HIIT found to be ‘better for weight loss’ – here are 4 hybrid classes you need to try

A new study found that short bursts of intense exercise can blitz the pounds faster than a longer workout at a slower pace.

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5 common pregnancy diet and exercise ‘myths’

Eating for two is just one of many questionable bits of ‘advice’ mums-to-be often hear. A nutritionist gives Lisa Salmon her take.

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Ask an expert: How can I make sure my child is getting enough vitamin D in the winter?

Children need vitamin D for bone development, but many don’t get enough. A health food expert suggests easy ways kids can get the ‘sunshine vitamin’. ...

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Food to go: How Peter Stringer fuels his non-stop day

Former Ireland and Munster rugby star Peter Stringer still considers himself a 24-hour athlete even though the action has moved from the rugby pitch to the dancefloor, ...

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World Sleep Day: Cork man invents the Perfect Pillow

With over thirty years of experience as a specialist in neck and back pain, the Irish inventor has discovered that the pillow we use is one of the biggest culprits ...

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Life hacks: Anna Geary on the subtle power of negotiation

Actress Carrie Fisher once said: “Everything is negotiable, whether or not the negotiation is easy is another matter.”

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Can fad diets put you at risk of osteoporosis? Here’s what you need to know

The Duchess of Cornwall has said that cutting out dairy could put you at risk of the condition.

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Time out: Dr Rangan Chatterjee on resetting your body and mind

Dr Rangan Chatterjee says it takes a few simple changes to our everyday habits to help us manage stress, and avoid what the WHO calls the ‘health epidemic ...

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Beer before wine and you'll feel fine? No you won't says new study

Plenty of us have been there: waking up after a night out with a thumping headache, feeling sick and swearing never to touch alcohol again. If only there were a ...

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Victoria Beckham announces new beauty and wellness brand – here’s everything we know so far

The fashion designer has finally confirmed she’ll be launching Victoria Beckham Beauty.

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Bake Off star Candice Brown on her struggles in marathon training for dementia drive

The Bake Off star said she hopes supporters at the event bring her cake to see her through the 26.2 mile race.

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Galentine’s Day: In praise of putting female friendship first whether you’re single or not

Jenny Stallard ruminates on a day celebrating your gal pals.

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Feel like a constant failure? How to stop being your own worst critic

Frankie Bridge admits she often feels like she’s failing – and she’s not the only one. Jenny Stallard asks the experts how we can all break the ...

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Sex File: Partner only wants sex after she’s been to the gym

"My partner is a fitness fanatic and she only ever wants to have sex after a workout. It’s great when our endorphins are racing and we’re a bit sweaty, ...

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Video: Sick of working out solo? Here’s a partner workout to keep you motivated

Buddy up and feel the burn.

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10 ways to tackle tough conversations with young children

Having those tricky talks can be good for your relationship with your child, as expert Dr Shauna Tominey highlights. By Lisa Salmon.

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This is how to get the perfect night’s sleep, according to science

Had another terrible night tossing and turning? Sleep scientists have developed a ‘formula’ for a great night’s kip.

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Ask an expert: ‘My husband’s got postnatal depression – what do we need to know?’

A Cambridge University expert says awareness of postnatal depression in dads is increasing, and it’s important to seek support. By Lisa Salmon.

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Ageing with attitude: Meet the Waterford man who's not letting retirement get in the way of running

Margaret Jennings talks to Waterford runner Joe Gough about exercise and what can happen when we push ourselves beyond what we think we can achieve

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Donnacha Ryan is feeling the love with girlfriend and baby in Paris

Donnacha Ryan tells Esther McCarthy about his move to the city of romance

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Tric Kearney: I'm like my phone - ancient, slow and running out of memory

Tric Kearney recounts an embarrassing moment in a petrol station on the M50

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Anna Geary's life hacks: Managing expectations

Lifestyle and wellbeing coach Anna Geary tackles the problem of trying to please everyone

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Digital dating deciphered: The 15 terms you need to know

The world of romance is constantly evolving and so is the terminology describing it, says Suzanne Harrington

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Banning tech at the dinner table? Here’s how to actually communicate with your children

As top doctors encourage phone-free time with kids, we’ve found some handy tips for making family dinners fun for everyone.

