August 18, 2019

Ever find yourself stuck for time? Constantly chasing your tail and having people wait on you to complete certain tasks? Time is the biggest barrier to anyone achieving anything, especially when it comes to body composition goals. "Take the time to make the time" is a phrase Coach Darragh often uses; set time aside to allow you stay more time efficient throughout your day. Check out his 4 tools to help stay on top of your schedule.

July 22, 2019

Failing to recover after gym sessions? Still really sore 3 days after a workout? Don't want to waste money on supplements? Sounds like you need the power of protein! Protein is the building blocks our muscles need to recover from intense exercise. In this blog, Coach Darragh outlines simple to follow hacks to increase your protein intake, which can help with your body composition goals. If you find that you can't increase your protein because you f...

June 30, 2019

Coach Darragh highlights how motivation is over-rated. In this week's FFS Blog, Darragh explains how to form exercise habits and how to make the time to do your new habit. These simple tips can help you attain any of your goals in health and fitness; remember though, simple does not mean easy.

June 2, 2019

Do you find the regime and discipline during the week of eating healthily and training intensely being deteriorated by your social and drinking habits on the weekend? Do you find yourself constantly spinning your wheels without making any progress in your fitness goals? FFS Nutrition Coach Darragh Henry is here to take you through how he balances his goal attainment with socialising on the weekend and through the summer months in the first of his new blog se...

May 19, 2019

Coach Darragh Henry talks through tackling his big 3 tips for enhancing your training and nutrition. These tips are simple concepts that complement one another, however, they're not deemed "easy". Take each of them one at a time and watch that snowball gather momentum.

May 5, 2019

Hummus is extremely versatile; you can enjoy it in many forms. If you’re a person who struggles to eat veg, then it is a great way to add more veg to your diet. Learn how to whip up this simple but tasty snack by following Darragh's straight-forward recipe!

April 7, 2019

Whether you're hosting a fiesta, looking for a post-siesta lunch, or just sick of eating the same foods over again a paella dish can never steer you wrong. High in protein, high in fiber, and moderate fat (ok chorizo isn't the healthiest, but we all have to live a little) this dish is exciting, easy to make, and great to batch cook for the working week.

March 3, 2019

Coach & Wannabe Cook, Darragh Henry, takes you through his simple chicken curry made with coconut milk and coconut couscous. If you are vegan or vegetarian, substituting the chicken for tofu or edamame beans will increase the protein content of this dish. Dine in and win by impressing your mates or partner with this healthy, easy, and elegant curry. Packed full of protein, low-carbohydrate to reduce calorie intake, high fibre, and moderate fat to keep you feel...

August 15, 2018

An effective strength training programme invariably will consist of an upper and lower split, intertwined with core strengthening exercises and other accessory exercises. The term “core” is used loosely to describe a group of muscles that make up the mid section of the human body. It is important to differentiate between these muscles and their actions to put together exercises that effectively train the core musculature to play their vital role in the human b...

December 13, 2017

Despite my physiotherapy career being in its relative infancy, back pain has maintained a common theme in private practice, and shows no sign of wavering. From sports injuries resulting from direct trauma, workplace injuries from poor manual handling, strains from deadlifting,  squatting or pre/post pregnancy – I have seen it all! Over the last few years, a huge body of publications and research has surfaced on the topic, both conflicting and in agreement on t...

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