Restoring the Balance - International Men’s Health Week 2020
June 15th 2020 marks the beginning of International Men’s Health Week. The Men’s Health Forum in Ireland have put forward a theme for the week - Restoring the Balance. In this blog, David Bergin, a Health Promotion Officer with Spectrum.Life and laya healthcare, gives some practical advice.
Health 3 min read
How napping can help you to detox your mind
Taking time to nap is extremely restorative, it might also be the only way you'll get a moment to yourself at these heightened times. Making time in your life to stop and rest will actually give you more time in the long run. You not only increase your life expectancy, but it’s in the moments when we stop that we have time to reflect. To ponder and re-evaluate. To prioritising what’s really important. Your health, your loved ones and this moment that is so wonderfully precious.
Lifestyle 3 min read
How to stretch from a chair in a yoga pose called "pigeon pose"
With many people working from home due to Covid-19(coronavirus) it's really important to move throughout the day. Pigeon pose is a yoga stretch you can do while sitting that will help release pressure and tightness. Learn how it can help with pain relief.
Lifestyle 4 min read
Girvan Dempsey - team behind the team
Former Leinster and Ireland full-back Girvan Dempsey was appointed Backs Coach at Leinster Rugby in August 2015. In this honest and fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the role of a Backs Coach, Dempsey reveals why being a player is better than being a coach, and who he thinks Leinster’s all-time great centre pairing is.
Stories 2 min read
The Team Behind the Team with Leinster Head Physio Garreth Farrell
Can you guess what the most common injury in professional rugby is? In this exclusive series offering a rare glimpse behind the scenes at Leinster Rugby, Garreth Farrell, Head Physio explains why hamstring and ankle sprains are the bête noire at elite level and tips to try and avoid.
Stories 2 min read