Emilio Vega: “We have signed two First players”

first_imgMula and Perea have also intervened in the Club media. Mula commented that “the option that gave me more confidence was Alcorcón and it is a team where I think I can grow. I am not 100% but I was able to endure the first game completely.”For Perea “I wanted to go back to Madrid and the Alcorcón was the best place to do it, it also has been seated in Second Division for many years. In my first game I saw the team well. I have to keep working. They have received me very well in the dressing room. They are humble and hardworking people. “ The Alcorcón is in the tail car of the budgets in the Second division. This circumstance, of course, increases the difficulty in strengthening the equipment. Emilio Vega, Sports Director AD Alcorcón reviewed the current news of the team in the official media of the Club. Vega stressed that “The category is very close. This investment market is very complex. Despite our humility and limitations we have achieved two players, Mula and Perea, First Division. “Vega added that “With the staff we had we considered that we could meet the goal of permanence but, in addition, with these additions we complement and balance the team more.” The Sports Director defined both players “Mule can play on the flank of attack in both bands and in the midpoint. Always look for verticality and the opposite area. He is a very complete player.” For his part about Perea he declared that “he is a player whose versatility surprises. He adapts as a central, midfielder and” box to box “. Enriches his characteristics to any squad. Both he and Mula had offers of powerful equipment at an economic level” . The Sports Director added that “Unless there is an exit, we close the squad. Many days remain but unless there is an exit, the market is closed.”last_img read more

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Ravena relieved to just play vs Pringle with Romeo still out for GlobalPort

first_imgOSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award “It’s always nice to go home after a win, no matter how it was won. Everybody wanted a win because you don’t want to travel all the way here in the Philippine Arena, a great environment, to just play and not give it your 100 percent. We all wanted that Christmas gift which is a win,” he said.Going 2-0 early this 2018 PBA Philippine Cup may not mean much, but Ravena is looking at this stretch as a confidence-builder for NLEX as it guns for more wins to come in 2018.“It’s nice to play on a Christmas Day, and it was nice for us to win and celebrate for the holidays. Hopefully, we can continue this,” he said.The Road Warriors return to action on January 7 against the Phoenix Fuel Masters.ADVERTISEMENT But even if the Batang Pier only had Pringle with Terrence Romeo still recovering from his knee contusion injury, Ravena admitted it was still a tough challenge for him facing the 2015 Rookie of the Year.“It’s still hard to guard Stan. It’s hard to contain Stan that way,” he said after Pringle unloaded 33 points, 10 rebounds, and four assists in the game. “At least, we only had to deal with one of them as the focal point of GlobalPort’s offense.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkRavena, meanwhile, continued to impress, this time, collecting, 20 points, two rebounds, five assists and four steals.He is also grateful for coming out with a victory on Christmas day especially with his family and girlfriend Alyssa Valdez in attendance. Caguioa pays tribute to Helterbrand, wears No. 13 Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netBOCAUE — Kiefer Ravena felt relieved that this Christmas, he only had to deal with one of GlobalPort’s two-headed monster in Stanley Pringle and not the full experience on Monday.“I’m glad that it’s just Stan,” NLEX’s second overall pick in the 2017 PBA Rookie Draft said in Filipino after NLEX’s 115-104 win over GlobalPort. “If you add Terrence (Romeo) there, it will be much, much harder for us.”ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals View commentslast_img read more

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4 Liberians Graduate from Commonwealth Seminar in USA

