Month: July 2021

BMI

Today our Carrick manager Andrew is going to explain BMI!   Body mass index essentially is the composition of your body. Everything from muscle tissue and fat %, to bone density. It is a ratio of your weight to height, and it is used as an indicator of body fat. BMI is cheaper alternative to …

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Congrats Lisa

Huge congratulations to Lisa O’Connor on her recent selection for the Tipperary Minor Camogie team. Lisa is 16 years old, and plays with her club in Boherlahan. She is pictured here with her very proud mam Siobhan. Two of the hardest workers in the gym, Lisa is testament to the old adage that hard work …

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The idea that squats are bad for your knees is a common theme around gyms. Good news – they aren’t. Squats won’t hurt your knees, bad squats will. Often when people complain that their knees are in pain during the squat, it is because they are not squatting correctly or there is an imbalance or …

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Knee Pain

Do you suffer from knee pain? Do you spend hours sitting at a desk, or on a couch every day? Even if you are active, do you spend hours running? Or cycling?    These are all activities that can shorten the hip flexors, resulting in issues that include knee pain that can drive you nuts! …

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Exercise

To follow on from the other day, here are even more reasons you should exercise! Exercise helps to control your weight and reduce obesity. This is because you must burn more calories than you consume if you wish to lose weight!   Exercise also helps to reduce your risk of heart disease by strengthening your …

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