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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

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Another huge congratulations

Another huge congratulations to two more Tailormade members this week! This is Aoife and Ciara Fleming, twins who play with their rugby club in Carrick-On-Suir,

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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

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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,

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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,

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Tailormade App

Did you know that when you join Tailormade fitness, you get to sign up to our very own app?   We use this app for

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Free Weights V Machine

When you go into a gym for the first time, machines can seem less intimidating than racks and barbells. You can see clearly what most

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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

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weightlifting

As we learned over the last few weeks, lifting weights is a great way to lose weight. In fact, we think that it is the

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Losing weight with weights

There is a common belief that strength training isn’t good for weight loss but this is actually incorrect! Lifting weights increases your muscle mass leading

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Pregnancy

There are a lot of misconceptions about strength training, particularly when it comes to training when pregnant. Some believe (mistakenly) that strength training will harm

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making progress

We’ve talked about training frequency, so now lets talk about how to make progress in the gym. There are several ways that you can maximise

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