first_imgBOSTON, USA– Four Liberians residing in the Boston area recently graduated from the Commonwealth Seminar, a program run by the Massachusetts State House to help diverse leaders gain legislative skills and networking opportunities in order to aid and advocate for their communities. The Commonwealth Seminar was founded in 2003 by Senator Jarrett Barrios in order to increase advocacy on Beacon Hill, and open the doors of the State House to groups that have historically been marginalized from the governmental process. Over the course of six weeks, participants engage with important administrative officials, lobbyists, and legislators in seminar-style discussions aimed at fostering inspiration for change, and understanding of the legislative process. The graduation ceremony featured an opening address by Shannon Erwin, co-founder of the Muslim Justice League, an organization that aims to protect the civil liberties of Muslims in a time when Islamaphobia runs rampant in the United States. Erwin, a 2010 graduate of Harvard Law School provides legal counsel to Muslims unjustly targeted as terror-suspects. The keynote address was delivered by Alejandra St. Guillen, the Director of the Boston Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement. Given the recent shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, FL, St. Guillen spoke of the necessity to show kindness in the face of hate. The child of an American mother and Venezuelan father, St. Guillen recounted her own struggles navigating racism against Latinos in the U.S., as well as prejudice against her sexuality. The Liberian graduates included Torli Krua, Torwan Krua, Frederlyn Eva Johnson, and Bishop Lawrence M. Jackson. Torli Krua said he will use his education with the State House to train community organizers at the Pan Africa Democracy Institute, a project of the Universal Human Rights International (UHRI) that aims to inspire a new generation of African leaders committed to public service and citizens’ initiative, a process of participatory democracy that affords citizens the right to directly propose laws without the approval or permission of the president or the national legislature. Krua said he hopes more of the Liberian state budget will be afforded to education, health care and basic services in the future. UHRI is conducting civic education on citizens’ initiatives across Liberia through an Agreement for Mutual Sustainability with Liberian Community Radio Stations in Grand Bassa and Nimba counties. The stations include Radio Saclepia, Nimba, Magic 99.3 FM Buchanan, Grand Bassa County and Voice of Tappita Radio-98.0mhz, Nimba County.Frederlyn Eva Johnson lived in Boston for 25 years before moving back to Liberia. Johnson said she feels government is not responsive to citizens in Liberia. She is impressed with the fact that citizens in Boston elect their own mayors and city counselors who engage Boston’s citizens to determine policies. Torwon D. Krua is a healthcare activist focusing on prevention of unnecessary deaths and illnesses caused by tobacco products; Torwon has launched a campaign, “Clean Air For All” on World No Tobacco Day, May 31, 2016, to make all bus stops in Boston designated smoke free areas within 100 days. Torwon hopes to use his skills to push for tougher tobacco laws and implementation in Liberia. Krua is currently in touch with local state officials and health agencies to promote his campaign.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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NASA Dryden may be named for Armstrong

first_imgAmong its space connections, the NASA Dryden center at Edwards Air Force Base is where the space shuttles landed early in that program. james.skeen@dailynews (661) 267-5743 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE – A congressman wants to rename NASA Dryden Flight Research Center after test pilot and Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong, who was the first person to walk on the moon. The change, supported by some space-advocacy organizations, is proposed in part with the goal of inspiring a new generation of scientists and researchers to explore space. Rep. Ken Calvert, R-Riverside, said he is drafting legislation to rename the center after Armstrong and still honor Hugh Dryden by naming a test range after him. Calvert said the effort was prompted by requests from numerous space advocates, including the California Space Authority and people in the Antelope Valley. “He’s certainly an American hero, a world hero for that matter, and this is the type of recognition he deserves,” Calvert said of Armstrong. Calvert, who is the ranking Republican on the House Space and Aeronautics subcommittee, said he told Armstrong about the idea and the former astronaut said he would not take a position on the matter. Calvert’s proposal would still honor Dryden by naming the Western Aeronautical Test Range for him. The test range is a network of radars, global positioning satellite equipment, and telemetry gear that covers restricted airspace over and to the north of Edwards Air Force Base. Dryden was a noted expert in aerodynamics who served as director of NASA’s forerunner – the National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics – and later as deputy administrator for the then-newly formed NASA. Dryden, who died in 1965, is credited with helping launch the X-15 rocketplane program and helping oversee the technical aspects of the early manned space programs. Janice Dunn, deputy director of the California Space Authority, said the organization supports naming the center after Armstrong – with the caveat that the test range be named after Dryden. The move has two benefits: – recognition for the first man to walk on the moon, a man with ties to Dryden; and more accurately reflecting the mission of the center. “It’ll help reflect that the center does indeed have an active participation in space exploration,” Dunn said. “It’s kind of lost that the center has a space exploration connection.” last_img read more

