Philomena

I first met Aidan Mackey when I joined a local Over 50’s gym class in March 2018 (CSP Gym, Bray).  The class was a mix of strength, conditioning and aerobic workouts. He was patient, explained when necessary and encouraged us. We as a class had great craic, even though we were working hard.  In September […]

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Supplement Series: Vitamin D3

Vitamin D is not just a vitamin. It is a fat-soluble pro-hormone. It is obtained through the action of sunlight on skin and scarcely sourced from dietary sources. The action of specific ultraviolet sunlight on skin converts 7-dehydrocholesterol to pre-vitamin D3, which is then metabolised to vitamin D3. Functions: Improves immune system – Prietl et […]

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Foam Rolling: Hurts so Good?

This is a copy of the guest post I did whilst working as an intern with LeStudio Thurles. They also offer online coaching – follow them on instagram @lestudiothurles Foam rollers have become an integral part of the decor at every gym around the world these days. Some people seem to have a something of a […]

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