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I’m now exactly 200 pounds. Six months ago there was another 31lb underneath my clothes – which is roughly the same weight as my five-year-old daughter. Photograph: Getty Images

There are things the weight-loss zealots would rather you didn’t know. A huge industry (ironically) is geared solely to convincing everyone tha(...)

FRIDAY (OCT 9TH) NFL Sky Sports 1 from 1am (1.25) Indianapolis Colts @ Houston Texans GOLF Sky Sports 4, 1.30am-8am Incheon The Preside(...)

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This week is designated men’s health week as part of the Irish Times/Pfizer Healthy Town 2015 project. Earlier this year The Irish Times assistant new(...)

There are many articles written by fitness fans who are looking forward to the next exercise session moments after finishing the last. I do not belong to that club. Photograph: Getty Images

I haven’t done a tap for more than two weeks. Not a tap, or a lift, or a long slog. Nor even a short one. The only exercise I’ve worked on duri(...)

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Tipperary’s Eddie Connolly and Cork’s Cian McCarthy during the Hurling League Division One clash at Páirc Uí Chaoimh in March, 2011. Photograph: Neil Danton/Inpho

The Tipperary hurler and footballer Eddie Connolly has died. He had battled brain cancer for two years. The 29-year-old Loughmore-Castleiney native to(...)

A natural defender, Eddie Connolly led his club to the Munster senior hurling title in 2007 from corner forward. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Every now and then a GAA club realises they have in their possession a talented bunch of players that blitz the under-age ranks. Eddie Connolly was on(...)