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Mane injury a concern, says Klopp

first_img0Shares0000Sadio Mane has not played for Liverpool since October 1 after getting injured on international duty for SenegalMANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Nov 14 -Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool will monitor the hamstring injury sustained by star man Sadio Mane while playing for Senegal.Mane and his international teammates secured their place at the 2018 World Cup in Russia after defeating South Africa 2-0 in Polokwane on Friday night. And after congratulating the Lions of Teranga, the Liverpool boss admitted the injury to Mane – who was released early, ahead of a dead-rubber return leg in Dakar on Tuesday – was a concern.Klopp told the club’s official website: “First and foremost, I have to say big congratulations to Senegal on the achievement of qualifying for the World Cup; this is fantastic news for their country and the players – Sadio included.“Aliou Cisse and his guys have done a fantastic job there and you can see them making a real impact in Russia come next summer. Personally speaking, I’m delighted for Sadio. Everyone in Liverpool knows his ability and the best players should be on the best stage – Sadio will now have this wonderful chance.“Specifically on him returning to Melwood early to be with us; obviously it is a concern that the hamstring injury is again on the agenda and it will be critical for us to monitor and manage that in the coming days.“At this stage we haven’t seen Sadio yet to properly assess the extent, but what is clear is that we will have to stay on top of this for the rest of the week and make sure we are careful in how we look after him.“So, in this moment all I can really say with certainty is that we will assess Sadio as soon as he lands back in the country and make decisions on what rehab and treatment gives him the best chance of being back fit and strong for the important fixtures we have coming.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

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ROW ERUPTS AFTER BUSINESSMAN FLIES UNION FLAG ABOVE WELL-KNOWN HOSTEL

first_imgThe union flag flies above Corncreggan Hostel in Dunfanaghy last night. Pic by 100% Pictures.EXCLUSIVE: A row has erupted after a Dunfanaghy businessman flew the union flag above his hostel yesterday – on the day that Britain’s Prince Charles arrived in Ireland.But the owner of the Corncreggan Hostel, Brendan Rohan, insisted he was not honouring the heir to the British throne.Donegal County Councillor Michael Mac Giolla Easbuig contacted Mr Rohan and demanded the flag be taken down.Cllr Mac Giolla Easbuig has demanded the flag be taken down.However, the owner of the hostel has refused saying he was merely flying the flag in honour of some British guests.He told Donegal Daily “Today it is the union flag and tomorrow, Wednesday, it will be the Swiss flag because I have Swiss guests.“I have flown many flags above the hostel including the French, Australian and Dutch flags but the only one I have been asked to remove is the union flag.“I put it up for my guests and it is only a coincidence that it was put up on the same day as Prince Charles arrived in Ireland,” he said.However Councillor Mac Giolla Easbuig said he had been contacted by several people who were disgusted that the union flag was flying in Donegal.He said such a flag which he said represented British imperialism should ever be flown in Donegal or Ireland.“That flag represents the parasite that is Prince Charles. He is the commander of the regiment which murdered fourteen people on Bloody Sunday and which continues to occupy our country.“Mr Rohan has his opinion but the reality is that I and many other people across Donegal do not agree with his actions,” he said.However Mr Rohan said he was quite happy to sit down and discuss the matter with Councillor Mac Giolla Easbuig.He said we have to be mature about the issue of flags for the sake of future generations.He also pointed to the fact that the Irish tricolour flag also presented the unionist tradition in our country. ROW ERUPTS AFTER BUSINESSMAN FLIES UNION FLAG ABOVE WELL-KNOWN HOSTEL was last modified: May 20th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Cllr Michael Mac Giolla EasbuigCorncreggan HousedonegalDunfanaghyflaglast_img read more

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DURCAN – “SHAY SENDS US ALL TEXTS BEFORE MATCHES”

