Conor Kerley

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Enda Lynch: ‘Diet app trackers are great but no technology is going to help you when your willpower is in shreds’

6.45am I’ll get my daughters Claudia and Ansley up and have porridge, fruit and homemade ginger tea which is easy to make; let ginger pulp, a squeeze (...)

Eamon Dunphy: ‘Back in the day, playing football, our diets were terrible, with a big fat steak three hours before the match to keep our strength up.’ File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

7am I’ll have a banana and a coffee while I catch up on the news and then an orange and some of Jane’s homemade granola. I’ve gone right off porridge (...)

Mick Clohisey in the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon in 2018. He won the men’s Irish National Marathon title with a time of 2:15:57. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

9am I’ll squeeze in a six-mile run before breakfast along the Clontarf promenade. Then it’s porridge with milk, berries and lashings of honey. Some bl(...)

Peter Feeney, Press Ombudsman. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

7am Five mornings a week I do some exercises and stretching to keep my knees and back ticking over. Weekdays my breakfast is parsimonious – muesli and(...)

Artist Joe Caslin: ‘I don’t drink much alcohol. I will save it up for big occasions and family get-togethers.’

7.30am I lie in bed thinking about what I have to do that day and how to throw it in order. Then I’m up and it’s black coffee with honey. I only start(...)

Triona McCarthy:‘I like to eat regular food with my family and I’m not willing to give that up to be a size eight’

6.30am My daughter Mini jumps into our bed for a morning cuddle and then takes off with my phone to watch Barbie for 30 minutes. I’ll wrestle it back (...)

Julian Richer playing with Ten Millennia. Photograph: Shirlaine Forrest/WireImage

5am I have water and it’s straight into my daily 20-minute stretching and exercise routine. As I have got older I’ve become religious about it – it’s (...)

Garvan Rigby: ‘I enjoy my food but I’m not a foodie – I eat to live.’

7am Weekends, I love a full Irish, but otherwise it’s cornflakes, wholemeal toast and a poached egg. I’ll also have a banana and coffee with milk and (...)

Sue Rynhart: ‘If touring, I will bring quick oats and fruit with me as often I’ll be too nervous to stomach much else before performing that evening.’

7am Up with the kids and it’s madness getting everyone up and out. Breakfast is porridge, made with water, with berries or raisins with coffee and mil(...)

7.30am My partner’s job has regular hours so I’m up with him and have builders tea with milk and Marmite on sourdough toast. 10.30am I’ll work for a (...)

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