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    Mary Ellen Guiney is 30 years of age. She has a biochemistry degree from the National University of Galway, Ireland where she also rowed at home and internationally and won the All Ireland Championships in a crew boat.
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    Mary won numerous swimming galas in primary school and started long distance running on her own from the age of 14. She rowed in a crew boat in college and now practices triathlons and hill walking, mostly in her own company with music. She likes training alone as she feels she has more freedom. She also practices yoga, high intensity interval work and weights to compliment her long distance training. 

    HIIT

    High intensity interval training is recommended to athletes twice per week and involves short bouts of exercise which elevates the heart rate over a 10-20 minute period. It can be used in any form of exercise such as sprinting, cycling hills or swimming but also involves the use of kettlebells and o

    Weights

    In order to compete at a competitive level for any sport it is recommended to do weights sessions twice per week. A person's overall weight is expected to go up through these sessions however the build up of strength and muscle is more important to a person's performance than b

    Rowing

    Rowing is an extremely challenging sport which requires a very strong mind and an intense training regime. It can be carried out solo in a skulling boat, but is more common as a team sport. The fitness for rowing is extremely different to swim, bike or run fitness but both can work very well togethe

    Ultra Marathons

    Ultra marathons aere becoming more popular today as well. Plenty of sports individuals who have participated in marathons around the world are now taking on feats of ultra-marathons to challenge themselves even more and they can start out at distances of running 100km and more. There are a group of

    Triathlons

    Triathlons are becoming hugely popular today as they use three different disciplines: swimming, cycling and running. Triathlons are one of the healthiest forms of exercise as they promote the use of all muscle groups and the swimming and cycling part are low impact and thus easy on the joints. There

    How Highly Sensitive People Can Shield Themselves from Negativity Your Life

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