first_imgPaul Durcan has revealed that Shay Given sends all the players texts before every Donegal game.Donegal goalkeeper Paul Durcan has revealed that Shay Given sends all the Donegal players texts, wishing them luck before all their games. Donegal goalkeeper Paul Duncan is arguably the best goalkeeper in Ireland.While many GAA pundits regard Cluxton as the best keeper, there are many that hold the Four Masters player in high esteem. The Donegal mans shot stopping and kick-outs played a massive role in their victory over the Dubs.Aston Villa and Ireland international keeper Shay Given is one of Durcans idols.Given dropped into one of McGuinness’s sessions during the year and trained with the team.Durcan said, “He was a hero of mine when I was growing up and it was a great experience for me. “He always texts the boys before the games wishing us luck so we know he is behind us.Durcan still maintains that it’s Stephan Cluxton that sets the standard for a goalkeeper in Ireland, although many believe that Durcan is just as good.Durcan said ,”I was looking at the stats and his are way above our own.“It seems that when he sees a man running it is going to his chest.“He is unbelievable at it. It is a joy to watch, not when you are playing against him though. “You think you are able to take him on at them but it is hard. If anyone is lazy out the pitch it is on their chest.DURCAN – “SHAY SENDS US ALL TEXTS BEFORE MATCHES” was last modified: September 17th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:GAAnewsPaul DurcanShay GivenSportlast_img read more

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Drake University Mourns The Loss Of Longtime Broadcaster Larry Cotlar

first_imgDrake University offers its condolences to the family of Larry Cotlar, who passed away overnight during flooding in Des Moines.”Our hearts go out to Larry’s family and friends, especially the thousands of Bulldog fans in Des Moines who have come to know Larry as the voice of their hometown team,” said Marty Martin, president of Drake University. “Larry’s enthusiasm and dedication brought so much joy to so many in our community and beyond. We are deeply grateful for his long, proud service.””Larry was so committed to Drake Athletics,” said Brian Hardin, athletics director for Drake University. “We all had the utmost respect—not just for Larry’s talent, but for the kind of quality person and colleague he was. Larry was loyal, passionate and tireless. He touched the lives of so many, and leaves behind an incredible legacy here at Drake.”Cotlar, the 2007 Iowa Sportscaster of the Year, had served as play-by-play announcer for Drake University men’s basketball since 2005–2006. He had also been a color analyst on radio for Drake football since 2013. He is survived by his wife, Deb Brewer-Cotlar, and two sons. Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

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Get your dancing shoes ready for the Monaghan Country Festival!

