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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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    Exercise

    Mary has been a keen athlete since the age of 14 and began participating in marathons, triathlons and ironman competitions since 2012. To compliment her masters in nutrition, she took on a personal training and pilates course at University College Dublin. She has detailed knowledge in both the practical side of resistance training and pilates and also vast knowledge in theory such as anatomy and physiology. 

    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

    Resistance Training

    In order to compete at a competitive level for any sport it is recommended to do resistance training at least twice per week. Sarcopenia or muscle wasting begins after the age of 30 so it is even more important to build and maintain muscle mass from this age onward. A mixture o

    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

    Feelings can be contagious. The highly sensitive person, also known as an empath, is no stranger to catching the feelings of others. They are very perceptive of the emotions and underlying motivations of others. They have a keen intuition and have probably. been referred to as "too sensitive" before