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Speaking to sportsjoe.ie this week, former Footballer of the Year and Tyrone legend Sean Cavanagh revealed the nutritional plan that has kept him at the very top of the game for over a decade. It has often been said that the elite level GAA player is professional in all but name (and bank balance!) and it's no different in the kitchen where the diet, particularly during the season, appears to[..]

5 Tips To Improve Your Speed In GAA

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Posted by Keith Nulty in Train to Win | Jul 2015

Joey Boland is a Dublin senior hurler, holds a BSc in Physiotherapy and MSc Sports Medicine. Leading the team at Sports Physio Ireland, he's one of the leading figures in developing and implementing a scientific approach to training and recovery in the country. For more from the team, check out their website, like them on Facebook or follow them on Twitter. 5 Tips To Improve Your Spe[..]

Dave Hare is the Owner of Functional Training Ireland and a board member at the ISCI. He also works closely with numerous GAA clubs and was the S&C coach for the Longford Senior GAA team under Glen Ryan, a spell in which won the Division 4 and Division 3 league trophies in successive seasons. Coach Hare is now S&C coach for the Offaly footballers, who recently captured the Division 4 league tit[..]

Back in June during the peak of the All-Ireland Championships, LiveGaelic.com's founder Donal O'Connor and former inter-county Cavan player Sean Brady undertook a 10-week strength and conditioning challenge. The lad's progress was monitored by Functional Training Ireland and their team. Four months after finishing the programme, Donal looks back on his time doing the training and how he can sti[..]

Train to Win: One Wedding and My Funeral

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Posted by Keith Nulty in Features,Train to Win | Jul 2014

LiveGaelic founder and erstwhile club player Donal O’Connor, along with former Cavan Intercounty player Sean Brady, embark on a ten week strength and conditioning challenge under the watchful eye of Functional Training Ireland’s David Hare. In this week's segment of the Train to Win segment, Donal is over halfway through the 10 Week Challenge. Approaching the last four weeks of the c[..]

Functional Training Ireland's Alan Kenny completed his honours degree in exercise & health studies in 2010. Alan then pursued an MSc in Exercise Nutrition Science from the University of Chester which he completed in 2012. Alan is also a certified strength & conditioning specialist (NSCA). He is also the current Kildare and Longford GAA nutritionist. Alan has experience working with both sedenta[..]

LiveGaelic founder and erstwhile club player Donal O'Connor, along with former Cavan Intercounty player Sean Brady, have embarked on a ten week strength and conditioning challenge under the watchful eye of Functional Training Ireland's David Hare. Donal and Sean, The introduction We see this all the time, someone gets a bad injury, maybe doesn’t see the best physio around, goes back pl[..]

Fitness Training Diary Day 2 – Fat Chance!

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Posted by Keith Nulty in Train to Win | Jul 2014

Today was our third visit with Functional Training Ireland and as always we had an hour with Joey Boland. Joey brought us on a bit further than our basic body weight exercises, having been a bit happier with our technique and the fact we are eradicating some previous mistakes. Read how the lads got on on their first day with FTI here. In what was our toughest workout to date with Joey, i[..]

Train to Win: Ditch the Excuses, Get the Results

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Posted by Keith Nulty in Train to Win | Jun 2014

LiveGaelic founder and erstwhile club player Donal O'Connor, along with former Cavan Intercounty player Sean Brady, embark on a ten week strength and conditioning challenge under the watchful eye of Functional Training Ireland's David Hare. Some of the most popular articles on LiveGaelic over the last year or so have been Dave Hare's "Train to Win" articles on strength & conditioning for GAA [..]

By David Hare, Owner of Functional Training Ireland and board member at the ISCI. You can find out more details about him at www.functionaltraining.ie or access his inner circle emails on eepurl.com/zLbqX With the standards of training at club level right now in the GAA at its most demanding ever I wanted to write this for the smaller club, you can STILL match the bigger clubs in terms of [..]