first_imgThe stage is set for the 2019 Monaghan Town Country Music Festival, which is set to draw large crowds for a wonderful weekend from July 18-21.Jivers and music lovers will be flocking to the famous competitions and gigs, which had some great Donegal victories in 2018. A preview of the entertainment in store took place with a concert in the town’s Diamond on Sunday evening. It was a family affair as perennial festival headliner Jimmy Buckley was joined by his daughter Claudia to launch the festival, which will be four days packed with “fun for all the family”. Jimmy’s voice was in as a fine a tune as his polished backing band, while Ms Buckley – now a burgeoning country star in her own right – partnered with Dad in the formalities with the same talents she brings to the duets which promise to be a highlight of Jimmy’s Saturday night Monaghan Festival performance – and his ensuing nationwide tour which commences in September. And it was clear that the open-air country celebration that draws fans of the music from near and afar could not come around quickly enough for the pair. “I can’t wait to be part of the Monaghan Country Festival buzz again this year,” Jimmy stated.  “This has become one of the best events of the year on the country calendar and we always enjoy being on the bill.  The welcome and hospitality afforded us in Monaghan are second to none.”  While Jimmy and the band are making their sixth festival appearance, 2019 will be Claudia’s debut but it was evident that she had already caught the bug. “Singing at the Festival for the first time is a really exciting experience for me and I am so looking forward to meeting everyone in Monaghan and being part of some great music,” she enthused. The Monaghan Town Country Music Festival is still a new festival, but with a popularity and following that similar events of greater vintage can only envy. Perhaps the secret of its success lies in the simplicity of its formula, encapsulated as “A weekend of country music and fun for all the family.” But a significant part of the success story is assuredly also the community nature of the occasion, which is founded on a voluntary effort coordinated by the local organising committee and contributed to by many civic-minded local citizens, businesses and public administrators.   And the fact that the proceeds of each Festival since its inception have gone to charities and good causes in the Monaghan area surely also helps to explain the enthusiasm and loyalty it has engendered in its annual panoply of patrons. So, what lies in store this year? The 2019 Festival edition opens on Thursday, July 18 with Gary Fitzpatrick getting proceedings underway at 7.30, followed at 9.30 by headliner Patrick Feeney. Gary Fitzpatrick became the toast of his native Donegal when he brought home the TG4 Glor Tire talent show title in 2018; the highly popular Patrick Feeney has one of the broadest repertoire of contemporary Irish country performers, with songs from Bruce Springsteen and Ed Sheeran and recastings of traditional folk favourites interspersed with more mainstream material. White Lightning get the Festival Friday off to a rousing start at 7.30 pm, and the popular band will be followed on stage at 9.30 pm by Mike Denver, past Entertainer of the Year award-winner.  There is a free afternoon of entertainment at the open-air Diamond stage on Saturday afternoon, with Alex Roe inaugurating proceedings at 3 pm – the crowd will surely be clamouring for the Offaly man to perform his big hit from last year “Summer Time” – and hoping that the weekend weather will be equally in tune! Gary Fitzpatrick returns to the Festival stage on Saturday at 4 pm to supply the soundtrack for the junior jiving competition in which contestants will vie to take home the Liam Stirrat Memorial Cup, named in memory of one of the Festival’s founding fathers. Gates open for the Saturday evening festival programme at 7.30 pm, an encore from Alex Roe being followed at 9.30 by the aforementioned Jimmy Buckley and his band, with Claudia Buckley’s duets with her father set to be one of the weekend’s highlights. Sunday sees another free afternoon of country heaven, performances from Friends (4 pm) and Jim Devine (5 pm) preluding what for many is the Festival centrepiece – the senior jiving competition. The event has a performance standard that never fails to enthral the crowds, who cannot help emulating what they witness on the bespoke dance floor as couples from across the land seek to win the Willie McKenna Memorial Cup, a trophy paying tribute to the late great Monaghan community man who was also one of the Festival’s formative visionaries.Monaghan Town Country Music Festival.The curtain will be brought down on Festival 2019 with the 8.30 pm performance of Michael English, a seasoned festival favourite and someone who has occupied a special place in the hearts of fans of the genre since he wowed the nation with a performance on the Late Late Show at the tender age of 11.  Michael’s vibrant live set invariably encourages his audiences to enact the imperative in the title of his 2015 album “Dance All Night”.Oliver Ferris and Niamh Doyle dancing in the Willie McKenna Senior Jiving competition. Tickets for the Festival are on offer at €10 per person per night, while €35 gets you a weekend ticket for all four nights.  There are concessions for under 12s accompanied by an adult. Tickets can be purchased at the Westenra Arms Hotel, The Diamond, Monaghan or through the Festival website, but patrons can also pay at the gates on the night. To enhance the family-friendly atmosphere, Cullen’s Fun Fair will be in town all over the weekend. Entry forms for both the junior and senior jiving competitions can be downloaded from the Festival website, and entries will also be taken on the day an hour before the events.  The senior jiving competition is being sponsored by Seamus McKenna Car Sales, Emyvale. A very well attended training session for festival stewards was held in the Westenra Hotel on Wednesday evening.  But more additions to the ranks of voluntary stewards would be welcomed by the organisers – anyone available and interested should contact the organising committee secretary on 087 – 1479189. “Get your dancing shoes ready!” was the message from Festival Secretary Julie Brannigan in the aftermath of Sunday’s launch event “The Festival is many things to many people,” she reflected, “but for a sizeable number of the thousands who flock to Monaghan from throughout the country and abroad for the four days of entertainment, the jiving competitions seem to supply the heart and soul of the event.  This year’s music programme is particularly conducive to dancing, and I am sure we will see some great examples of jiving not just on the competition stage but in the crowd as well.” Julie pointed out that the Festival had become such an established part of the summer calendar that many Monaghan people in the USA and other parts of the world now planned their annual holiday at home to coincide with it. “It brings friends together who might not have seen each other for years,” she said.  “It is the people who come who create the convivial atmosphere that everyone always talks about long after the memories of the musical highlights might have faded.  It is always a special weekend, and the organisers have worked extremely hard over the past 12 months to try to ensure that the 2019 event is the most successful and memorable yet.  What distinguishes the Monaghan Festival is that it is both a community and a charity event, and I think these facets are largely responsible for the popularity and loyalty which these four days of family-oriented fun inspire among their many patrons.” The Secretary voiced the organisers’ gratitude for the co-operation and patience of town centre business premises during the setting up of the now iconic Festival stage and dancing area and over the four days of the event itself. And so the stage is now metaphorically – and will soon be literally – set for one of the biggest summer weekends of entertainment that Co Monaghan has to offer.  Julie’s right – it’s time to get out those dancing shoes!Get your dancing shoes ready for the Monaghan Country Festival! was last modified: July 16th, 2019 by Staff WriterShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:EntertainmenteventsjivingMike DenverMonaghan Town Country Music Festival.What’s on?last_img read more

