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Dublin Marathon Round Up

November 2nd, 2022|News|

A huge congratulations to all of my individual clients who completed the Dublin Marathon on Sunday. Laura Ryan came home in a brilliant time of 4:04.47. This was a colossal 27 minute PB and builds on the 1:49 [...]

All Star Awards 2022

October 30th, 2022|News|

Congratulations to David, Shane and Tony on their All-Star awards. It is a pleasure to be able to work with these lads on a continuous basis. Already looking forward to what 2023 will bring.

Weekend Round Up – 24/09/2022

September 27th, 2022|Uncategorized|

A big congratulations to all MYP athletes who competed last weekend. A number of clients partook in the Charleville Half Marathon on Sunday. Sean O’Leary ran a brilliant PB of 1:24.37, hot on the heels of the PB [...]

Back to Where the Journey Began

August 24th, 2022|Insights|

As the place where a major part of my coaching career began, I had a brilliant morning going back to coach the underage teams in Murroe-Boher GAA club yesterday. When I was first contacted by this club 5 [...]

Five Key Benefits of the Overhead Squat

August 16th, 2022|Gym|

The overhead squat is an extremely complex exercise to perform safely and correctly. It requires a high level of mobility, stability and strength - combined in the appropriate order. However, it is the foundation stone of good movement [...]

Feakle Open Championship Campaign with a Win

July 25th, 2022|News|

In very windy conditions in Sixmilebridge on Saturday evening, Feakle opened their Clare senior club championship campaign with the slenderest of victories over pre-match favourites Clonlara.   After a titanic effort by all, it would take a last [...]

Cross Training for Runners

July 16th, 2022|Training|

Cross training – most of us runners, myself included, will often only partake in such activities to maintain fitness when injury prevents us from doing what we really love. However, including some alternative forms of exercise within your [...]

Couch to 5k – Programme Details

July 8th, 2022|News|

On Thursday August 4th, I will be commencing a structured 8 week Couch to 5k programme. This programme will be suitable for complete beginners, as well as those looking to re-commence running in a relaxed environment. The full [...]

Mark Carmody Returns to Action

July 5th, 2022|News|

After a 4 month layoff due to a prolonged illness, MYP Ambassador Mark Carmody returned to action by claiming victory in the Northern Ireland Athletics League 800m on Saturday. When you're a finely tuned athlete, it takes very [...]

QUARTER FINAL COMEBACK

June 21st, 2022|News|

It’s never over until the fat lady sings! I’m not sure where the statement originated from but it certainly was the theme of the day in Semple Stadium last Saturday.   It’s on the most astonishing of days [...]

Couch to 5k Programme

June 15th, 2022|News|

Here at MYP Coaching, we will be launching a new Couch to 5k programme in the coming weeks. This programme will be suitable for complete beginners, as well as those looking to get back up and running in [...]

Beetroot’s Performance Enhancing Benefits

June 13th, 2022|Food, Insights|

Beetroot is without doubt one of the most overlooked ergogenic (performance enhancing) aids. Aside from being a very nutritious vegetable, its specific nitrate content means it is scientifically proven to improve performance when ingested correctly. In this short [...]

EXTRA TIME EPIC

June 7th, 2022|News|

It may well go down as one of the best Munster hurling finals in recent decades. Unfortunately, in sport there ultimately has to be a loser. On Sunday evening it was my native county who went home with [...]

Circuits in the Park

May 26th, 2022|News|

A new block of outdoor S&C classes will commence in Castletroy Neighbourhood Park next Thursday, June 2nd. This block will run for 6 weeks from 7-8pm at a cost of €30 for the 6 classes.   The classes [...]

The Benefits of Strides

May 24th, 2022|Running Concepts|

We regularly hear the phrase “strides” within running jargon and the likelihood is that all of us runners will have come across it at some stage.  Essentially strides are short, fast runs which are performed below full sprinting [...]

Clare Reach the Munster Final

May 17th, 2022|News|

A pulsating 0-24 to 1-21 draw with All Ireland champions Limerick in Ennis last Sunday tees up a Munster final rematch with the same opposition on Sunday fortnight. Nothing compares with the strange feeling of going toe to [...]

Great Limerick Run

May 2nd, 2022|News|

With 15 clients participating across the three events in the Great Limerick Run yesterday, it was a very busy day at MYP Coaching. There were great performances across the board, with many individuals participating over their respective distances [...]

Opening Day Win

April 26th, 2022|News|

Great start to the Championship for the Clare senior hurlers with a 3-21 to 2-16 victory over rivals Tipperary in Semple Stadium last Sunday. Great to see the hard work which these lads have invested over the past [...]

Mike Carmody Returns to Action

April 21st, 2022|News|

After a 45 month layoff with serious injury, Mike Carmody (MYP Coaching owner and founder) returned to action with a first place finish in the Clarisford Parkrun in Killaloe last Saturday. This was another major milestone on Mike's [...]

Let the Games Commence

April 16th, 2022|News|

Here at MYP Coaching we are looking forward to the commencement of the All Ireland Hurling Championship this weekend. The past 4 months have been spent preparing the Clare hurlers for what promises to be the most rip-roaring [...]

Resumption of In-Person S&C Classes

April 6th, 2022|News|

We are excited to announce that in-person S&C classes will re-commence on Thursday, April 21st in Castletroy Neighbourhood Park from 7-8 pm. This will be the first time in over two years where classes can take place with [...]

Q&A WITH JAMIE KELLY

September 15th, 2021|Meet the Athlete|

What led you to take up running?   My first introduction to running was through my primary school, where for a few weeks leading up to the county school’s cross-country championship, the coach of the local running club, [...]

“S&C” Explained

May 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|

S&C has been a buzzword within the sporting vocabulary for the past number of years and almost everybody who is involved in any form of sport will have heard of the term at one time or another. Yet [...]

Q&A WITH FIONA MANGAN

April 11th, 2021|Meet the Athlete|

WHAT LED YOU TO TAKE UP ENDURANCE SPORT? I played Gaelic football for years and other various sports, but I began my journey in triathlon when I moved to Atlanta, USA as part of my college degree. I [...]

Running Economy Explained

March 26th, 2021|Running Concepts|

Running economy is currently a buzz word within the running lexicon and we have only just begun to scratch the surface regarding its critical importance in endurance running performance. But what exactly do we mean by this term [...]

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