Push-up Challenge Stage 5 – Floor Pushups

Are you ready to move to the floor? Once you are comfortable at Stage 4 for 1 minute on the 1st step of stairs, only then should you consider moving to the ground. Be patient with these and take lots of breaks. It’s easy to do them incorrectly if you don’t focus on technique. How

Push-ups for Everyone

Don’t tell us you can’t do push-ups. You can. It’s just starting at the right level and gradually progressing. There is a push-up level for everyone. You can do a push-up from  the wall, on a countertop, on steps of a stairs or on the ground. Working the correct muscles in your push-ups is more

1 Minute Plank – Choose your level

Whatever level you are at with the Plank exercise, you can adapt it to  get a great workout in 1 minute. It is so important to build up gradually and slowly. Don’t attempt the more advanced levels until you are very comfortable at the initial levels.  Level 1 : Plank on Knees Starting on your

Push-up Challenge Stage 3+4 – Steps of stairs

Moving a little closer towards the ground Only when you are comfortable at 20  Counter/Table Pushups non stop should you even consider moving to this Stage 3. In Stage 3 we use the 3rd step of a stairs as our guide…. Don’t rush into this stage: It is much better to stay at Stage 2

Push-up Challenge – Stage 2

Are you ready for the next level ? Take a look at our Counter/Table Pushup video which gives you all the tips for your Stage 2 PushUp. Let’s aim to do as many as you can in 1 minute. Take breaks whenever you need to. This is a big change from Stage 1 so make

Push Up Challenge – Stage 1 – Wall Pushups

Are you ready to get started ?  Take a look at our Wall Pushup video which gives you all the tips for your Wall PushUp. Let’s aim to do as many Wall Pushups as you can in 1 minute. Take breaks whenever you need to.   How to do a Wall Pushup : Stand 3

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Our classes take place outdoors at the following locations across Dublin:

Sandymount, Dublin
Clontarf, Dublin

Our workshops take place at the Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane, beside the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in Dublin Docklands.

Chirunning events take place outdoors in local parks or at your club or venue.

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