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David Hare is the owner of Functional Training Ireland which he set up in 2008.

David completed his honours degree in Sports and Exercise Science in the University of Limerick in 2006. He is also a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA) and a level one weightlifting coach. David is also a fully qualified Sports Massage therapist.

David also works closely with numerous GAA clubs and is the Strength coach for the Irish Paralympic cycling squad, including Francine Meehan and Catherine Walsh (Silver and Bronze medalists at the Paralympics in London) and was the Strength and Conditioning coach for the Longford Senior GAA team under Glen Ryan, during this time they have won the Division 4 and Division 3 league trophies in successive seasons.

In his spare time David likes to train and compete in Olympic Weightlifting.

David Hare BSc (Sports Science) CSCS

Website: functionaltraining.ie

Twitter: @FuncTraining

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