Category: CRAICing Fitness

Galway City Roller Derby Open Day, Sunday August 27th, Dr Mannix Road, Salthill.

Galway City Roller Derby Open Day is taking place this Sunday, August the 27th in the Salthill-Knocknacarra GAA on Dr Mannix Road, Salthill. This is will be a free fun event where anyone over 18 years of age  can come to try on skates and gear, to see if they would be interested in learning to skate and play roller derby. Skates and gear provided. Mouthguard’s required but some will be available to buy on the day if needed. NO previous experience required. Times: 5-7pm in The Aras GAA hall, Dr. Mannix Rd, Salthill. Facebook Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/452686678423621/?__mref=mb   Advertisements

Inspire Fitness – How To Live Your Best Life

Jessica wasn’t always healthy and happy and battled with her own issues which took her a while to overcome them. Now, she couldn’t imagine a life without exercise and a healthy routine.

Honorary Life Membership to the legendary Ryan Tubridy

On Sunday 23rd August the Captain of the Connemara Golf Club Brian Hughes will be presenting honorary life membership to the legendary Ryan Tubridy.

#FreeRunning Galway

Dan Vavruška #FreeRunner Galway? From Pardubice Czech Republic… Freerunning (or free running) is an acrobatic and athletic discipline founded by Sébastien Foucan, who wrote a book on the subject. Foucan started what he termed “freerunning” in 2003, which he developed as a more inclusive form of parkour.[1] Parkour’s development from military obstacle course training gives it and freerunning some aspects of a non-combative martial art.

A Fat-bike Adventure on the Wild Atlantic Way

A Fat-bike Adventure on the Wild Atlantic Way Words &pictures by William o Connor Baking in the sun outside the ‘Rusty Mackerel’ a picture perfect pub in a forgotten corner of south west Donegal on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, I watch as the owner of the pub spins past on Garry’s fatbike. “I am cruising” he shouts , cigarette in mouth. Sometimes days and experiences come along that you know will last forever. The ones you will try to recreate without success. The owner flies by in the opposite direction ‘Still cruising’ he shouts gleefully, cigarette still in mouth. The pint in front of me is going down easier than the […]

It’s YOU vs. YOU in Active 24 Fitness and Leisure at the Connacht Hotel

Going The Extra Mile  –          Active 24 Fitness and Leisure Centre at the Connacht hotel by Avril HORAN Our very first Miss Craic, Becca O’Reilly (22) from Tuam may be petite in size but she is strong in stature. Becca works out in the gym at least twice per week and was the perfect fitness model for our front cover photo shoot at Active 24 Fitness and Leisure Centre located at The Connacht Hotel. Becca was a participant in the Miss Galway competition and was voted Miss Craic by popular vote on our online poll! “The photoshoot was brilliant,” she says, “we had great fun and it’s all a great experience for […]

Make The Change We are what we eat… By Miguel MAZA

Make The Change We are what we eat… By Miguel MAZA   Yeah, I know… It’s a cliche. But, it’s true.  For most of us who have a slow metabolism, nutrition is very important for any goal we have in our life. If we want to keep ourselves sane, or if we want to live longer.  If we want to build muscle, lose fat or get stronger, nutrition or our diet, is essential. Many scientific research proves that the results we get after training are composed of 70% diet and 30% exercise.   Let’s say we make some replacements; for example, replace white bread for brown or whole grain bread. In […]