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Athletics Ireland will be offering up free tips and advice to help you stay active while adhering to the HSE guidelines with respect to COVID-19.

Exercise helps with not only your physical health but also your mental health, and the simplicity and accessibly of athletics makes it the perfect form of exercise to keep you enjoying an active lifestyle. We would urge you to get involved and try some of the drills and exercises listed below.

Please ensure that we all continue to follow the guidelines set out by the HSE in relation to exercise.

Useful Links:
  1. Why Join Your Local Club
  2. Home Challenge Series 2021
  3. Beginner 5K Training Plan
  4. Moving from 5k to 10k Training Plan
  5. #ActiveAAI Circuit Training
  6. AAI MobiIity Program
  7. AAI Coaching Videos
  8. Endurance Running Drills
  9. Summer Camp Drills
  10. Minimise risk of injury
  11. Nutrition tips
  12. Reflective Conversations and Top Tips from Athletes and Coaches
  13. Athletics Ireland Webinars
  14. Athletics Ireland Member Newsletter
  15. Sport Ireland Keep Well Resources
  17. Health and Safety Authority
  18. Government of Ireland
  19. Athletics Ireland Running Community on Facebook
  20. Athletics Ireland Instagram


Long Jump Challenge

How far is two metres? Check out our Long Jump Challenge and you'll find out!

No Hurdles? No Problem!

Don’t let access to facilities or equipment stop you hurdlers from staying sharp. Get your drills done at home with the help of the video below Get creative and show us your best efforts #hurdleathome #ActiveAAi #KeepYourDistance

Home Circuit Training

Circuit training is an excellent way to improve mobility, strength and stamina. This circuit training routine comprises of multiple exercises that are completed one exercise after another.

Running Drill to try at Home

We can all keep training from the safety of our homes. Use this time to practice drills and technique. Here are some running drills you can do at home. 

Medicine Ball Workout

A Medicine Ball is a great piece of equipment that you can use to work on your power, strength and coordination. It is also a great way to get in a full-body, core-intensive workout.
Remember to stay explosive, quick and powerful with every movement!

Decathlon Circuit Challange

10 events 20 exercises: You choose 10. 20 seconds workout -> 20 seconds rest! Follow the video for a few you drills can try. All done following restrictions in place around travel & social contact.

You can also join our Virtual Running Group on Strava HERE

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