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DD Fitness: Are you able for the 12 rounds of Christmas?

first_imgIt is officially the season to be jolly. All the Grinches, Scrooges and Bah Humbuggers can suck it up, because Santa Claus is coming to town! ☺Maybe I came on too strong there, but if you aren’t enjoying the holiday season, you need to come and relieve some stress at my Rushe Fitness group training classes. Booking for January is open, and places are almost gone.  You know how January is, so don’t wait until it’s too late. Drop me a message through the link below and we’ll get you started. CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW!Each year, to celebrate the festive season, I have a special workout that I do with my members.  I have been doing this for the last 3 years and it hasn’t failed to disappoint yet. The workout is simple and effective, and by effective I basically mean that it is a bit horrible. As it is Christmas, the workout has a Christmassy theme. If you know the 12 days of Christmas, (and let’s face it, who doesn’t?), that is the inspiration for the workout.  So, take a minute and have a little sing song to yourself.  Get that catchy tune into your head. Maybe get Sandra from the office to join in and help you.  Can Sandra sing?Oh, well maybe not then. The best part of this workout is that you don’t need much space, or any equipment, but if you have access to some and want to make it harder, you can add some in. Want to give it a try?Here we go. The workout goes like the song does (12 days of Christmas)All you need is an exercise mat. 30 seconds jogging on the spot2 More Burpees3 Squat Jumps4 Forward lunge – (each leg) (add weight if needed)5 prisoner squats (add weight if needed)6 reverse lunges – lunging (each leg) (add weight if needed)7 X-body Mountain Climbers – climbing (each leg)8 Plank to Press – pressing9 Push ups – pushing10 Total Body Extensions – extending11 Jumping Jacks – jumping12 Burpees – burpingHow you do the workout is exactly like the song. Do the 1st exercise;“On the first day of Christmas, Rushe Fitness gave to me: 30 seconds jogging on the spot” Then do the 2nd exercise, then the 1st exercise.“On the second day of Christmas, Rushe Fitness gave to me: 2 more burpees and 30 seconds jogging on the spot.” Then do the 3rd exercise, then the 2nd, then the 1st.“On the 3rd day of Christmas, Rushe Fitness gave to me: 3 Squat Jumps, 2 more burpees and 30 seconds jogging on the spot.”  Then 4th, 3rd, 2nd, 1st and so on until you are going from 12 all the way down to 1. “On the 4th day of Christmas, Rushe Fitness gave to me: 4 Lunges lunging, 3 squat jumps jumping, 2 more burpees and 30 seconds jogging on the spot.”You continue to work your way through the workout exactly like the sequence of the song. It sounds easy on paper, trust me, it’s not. The exercises suggested are to allow minimal equipment to be used. If you are in a training facility and have access to a load of equipment, feel free to add in different exercises to make it harder or easier or to suit your style of training.You are only limited by your imagination. ☺If you try it out, I’d love to hear how you get on with it.  Send me a message on my Rushe Fitness page through the link below and let me know how you get on with it. Santa hats and Christmas jumpers are optional. #Lean 2.0My New Lean 2.0 Challenge kicks off January 6th. In the past 5 years we have had members drop more than, 20, 30 and 40+ pounds and keep it off. So, if you are ready to finally kick the old habits and make a lasting change in the new decade, click the link below and pre-book your place now. #Lean 2.0https://www.rushefitness.ie/class/lean-2-0-gym-plan/No gimmicks, just smart training, sensible nutrition and a supportive community to help you along your journey. DD Fitness: Are you able for the 12 rounds of Christmas? was last modified: December 15th, 2019 by Emmet RusheShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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