Tagged as: fitness

Two Locals Guys Put Ballina On The Map

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Two local guys David Neary and Ivan Smyth training out of ‘The Gym Ballina’ recently travelled to the World Powerlifting Games in Dusseldorf, Germany to represent Ireland in their chosen sport. As both guys are relatively new to the sport qualifying for the world games was a fantastic achievement in itself. It must be added that the guys did so in outstanding fashion, claiming National Titles and National and European Records in the same day at the qualifiers in Abs Gym, Dublin. Read More

Strongman Show Hits Ballina For First Time

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Local Gym ‘The Gym Ballina’ recently organised the ‘Novice Ireland Strongman Competition’ in Market Square Ballina on the 27th July. The event was significant as this was the first time a strongman event of this stature was held in not only Ballina, but the West of Ireland. Read More

Running and Strength Training

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To say that running is about endurance and aerobic fitness is correct, but these days strength training is playing a pivotal part.
Strength training can help you run easier with less pain, keep injuries at bay and help you run faster.
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