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27 March 2017

Gaelforce West - 9 Top Preperation Tips

Get yourself in the zone for Gaelforce West with these simple bites of advice. Now dust off that doubt!

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23 March 2017

Training for Gaelforce West?

Don't just look at training. You do need to look at what you eat in the months coming up to the race to make sure your body is ready to go on the day.

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20 March 2017

A First Time for Gaelforce West Glory (part II)

The route to Gaelforce Glory relies as heavily upon the mind as it does on the body - Check out Deirdres training progress!

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15 March 2017

All Trained Out? Targeting vitamins & minerals

Is training getting harder instead of easier?  Diet can also have a real impact on how much

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1 March 2017

Training Through the Cold Weather: What to Eat for Immunity

Any cold gets better faster if you rest but a week of rest can really hurt your training goals.  Do what you can to keep your immune system at its healthiest by taking a look at what you eat. 

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6 February 2017

Check out our Event Medal Trio

Collect three to complete the circle!

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6 February 2017

A First Time for Gaelforce West Glory

Average Joe (or Josephine!!) taking on the challenge of Gaelforce West in 2017....Read Deirdre Galvin's motivation for taking on this challenge and her training hacks.

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23 January 2017

Winner of the Killary Bursary 2016

Killary Adventure Centre in partnership with Killary Gaelforce present: Winner of the Killary Bursary 2016

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16 January 2017

Changing Your Diet Without Losing Your Mind

How many of our New Year’s Resolutions actually make it through to February? And is there any way that we can make real changes to our health and nutrition that we can still be managing this time next year?

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11 January 2017

Q & A on the Gaelforce Dublin Cycle Route with the Cycle SuperStore

Check out what Michael Jordan, current Leinster CX Champion in his category, of The Cycle SuperStore has to say having taken on cycle leg of Gaelforce Dublin.

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11 January 2017

IT'S A NEW YEAR - Re-evaluate with 6 Simple Tips

Let's not start off the year making farfetched promises we will never keep. I'm not one for making resolutions but I do like to re-evaluate.

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15 December 2016

**Win a Cannondale Cyclocross Bike**

Killary Gaelforce and John West Ireland are delighted to be in partnership again for 2017.

The year kicks off with Gaelforce Dublin on the 18th of February 2

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8 December 2016

Know Your Food: How to Read a Label

NUTRITION ADVISE FROM JOHN WEST, YOUR TRAINING PARTNER

Learning how to read ingredient lists and nutrition labels can help you to navigate the supermarket shelves and get some great convenience into your nutrition plan.

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6 December 2016

Mental toughness training - Christmas fixes!

What better time of the year to train your mental toughness than during mid-winter and especially the Christmas/New Year period? 

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28 November 2016

Gear and equipment needed for The Great Fjord Swim

If you are new to open water swimming in cold water then this information will make the experience all the more comfortable for you! 

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22 November 2016

This might be the most important training you do for your body this winter

Are you prone to injury or protecting a weakness in the body that you fear might let you down during a race? Read on for your winter fix. 

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