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I do, I do, I do: Anna Geary says yes to life, laughter and love

As camogie supremo Anna Geary returns as guest columnist in Feelgood, she opens up about tying the knot later this year, shopping for wedding dresses, body insecurities, ...

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I said ‘yes’ to my kids for a week and this is what happened

When children have all the power, they can (sometimes) be surprisingly thoughtful, as Claire Spreadbury finds out…

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This is how Brie Larson got strong to play Captain Marvel

A lot of time at the gym means the actor can lift some serious weights.

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6 ways to cover up psoriasis like a pro, as Kim Kardashian West reveals she’s had a flare-up

The star tweeted in response to paparazzi pics.

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How to make Chetna Makan’s coconut chicken curry

A mid-week curry winner.

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Could a 15-minute daily meditation be the key to unlocking your focus?

Meditation resolved Broadway actress Emily Fletcher’s stress and insomnia and turned her into a ‘productivity ninja’. Liz Connor finds out how.

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Sex file: I wish hairy boyfriend would trim his nether regions

My boyfriend is naturally very hirsute. I find it sexy on his chest, but wish he was a bit more sculpted down there. Is that something I can request? I wouldn’t ...

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Everything you need to know about the Chinese wellness trend of Yang Sheng

It’s all about reducing stress and inflammation in your mind and body.

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This is what your tongue can reveal about the state of your health

Liz Connor discovers what to look out for, according to an expert.

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This lingerie campaign stars a 59-year-old model who says: ‘It’s OK not to be perfect’

Nicola Griffin says she’s more confident now than when she was younger.

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Ask a counsellor: ‘My children fight and argue so much – help!’

Columnist and trained counsellor Fiona Caine offers guidance to a woman who is running out of steam with her children’s constant rowing.

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14 possible signs of childhood cancer everybody needs to be aware of

These symptoms don’t always mean cancer – but it’s always best to get things checked.

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Sex advice with Suzi Godson: I think she might just be too sexy for me

I’ve started dating a really gorgeous, passionate woman. We haven’t had sex yet and she jokes about how buttoned-up I am. To be honest, I am worried ...

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Face forward: Growing number of dentists offering Botox and fillers

Responding to client demand, more and more dental clinics are adding Botox and fillers to their list of offerings, writes Helen O’Callaghan

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For and against skipping breakfast: Two lifestyles battle it out

New research has suggested that eating breakfast in an effort to lose weight ‘may not help’ after all – but not everyone has breakfast anyway.

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Skipping breakfast might actually help you lose weight

'Eat breakfast like a king' is flawed advice, new study finds, write Tim Spector and Jeff Leach

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6 cold weather fitness hacks to keep you safe in the snow and ice

Temperatures are plunging in Ireland this week. Here’s how to keep your cool during the cold snap.

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Ask a counsellor: ‘My teenage sons have sided with my abusive ex – what should I do?’

Columnist and trained counsellor Fiona Caine offers guidance to a woman who managed to leave an abusive marriage but is missing her sons.

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As Jennifer Lopez cuts sugar and carbs for 10 days, what are the potential side effects?

She and her partner Alex Rodriguez are halfway through a new diet, and it’s not easy.

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10 expert tips to help children stay safe and responsible online

Social media and the online world are part of life – but guiding youngsters on using it safely can be tricky. Lisa Salmon seeks some expert advice.

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The Shape I'm in: Happy go lally Cork fitness trainer

I’m meeting Cork fitness trainer Ray Lally for the first time and put my hand out to greet him. It turns out he’s a hugger.

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Working Life: Paula O’Leary, Dean, School of Medicine, UCC

Paula O’Leary, Dean, School of Medicine, UCC reveals her typical working day

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Diets don't work and here's why

Diets don’t work, says Dr Giles Yeo who believes we should focus on health not weight. Marjorie Brennan reports.

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7 common mistakes that could be badly damaging your hair, according to experts

You ought to avoid these washing, drying and styling errors, Katie Wright discovers.

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Easy ways to brush up on oral health as you age

People are living longer and keeping their teeth for longer, which means an ongoing dental care regimen is vital, writes Margaret Jennings.

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This Is Nicholas - a new Irish documentary about growing up with Asperger’s syndrome in a rural town

Helen O’Callaghan talks to filmmaker Nicholas Ryan-Purcell about his new documentary and growing up with Asperger’s syndrome.

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