RSVP Magazine

Penneys Has The Perfect Selection Box Alternative For Gym Lovers

Whether you want to accept it or not, it is that time of year again where all things Christmas start hitting the shelves. Sometimes it can be hard to think of what to get loved ones for them all important stocking fillers and with the world on a mad health craze, chocolate selection boxes might […]

Lidl are selling a cheap as chips fitness watch that rivals the big brands

If you’re a gym bunny or a bendy yogi, then you are going to love what Lidl have on sale at the moment. The supermarket are selling their own fitness watch that rivals some of the more popular fitness technology brands. With five different functions, it’s going to make tracking your food, exercise and sleep […]

15 Minute Bodyweight Circuit To Help Get You In Shape For Summer

Here is a quick at home 15 minute workout to improve your body just in time for summer. All you need is your own bodyweight. All bodyweight performed in a circuit style, complete 5 circuits of these 5 exercises taking a 1 minute rest after each circuit is complete. 1.Squats 2. Lunges 10 each leg […]

ON YOUR MARKS! VHI’s Women’s Mini Marathon Top Tips

The highly anticipated 2017 VHI Women’s Mini Marathon is now officially open for entries, with over 35,000 participants expected to walk, jog or run the 10K route through Dublin’s fair city on Monday, 5th June 2017. TOP TIPS To Successfully Complete A Marathon PREPARE: Train well for your distance goal, don’t just turn up on the […]

Mind Your Joints This Running Season: Keep inflammation at bay with these top tips…

Whether you are a professional athlete or a fitness enthusiast, the muscle soreness and joint pain in the 12- to 48-hour time frame after a vigorous workout can serve as a major frustration. Try these tips to help reduce inflammation and facilitate quicker recovery times. • Healthy Eating: Some natural foods have anti-inflammatory properties that […]

Get Fit With These At Home BodyByrne Videos That Will Change Your Life

Paul Byrne of BodyByrne is back and he’s here to teach us how to get that body we’ve all been dreaming of, just in time for Summer. From upper body exercises to from how to get ‘buns of steel’, you’ll be looking hot to trot in no time with these amazing at home videos.  “Upper […]

Operation Transformation: Deirdre Hosford’s success revisited

Two weeks after giving birth to her second son, Deirdre decided she needed to shed the weight that had been affecting her confidence since her early 20s. At 14 stone 6Ibs, the Cork native was ready for change so she applied to become a leader on the Operation Transformation. But perhaps her greatest achievement is […]

Six ways to burn those calories this New Year

Six ways to burn those calories this New Year and it could not be easier folks! Those boxes of Celebrations and Roses and all of the glasses of vino or prosecco have taken its toll and now it is time to take action. Hitting the gym and running in the park is not for everybody, […]


€18k of tax payers money spent on Female Underwear in the Army

Yes ladies you heard it right! These women are getting their panties paid for and it’s not cheap!   €18,000 of tax payers money was spent on keeping our female soldiers comfortable in knickers, bras and pj’s this year. 318 female soldiers received an Underwear and Night Attire Allowance that has cost the taxpayer a […]


This Weekend Will See An Epic Battle Of Fitness With #TheFilthy150

CROSSFIT has just exploded since it reached Ireland over seven years ago and this weekend sees the ultimate fitness competition The Filthy 150. In what is set to be an epic battle of fitness The Filthy 150 will see over 1,000 competitors from hundreds of gyms compete in Swords for the title of Ireland’s Fittest […]

Pure Results Fitness Camp – Pure & Simple

She’s a 44-year-old avid walker who had always dreamt about mixing up her fitness regime and doing a bootcamp to shed the pounds, but MANDY KILLORAN, from Enniscrone, Sligo, never had the confidence or the courage to take that first step… until now. In July, she was named the winner of RSVP’s amazing reader competition […]

Eating Out and Worried? Top Tips to stay healthy on Holidays

Twenty-five year old Doireann Wylde from Ennis in Co. Clare was diagnosed with IBS at the age of 17 and suffered chronic back pain in my early twenties which escalated from three car accidents. Over the last two and a half years, the up and coming vlogger transformed her quality of life through diet, exercise […]

How To Get Rid Of That Double Chin

Looking for a fast way to get rid of that double chin ladies? Fear not, because we’ve got the answer! There’s no denying it. The extra layer of fatty tissue under our chins is most often caused by being overweight. Sagging skin under the chin can also occur as we age and our skin loses […]


  Forget skinny, 2016 is the year for strong and athletic women. Undoubtedly, you’ve heard the horror stories: strength training makes girls bulky, it’s bad for your joints, and once you have muscle, you can’t stop exercising or it will all turn to fat. It’s the biggest myth in the fitness industry, and it feeds […]

Gymspiration- Let’s Get Fashion Forward as we Get Fit

It certainly is the right time of the year to hit the gym and embark on a brand new exercise regime but what comes with getting fit is the big cost of buying gear to wear while working out. It can be hard to stay looking attractive and feeling good while wearing tight fitting clothing […]

Kickstart January The Right Way With BodyByrne – Week 1

January can be a great time to make new changes in your diet and training lifestyle. The biggest problem that I see as a trainer each year is at the start of January people go gung ho trying to stick to unsustainable diet and training regimes. Remember, the best diet and training routine is the […]

Lidl’s New Budget Fitness Range Will Have Customers Queuing Out The Door

Lidl are about to launch their new fitness collection and after previewing it today, we will most certainly be joining the queue to pick up some of the great pieces and of course, the reasonable home gym equipment. No excuses. The collection, which launches in stores on the 7th January and will include various themes […]

Calories, Why you shouldn’t count them And What Is Real Fitness

  For thousands of years the human race hunted and gathered their food. As we evolved, we became more sophisticated and made huge technological advances in farming and growing food. Growing and farming our own food allowed us to develop as a society as we no longer spent all of our time hunting and gathering. […]

Five Advantages of Strength Training

Whether you’re a budding athlete or just somebody trying to get fit and strong, a 5×5 (5 sets and 5 Reps) strength cycle is a fantastic training method for anybody  at a beginner/intermediate level to help increase their strength, stability and develop perfect form of the big 4 compound exercises (Squat, Deadlift, Bench Press and […]

Getting the body shape you want isn’t about intense workouts

Challenging, consistent and planned weight training is one of the most important ingredients in becoming fitter, stronger, healthier and getting the body shape you want, but the real deciding factor in whether you get the results long term, is actually more to do with your daily activity, and less about lots of intense workouts, according […]