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Fitness in the 3rd Trimester of Pregnancy

In this article Mary looks at fitness in the final stages of pregnancy. This article was first published in The Irish Times on 28th Feb 2017. You can read the full article online <a href=”“>here</a>.

Fitness for fertility and pre-pregnancy exercise

  Mary’s first article after the birth of her first baby she talks about getting your body ready for pregnancy. There is growing evidence that having a moderate level of fitness can help fertility, pregnancy and recovery from childbirth. This article was first published in The Irish Times in October 2016. You can read the

Nearly there: don’t let worry take over the final stage of marathon training

In this article Mary talks about the doubt that can set in towards race day and how you can best use the extra spare time you have in the lead up to your big race day. The long runs are almost done and over the next few weeks the mileage drops gradually. This is the

Make your running more fun

Has your running become stale? Have you lost the love you once had for the freedom running gave you or have you put too much pressure on yourself for times and distance that you have forgotten what just going for a run feels like? In this article Mary gives us 13 ways to get back

Sports Psychology tips for marathon runners

Training the head can be as important as training the body. In this article Mary gives us some tips on how to battle the mental barriers we come across while running. You can read the full article first published in The Irish Times on September 13th 2016 here. 

Trial Run for Dublin Marathon

Mary talks here about the weeks and runs leading up to the marathon and how to learn from each of them. The purpose of these long runs is to train your body to be on your feet for an extended time, so the slower the better. This article first appeared in The Irish Times in

How to find the running pace that is right for you

Whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned runner finding the right pace for you can be as tough as the run itself. In this article first published in The Irish Times in April 2016 Mary Jennings gives us some tips on how to get comfortable with your pace and work on increasing it

Tempted by Beaujolais 2018 ?

Each year a group of Running Chicks and Chick Magnets head off to France in November for a great weekend of running, wine and fun at the annual Marathon du Beaujolais. The event takes place the weekend of the 16th-18th November 2018. This event sells out really quickly so if you are coming with us,

Foam Roller workshop – Payment

Final Steps for Booking – Payment Required Thank you for completing the booking form. To confirm your booking, please pay at the links below via Paypal. This will confirm your booking. Pay for Workshop Only : €30 Pay for Workshop and Foam Roller : €65   Workshop Logistics: Please arrive to the Clayton hotel, Cardiff

Can you resist the lure of the marathon?

A marathon is not for the faint of heart and here Mary explains its not for those who have not got a plan in place either. Respecting the distance is the first step to running a marathon. This article first appeared in The Irish Times in April 2016, you can read the full article online here.


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